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Do colleges care about part-time jobs?

Hey guys! I'm a junior, and I've been working part-time for a while now. I was wondering if having a job would be viewed positively by colleges. Should I include it in my application, or is it not important? Thanks for any advice!

11 months ago

Hi there! It's great to hear that you're taking on the responsibility of a part-time job while still in high school. To answer your question, yes, colleges do care about part-time jobs and it's definitely a good idea to include it in your application. College admissions officers are looking for well-rounded students who demonstrate not only academic prowess but also time management, commitment, and responsibility. Having a part-time job shows that you're able to balance multiple priorities, which is an important skill to have in college and beyond. When you list your job on your application, make sure to mention any specific responsibilities, skills, or accomplishments that you've gained from your experience. This will help demonstrate the value of your work experience and give admissions officers a better understanding of your character and potential. Best of luck with your applications and keep up the good work!

11 months ago

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