Should I include the name of well-known person I interned with or just their company?
I interned with a well-known person in the film industry. Should I mention their name in my Common App (under the activities section) or just the name of their company, which an admissions counselor would probably have to Google to recognize? I don't want to sound like I am name dropping but I feel like it could make a difference knowing the caliber of persons I worked with. If I do list their name, should I list it as, "Academy Award winner John Doe" or would that also seem like emphasizing their accomplishments rather than my own?
you should put in both. For example, (topic here....in result it leads me to an interview with [name here] from [company name here] )
That is a good question. I think whether you mention it or not directly they would still learn about it when they verify that you interned with him.
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