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What should be included in my college resume?

Hey everyone! I'm working on creating a college resume, and I'm not sure what to include. Should it mainly focus on my academic and extracurricular accomplishments, or should I also list things like hobbies and interests? Thanks in advance!

9 months ago

Hey there! When it comes to creating a college resume, you'll want to focus on showcasing your achievements, experiences, and skills that best represent you as a student and person. Academic accomplishments, extracurricular activities, leadership positions, and volunteer experiences should definitely be included.

Including hobbies and interests is also a good idea, especially if they demonstrate qualities like creativity, teamwork, or passion. These will help to show another side of you that admissions officers will appreciate. Just make sure you don't simply list them; explain how these hobbies and interests have shaped you as a person or have developed your skills.

Additionally, if you've held any part-time jobs or internships, include those too as they indicate your work experience and responsibility. My own child included their part-time job at a local bookstore, which highlighted their interest in literature and responsibility in juggling work and school. Best of luck with your resume!

9 months ago

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