If you wish to be a member of a national honor society, first and foremost you will need to find out if your school has any honor society. Check your student handbook to find out if honor societies are listed among the students clubs they can join during their stay as students in the school. Seek advice from a faculty member to inform you about the cumulative requirements needed for you to be considered a member of a certain honor society. Below is a guide that most honor societies use in picking members of their honor society.
Usually all honor societies have minimum requirements needed for one to be considered a member and so you should learn of such requirements for you to be eligible to be invited as a member. Joining a honor society will require you to be tested and so you ought to know all the qualifications needed in advance before applying for consideration. You can be invited to be a member of a honor society if you are able to get a scholarship or if you are able to meet the scholarship requirement. Honor societies require academically performing members and so you should perform well academically to increase your chances of being invited to a honor society.
Honor societies have obligations that members need to abide by them hence inviting members who agree and understand the obligations of being a member. To join this type of honor society, you will need to contact the chapter adviser and obtain a list of the obligations of membership for that schools chapter. This honor society will require you to attend chapter meetings and also participate in chapter and individual service projects that benefit the school and the community.
Members of schools honor society usually work together and share ideas thus, these groups contain students with good character and so you should keep good character to be considered for invitation into honor societies. Make sure to demonstrate high standards of honesty and reliability to improve your chances of being selected when you apply to be considered a member of a certain honor society. Leaders are considered to be good problem solvers and are able to contribute massively and so you should apply for leadership positions since most honor society give priority to student leaders when inviting new members. Lastly, being a member of a honor society offers unique opportunity for you to prepare for college and your career pursuit.