Be concise. Use bullet points. Use active verbs. Avoid complete sentences.
Students should begin developing a resume during the 10th grade year in order to begin capturing their experiences:
awards and achievements
extracurricular activities e.g. clubs, sports, etc.
job-related skills and experiences
The goal is to demonstrate to the college that the applicant is capable of academic success; therefore, the bulk of the resume should describe academic achievements and school-related activities.
Resume building: watch video for a general overview of creating your first resume
Then, this video on language
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Writing a Summary Statement
A summary statement: a brief/concise statement at the top of your resume that highlights your accomplishments and skills
Highlight Your Experience
Provide an Education Section
Education and exploration of your interests
Awards & Achievements
Employers are looking for candidates who have a history of making an impact
Hard and Soft Skills
Hard skills are abilities that are specific to the job