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Finding a writing partner isn't about finding someone who makes you more hire-able. It's about finding someone who makes you a better writer.
You do NOT want a writers group mixing seasoned, polished writers with first-timers trying to learn structure, character, tone, process, etc.
Going to a coverage service is like flipping through the phone book to find a therapist. You MIGHT get the exact right person reading your script… but I wouldn't put money on it.
Most teens aren't ready to sell material or navigate an actual screenwriting career. But that doesn't mean you can't begin preparing NOW.