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We are not our GPA’s

For modern high school students, more often than not, excelling in classes is not driven by a desire for education, but instead is driven by determination to maintain a high GPA. Because of the mentality surrounding GPA scores and the emphasis placed on them, high school education has shifted and… We are not our GPA’s
<a href="https://highschool.latimes.com/author/olundp/" target="_self">Paul Olund</a>

Paul Olund

January 31, 2015

For modern high school students, more often than not, excelling in classes is not driven by a desire for education, but instead is driven by determination to maintain a high GPA. Because of the mentality surrounding GPA scores and the emphasis placed on them, high school education has shifted and…

We are not our GPA’s

Column: How I secured an internship at UCLA

Column: How I secured an internship at UCLA

Getting an internship during high school can do wonders for your education, opportunities and not to mention college applications. As a high school junior, some of my friends have been looking for internship opportunities through programs offered at different...