It’s the start of your college life. Before stepping in, realise that the college world is a completely different world altogether. It is a stage when a teen’s personality starts developing. Since colleges are known for their extensive extra-curricular and campus activities, students must actively participate in as many activities as possible. Make the most of your college years.
Here is why you must participate in campus activities
To Gain Exposure
As colleges organise a lot of events for students, they invite well known and elite people to attend and judge such events. Participating in these events helps one to showcase their talent thus providing exposure.
To Build Network
College life provides a plethora of various kinds of people, all coming from diverse backgrounds, carrying their own identity. You end up building and developing relationships for a lifetime. Building networks is crucial as it might help your career in the future. Those people who are willing and enthusiastic to try out new things and gain enriching experiences will definitely come out and participate. Extend a hand of friendship towards such people as they will contribute to fostering your development. It is extra-curricular and campus activities where you will meet such people.
To Open the Door to Opportunities
Participating in one event might invite you into something else too. Yes, this is possible. When you will interact and be a part of the activities, you might come across so many different things are want to try it out yourself. Additionally, you might also end up joining hands with people and try something on a much bigger level.
To Develop Confidence
When you participate in events and activities, you often have to perform in front of a crowd. Sure, initially you will falter, feel nervous, goof up. Don’t forget, mistakes are a path towards progress. Once participation becomes common and normal for you, you will start developing confidence which will help you largely when you start with your career. Remember that confidence tops everything else. It is one attribute that can help you get through the most difficult times and challenges.
To Hone Organising and Management Skills
The events that take place in colleges are always organised by the student body. Organising a college event is as good as organising a professional real event. Becoming a part of the organising body for any college event will provide a real-life experience. It will teach you all the aspects involved in organising an event and actually make it happen. It will teach you to coordinate with people, work with them in cooperation, manage tasks, and also multitask.
To Have Fun
There is no best time of life other than college life. It’s the only stage of life where you get to be carefree without carrying the actual load of life and also prep yourself for the actual life. This is a crucial time of time where you can make friends, do crazy things, try out new things, make mistakes, learn and have unlimited fun.
So step in this phase of life, go head and make a lifetime of memories.