Landing a summer job is a fantastic way to earn to some independence and, of course, extra cash. But did you know that holding a summer job during your high school years can also make you more attractive to colleges?
College admissions teams are looking for students who use their free time wisely. Summer jobs teach students maturity and a sense of responsibility. It shows drive and a dedication toward self-improvement—great character points—on your application.
With summer officially in full swing, it’s time to get off the couch and hit the pavement. Here are GCU’s top 5 tips for landing a summer job.