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How do I create a strong college application resume?

Hey everyone, I'm a high school junior, and I'm starting to work on my college application resume. What should I include, and how can I make it stand out? Any tips or resources would be appreciated! Thanks in advance!

11 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're starting to work on your college application resume early. I've been through this process with my own child, so I'd be happy to share some tips with you. First of all, make sure you include the basics like your contact information, education, and standardized test scores. Next, list your extracurricular activities, community service, work experience, and any awards or honors you've received. Be sure to focus on the activities that demonstrate your interests and passions, as colleges like to see students who are engaged and dedicated. When listing your activities, it's important to be specific about your role and accomplishments. For example, instead of just writing 'Member of the debate team,' you could include details about the number of tournaments you've participated in and any awards you've won. Additionally, consider organizing your resume in a way that highlights your strengths and interests. You could create separate sections for leadership, service, or academics to showcase your achievements in those areas. Finally, don't forget to proofread your resume for any typos or grammatical errors. A polished resume will make a better impression on college admissions officers. Good luck with your college application process!

11 months ago

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