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CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES9siblings while parents work multiple jobs.” Which is challenging to balance school and anextracurricular activity, however, work is an activity where less cliques form.It has been noted that the type of co-curricular activity can have a positive impact on youracademic success depending on the type of organization it is. According to Barker, in a study itshowed that political and art based organizations are the most beneficial, while athletic andreligious involvement have no significant effect on the grade point average of under-representedstudents (2008). Depending on the type of co-curricular activity you are involved in can also playa bigger role than just your academic success (Barker, 2008). Affiliations with Greekorganizations or participation in a sports team has been linked to binge-drinking and othersubstance abuse.The NCAA is the National Collegiate Athletic Association which dedicates its work tothe success of college athletics. The NCAA is made up of 1,092 colleges and universities across

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