The Impact Of Campus Involvment On Hospitality Student Achievment And Satisfaction

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What do you do after class? Do you hang out with friends, join a club, or play games with friends? According to Simon A. Lei and Dean Yin, authors of the article “IMPACTS OF CAMPUS INVOLVMENT ON HOSPITALITY STUDENT ACHIEVMENT AND SATISFACTION”, 80 percent of college students are involved in extracurricular activities. Whether it be playing in the band or going to the gym to get in a good work out, for most people, the activities are an opportunity to relax and do something they enjoy while relieving stress. These activities play a vital role in students’ lives, and without them they would be overwhelmed. College is a time for students to prepare for their future, by acquiring the knowledge that will become foundation blocks for the rest of their lives. College should be a balance of practical skills, the material studied, and extracurricular activities. Scholars like Mark Edmundson, author of the article “On the Uses of a Liberal Education: As a Lite Entertainment for Bored College Students”, believe that school should be only about the classes, and that all extracurricular activities should be removed from campus. I believe that students need to express themselves and participate in activities to relieve stress; without these activities students will become more frustrated, which will decrease their grades and passion towards education. College is a place to prepare students for the future It is somewhere people can discover themselves, learn how to think on their

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