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Higher Ed in the News

College clubs get students more engaged

August 23, 2010

Students who participate in co-curricular activities study more, have higher GPAs, and are more satisfied with their social lives, says Kevin Kruger of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

The average student participates in two campus activities, according to a 2009 NASPA report, which surveyed more than 14,000 students from 35 U.S. colleges and universities. Students who attend smaller colleges tend to become involved in more organizations, the report says.

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