Participate in student activities because:
- you came here (to the University of Illinois) to learn
- useful learning is not confined to active participation in classroom activities and doing homework
- your potential employers will be looking for evidence of skills related to leadership, interpersonal communication, working with others, and adapting for success—in addition to evidence of your writing and editing skills.
Participating in a student group can provide such evidence. Choose one — or more than one: