A Different Kind of Freshman 15

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You may be familiar with the “Freshman 15,” but I have a different kind of Freshman 15 I want to share with you: 15 reasons to join DECA as a freshman!

While DECA can seem intimidating or overwhelming, especially to a student just entering high school, the truth is that starting your DECA journey as soon as possible is the best way to get the most out of your experience.

Check out my “Freshman 15” below:

  1. You will make so many new friends from around the world.
  2. You get the opportunity to learn about potential career fields.
  3. Through DECA you will be able to travel to cool places.
  4. Have the chance to network with colleges.
  5. Learn about yourself.
  6.  You will stand out during college admissions and job interviews.
  7. Gain experience and skills in public speaking.
  8. DECA gives out lots of scholarship money to its members.
  9. Learn what it’s like to be a leader and leadership skills.
  10. Give back and participate in community service.
  11. DECA is so much fun!
  12. Create a path for your professional future.
  13.  Learn how to collaborate with team members.
  14. Get involved in your school.
  15. You will learn how to set goals.

So, are you ready to join DECA and experience the #Limitless opportunities available? Go to deca.org to learn more now!

Follow Marjorie on Twitter @decavpmarjorie.

Categories: Chapter Development, Chapter Resources, Membership + Recruitment

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