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1 Preparing to Be a Leader Dr. David Byers
2 Introduction To learn more about how to use your high school years to become a leader and to prepare for college and life, follow along in your handout to find out the answers to the quizzes we have for you.
3 HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE, & LIFE QUIZ 1.Being involved in extracurricular activities in high school helps prepare you for college and for adult life. 2.Colleges are interested not only in how high your grade point average was in high school, but also are interested in the extracurricular activities with which you were involved. TRUE
4 HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE, & LIFE QUIZ 3. In high school, being involved in sports and joining clubs/organizations helps you develop leadership skills. 4. You can learn leadership skills by being an active member of a club or organization and don’t necessarily have to be the “leader”. TRUE
5 HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE, & LIFE QUIZ 5. Employers are impressed by good grades in high school, but even more impressed by students who earn good grades AND are involved in extracurricular activities. 6. Sports and cheerleading are the only things to do in high school. TRUE FALSE
6 HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE, & LIFE QUIZ 7. Extracurricular activities in high school help you make new friends, build confidence, and may even help you become a better student. 8. A positive way to think about high school is to use those four years to prepare yourself for college and for life! TRUE
7 HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE, & LIFE QUIZ 9. You should take the easiest classes you can in high school. 10. Taking more classes than you have to in high school is a waste of time. FALSE FALSE
8 COMMUNITY SERVICE QUIZ 1.Community service just means picking up trash or serving food to the poor and homeless. 2. Colleges like to admit high school students who are involved in community service. FALSE TRUE
9 COMMUNITY SERVICE QUIZ 3. Employers like to hire people who are involved in community service. 4. Community service takes too much time. TRUE FALSE
10 COMMUNITY SERVICE QUIZ 5. Performing community service can help make you a better student and leader. 6. Community service is someone else’s responsibility. TRUE FALSE
11 COMMUNITY SERVICE QUIZ 7. You’re too young to perform community service. 8. Going to high school, being involved in extracurricular activities, and being involved in community service will take up too much of your time. FALSE
12 COMMUNITY SERVICE QUIZ 9. Community service is something to put on your job application and/or resume. 10. Your parents won’t let you take part in community service activities. TRUE ???