Students’ Top Ten Reasons To Participate in Service-Learning


Participating in service-learning …
1. Lets you know you have made a positive difference in the community
2. Promotes diversity
3. Allow you to see the results and impact of your work in the community
4. Provides the chance to explore careers and get job experience
5. Boosts self-confidence and brings personal gratification
6. Challenges you, your attitudes, and your abilities
7. Helps you make new friends, contacts, and networks
8. Makes learning fun and real
9. Broadens horizons and perspectives
10. Teaches practical skills and gives career exploration

Written by students from national Service-Learning Leader Schools at the Leader Schools Institute in Washington, D.C.

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