September 8, 2020
importance of an internship blog post

The Importance of an Internship on Your College Application

As you begin the college application process, keep in mind the benefits of adding a high school internship to the Activities section on the Common App. With 150 characters of space to fill, describing a meaningful internship experience will enhance your application. A high school internship not only provides you with real-world experience, but it also gives you the knowledge you need to decide the college (and major) that best suits you. Including a quality internship on your college application demonstrates that you are a dedicated student who takes education seriously – an asset to any college or university! It’s no secret that college admissions have become more competitive than ever. So how do you set yourself apart from the competition? Having a 4.0 GPA and a course schedule filled with AP classes is not enough. Community involvement, philanthropy, extracurricular activities and – you guessed it – a high school internship can bring your application to the next level and […]