Some notes I made while preparing applications for the 2014 summer internship cycle.read more
Job interviewers and admissions officers see lots of applicants. They read tons of resumes from "A" students with many accomplishments. But they do not see many handwritten thank-you notes.
If you are a B+ student, your handwritten thank-you note will raise you at least a half-grade in the eyes of a future boss or admissions officer. You will become an "A" to them. And because handwritten notes have gotten so rare, they will remember you.