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Should I include a resume with my college application?

Hello! I'm a junior in high school and I'm wondering if it's a good idea to include a resume with my college application. Is it necessary? If so, what should I include on it? Thanks for your advice!

9 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're starting to think about your college application early. Including a resume can be a good idea, but it's not always necessary. It really depends on the specific college you're applying to and whether they require or recommend it. Some schools appreciate the extra information, while others may not even look at it if it's not required. If you decide to include a resume, focus on highlighting your achievements, extracurricular activities, work experience, and any leadership positions you've held. You can also mention any awards or recognitions you've received. Keep it concise and well-organized, since admissions officers have limited time to review applications. My child prepared a resume when applying to college and found it helpful for keeping track of all their accomplishments. Ultimately, it's up to you to decide whether or not to include a resume. If you're unsure, check with the specific colleges you're applying to or consult with your school counselor. Best of luck with your college applications!

9 months ago

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