5 Reasons Every Student Should Volunteer

Community service teaches students many important lessons. Volunteering is something that colleges like to see on students’ college applications. It helps schools understand how a student might contribute to their college campus and can improve chances for college acceptance.

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With summer officially here, you might be trying to find ways to fill your time with activities like sports, theater, music and just about any campus club you can join. It’s a great idea to immerse yourself in activities you love and know will look great on your college applications. But, don’t overlook one very important opportunity not only to help others, but also to help yourself ? volunteer work. Maybe it’s that second word (work) that scares you away. It can be hard to imagine giving away your precious time for free. What is important to understand is that volunteering pays you back in a myriad of ways, and many of those rewards are more valuable than currency. Here are five reasons why it’s worth the time and effort.

1. Work as a Team

In college, you will inevitably have to work on a group project. If you’re lucky…

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