Discussion text part time job - Study explains that other research has found that increasing time spent on homework by just 30 minutes per night improves math grades, for example, by two full grade levels -- so it's clear that an after-school job can hurt academic performance. , even though kids are busier these days -- taking more tests and doing more extracurricular activities to get into much more competitive colleges -- a part-time job during the school year in high school should be a no-brainer, right? Working will interfere with completing schoolwork, participating in extracurricular activities, spending time with family and friends or getting enough rest, it may not be a wise decision. 's my thinking: lower grades usually make it harder to get into top colleges -- particularly those that might have more money to dole out.
Don't judge; I'm just a teacher.