Meaningful summer experiences can significantly enhance a student’s college application. They reveal intellectual curiosity, maturity, passion, and motivation. In a world of increasingly competitive admissions, applicants cannot afford to let that time go to waste.
It takes more than a solid GPA and respectable test scores to gain entry into an elite university. Harvard rejects almost 50% of its valedictorians and perfect SAT score applicants. Why? Because eggheads are a dime a dozen, and they’re looking for the well-rounded superstar, not the testing whiz. Your résumé has to be outstanding.
In Get Your Summer Strategy On!, Jessica Givens gives students a step-by-step guide to maximizing the potential of the summer months. Givens examines the different résumé bullets students must complete, and she highlights the many programs available to students in the know. By following her simple guide, students are guaranteed to change their admissions potential and broaden their horizons, turning their applications into college admissions gold.