Good academic performance in college is not something to be taken for granted. If you want a high GPA throughout your college then you should be ready to put in a lot of work and be disciplined because the teaching get faster and the amount of work to do gets higher with every procession to the next level. Because this is not an easy thing to do, those who work hard for grades will be noticed by honor societies in the campus as well as online. This is why being a member of these societies is something you should have in mind. Being on campus gives you a chance to network which is something that will help you in the future. There is a difference between belonging to a club and being among people who are on the same journey you have embarked on and this is what this honor societies will give you. You need people who challenge to do better and honor societies introduce you to people who will motivate you to reach your full potential academically.
A great GPA is candy to the eyes as far as employment opportunities are concerned but you need a better resume if you have to get ahead of the competition. Employers love applicants who have been involved in extracurricular activities and honor society membership will do that for your resume. There are other benefits you get for being a member as well. They include access to job sites, study abroad and scholarship opportunities. The memberships can be for a lifetime and you will always have access to the job sites.
Because you will not be the first person to become a member, you will be exposed to international, national and local leaders who are also members and this give you a great headstart when you are looking for a job. It is normal for all colleges to offer networking opportunities to all students but honor societies ensure their members have additional networking opportunities. Employers and leaders you come into contact with through these fairs will already know what kind of a student you are before they even look at your resume which is a great head start. Being a honor society member will help you celebrate your wins academically. Do not wait for strangers to come and celebrate you because that may not happen and you have to do it by yourself.