How To Make The Most Out Of Your Senior Year Of College
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How To Make The Most Out Of Your Senior Year Of College

Your last year should be your best year.

How To Make The Most Out Of Your Senior Year Of College

Senior year in college is bittersweet. Although you are finally so close to obtaining that degree you've worked so had for, you will miss the friends and memories that will be left behind when you stray into the real world. Graduation day marks more than a grand achievement: it marks the end of four years spent enjoying your life without truly having to be an adult.

Senior year creeps up fast, and the previous three years will seem like a blur. That's why your last year should be the best one yet. Many say that freshman year is the most eventful year, but senior year is your time to go out with a bang and do all the things you've been putting off.

It's not too late to join a club, organization, or enroll in a fun or interesting course senior year. In fact, if you haven't, it's crucial to work all of those things into your final semesters. You're sure to regret it after graduation if you don't.

Joining a club

We all have that one group or club that we've always been curious about. Whether it's an IM sports team, writing club, or LARPing group, you'll never know how fun it could be or who you could meet if you didn't give it a shot. I encourage everyone to take a chance and join a club or group that sparks his or her interest, even if it's beyond his or her comfort zone. Your last year is your last chance to kill the curiosity and see for yourself.

Joining a organization

Joining an organization such as a fraternity or sorority is really helpful freshman year when you're settling into your new college town, but it's never too late to rush and make friendships that will last a lifetime. Joining an organization senior year, even if you haven't planned on it before, can make your last year one for the books. It only took me two months to meet my best friends in my sorority, and rushing will always be one of the most important decisions I ever made.

Enrolling in a fun, unique course

There are plenty of interesting courses to enroll in that are most likely out of your field of study, and enrolling in one could be a great way to add some spontaneous fun to your final semesters. Do some research about courses your college offers, and you'll be surprised by what you find. Many schools offer fun electives such as yoga classes that can be used towards your G.P.A. while having a good time. You can also enroll in a class you find intriguing that you may not have had the chance to take yet, even if it falls under another major or minor.

Apply for an internship

If you haven't already, applying for an internship senior year will add needed experience to your resume while also adding more fun to your last year. Internships are a great way to ease yourself into your future career and can score you job offers while introducing you to others in your field.

Senior year doesn't have to be melancholy. By incorporating just one or all of the above, your final year at university will top the others, leaving you with the best memories for last.

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