At the end of your graduation, when you take a look back in time the classes attended or the marks scored won’t matter the only thing you are going to cherish is the memories of your college life and to make it more interesting you need to do some extra work.
1. Chose the course of your choice
If you are pursuing the course of your choice studies won’t seem like a burden to you. It will gradually expand your knowledge and understanding about the subject and will also help you choose a career from the same field. If your subjects are not interesting, you will never be able to enjoy your three years of graduation. You must not get influenced by others and take up courses everyone else is opting for but follow your passion and listen to your heart because at the end of the day it’s your life and your choices. Your desire to learn what you love will become the ultimate reason to enjoy college.
2. Expand your social circle
Some people will come into your life as a lesson while a few others may come to guide you to the right path but it’s definite that you don’t meet people by accident, each one of them has a role to play in your life. College is the best place to make new friends. You’ve just been pulled out of your school life and placed into a completely new environment. It is the right time for you to socialize and expand your friend circle. Having a group of your own will help you enjoy your college days to the fullest. You will not only learn new things from each individual but there’s no doubt that you will make bonds for life. Who knows that your classmate will turn out to be your true friend and much more?
3. Join a college society
Are you a budding sportsman? Or if you have an artist hidden within yourself, college is the right place for you to unleash the fire within you. One way to make the most out of your college is by joining a college society. Colleges have a lot to offer and you must learn to make use of it. Extracurricular Activities will not only boost your CV but they will also help you chase your dreams. Always remember that every other great personality started off from a small stage .Be it dance, dramatics, debate, music or sports join a society that suits you the best.
4. Visit other colleges
If you have friends in other colleges don’t forget to make visits to other colleges and try to attend the events organized by other colleges. Participate in inter college events and interact with students from different colleges. This will help you socialize and learn a lot.
You are not the only person who will graduate from college, your classmates and every other student of your college will have a degree by the end of three years, and so what makes you different from the rest is your ability to stand out from the crowd. Think out of the box and do everything possible that will help you outshine the others. Doing internships will help you gain practical work experience. They will guide you and prepare you for your future jobs and will also teach you to cope up with the pressures of a working environment. Doing a number of Internships will be a crucial factor for employers to hire you from the lot.
6. Join NGO’s or volunteer
If you have the desire to serve others and work for the empowerment of the society, joining NGO’s and Volunteering is the key to fulfill your wishes. Students are the leaders of tomorrow and they can definitely bring about a change. Help others, set forth a good example and be an inspiration to many. NGO’s shelter people who have experienced a lot of hardship ranging from metal health to abuse, and of course frantic, chaotic lifestyles by working for such people you are saving someone’s life and contributing towards the welfare of a better society. Above all it gives you a sense of responsibility and satisfaction. It will broaden your perspective and is way better than sitting idle at home and dreaming about an ideal society.
7. Go for college trips
You only go to college once and to make every moment countable you really need to relax and go for college trips with your buddies. When day to day assignments, projects and submissions seem to be a hectic part of life college trips come handy. It will let you interact with people and have fun forgetting the pressures of life.
8. Go with the Flow
There are protests and mass boycotts in colleges and experiencing them and being part of it is undoubtedly a different experience. Do not be scared of the consequences or hesitate to follow the mass, learn to voice your opinions.
9. Contest for elections
Contesting for college elections will help you discover the leader within yourself.it gives you a confidence boost, sense of responsibility and will enhance your leadership skills. This is the best way to bring about the change you have always longed for. Also it is a way of realizing your own potential and being a source of awe and admiration to your fellow students. Whether you win or not, having the guts to stand up for yourself and facing the crowd is all that matters.
10. Learn a new language
Learning a new language is an incredibly rewarding experience and also a confidence booster.it will also increase your brain power and improves your decision making skills. It provides you the opportunity to think of studying or even living overseas and also of working with foreign companies. Learning a new language exposes you to a new culture which is an immensely enriching experience. Will help you apply to colleges from different countries.
11. Start your own startup
Are you determined to establish your own trademark someday? Or do you dream of starting your own business? Then college is the ideal place for you to begin your journey of making your dream come true. If you have clear ideas and the necessary entrepreneurship skills then move ahead with your startup. Gather people with the same interest and start your business.
12. Blog about your own life
If you are a creative writer and you wish to be a famous one someday, you need to start from the basics. Writing is a difficult task and perseverance is more important than having writing skills so in order to make writing a habit try blogging about your own life. You can write about daily stories from college life with a creative touch to it. This will contribute to your growth as a writer and you may even get some fan following.
13. Set your own style yet follow the fashion
Now that you are in college you can finally say goodbye to the old school uniform. But if you are a girl you are probably caught up with the inexplicable situation that “my wardrobe is full, but I still don’t have anything to wear”. You don’t have to always catch up with the latest trends, you can set your own style and also inspire others to do the same. Have a sense of fashion but also wear clothes of your choice and not merely what everyone else is buying. Do remember that it’s not about the expensive brands or the latest trends, it depends entirely on your ability to carry out an outfit with grace.
14. Certificate courses or add on courses.
Textbooks will guide you to clear your examinations but they are not going to do you any good when it comes to siting for a placement. What extra work have you done apart from your college graduation is the only thing companies are looking for. In order to boost your CV and to get preference over other candidates you have to do some extra work. There are a wide variety of certificate courses like coding, theater, event management, media studies and much more which you can learn side by side along with college.
15. Being happy is the key to success.
When you are in the race to make ends meet you forget the most important factor for a prosperous future. The key to success is happiness you can only enjoy the fruits of college if you genuinely feel happy about your life.