Good grades are one thing, but it turns out the real secret to success is a spot on the yearbook committee. Student government also helps boost earnings later in life, and can help a person rise on a company's totem pole. But that tuba you hoisted in band? That's not doing anything for you.

participating in academic oriented clubs such as yearbook committee and student government increased a student's chances of becoming a supervisor later in life.

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According to Kosteas, the skills learned in such clubs "are very important in management positions, affecting a person's ability to supervise others and making these skills an important determinant of promotions and the assignment of supervisory responsibility."

In a forthcoming study that examined whether or not participating in clubs during high school had any link to a person's place on the corporate ladder later in life, Cleveland State University economics professor Vasilios D. Kosteas found that

Signing up for the theatre club, however, won't make you rich or powerful later in life, it seems. The study found that participating in non academic clubs, such as sports, had no effect on future earnings or the likelihood of becoming a supervisor.

And let's face it, it also seems likely that the type of people who go in for these clubs are keeners who get good grades and like to be in charge of other people. So it shouldn't be that much of a surprise that they end up making more money than the shiftless D students who couldn't have cared less for clubs.

And the more clubs, the better, it seems, with each additional club associated with a 2.3 percentage point increase in the likelihood of becoming a supervisor. found that participating in extracurricular activities was correlated with earnings 11.8 per cent higher than those who did not sign up for the yearbook committee.

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