Extra-curricular activities like student government, clubs, sports, plays, and community service are important for middle and junior high school students, too. Your involvement in these activities shows teamwork, leadership, and commitment to improving your community.
Adapted from the article “Thinking Ahead about College.” © 2006 www.ribghe.org. Reprinted with permission. Visit http://www.ribghe.org/courseshs.htm to read the full text.