Whether you intend to find a job, apply to graduate school or pursue other endeavors, you will likely be competing with other candidates with qualifications similar to yours. Transcript notations can help you stand out. They highlight your participation in hands-on learning experiences that have been verified by the university as being extensive, immersive and meaningful. Employers and graduate schools view these experiences as indicators of a quality candidate.
In short, when you’re competing with other candidates with similar degrees and grades, your hands-on learning experiences can distinguish you from the rest, especially when they appear on your official transcript.