Connect with us

These 8 Things Must Be Included In The College Resume

Extras

These 8 Things Must Be Included In The College Resume

Getting into college is no less than getting a good job. This means that a good resume is needed for selling yourself. However, for boosting the chances of being accepted, given below are 10 things that you must surely include in the college resume:

1.School leadership positions such as Prom Committee or Class Treasurer

student_council_
image source
Always include your leadership positions in school. This will make your resume more strong. It shows that you have the necessary leadership capabilities.

2.Community service hours

4/16/11 10:27:01 AM -- Boston, MA The Charles River clean-up during Global Day of Service on April 16, 2011. Photo by Cydney Scott for Boston University Photography

4/16/11 10:27:01 AM — Boston, MA
The Charles River clean-up during Global Day of Service on April 16, 2011.
Photo by Cydney Scott for Boston University Photography

image source
Highlight in the resume the service that you have given to the school committee. It might be any kind of social activity or some campaigns being conducted.

3.Do mention your Club Membership

19-glee-660x400
image source
Do highlight your club membership. Mention the clubs that you were an active member in. This would help in highlighting your achievements in a specific club.

4.Performance or Music Lessons

ConductorsColleegium351-copy_0
image source
Fill your resume with your performances and music lessons. Let the college administration know how multi-talented you are!

5.Athletic Participation

3028829-poster-p-1-3028829why-your-next-employee-should-be-a-former-student-athlete
image source
Even though you aren’t from the sports quota, highlight your participation in athletic activities. This would impress them to give you admission in their college.

6.Mention if you have done any kind of internship

NoJobExperience 1
image source
Always highlight your work experience on the profile. It might be a small internship that you might have done during school time to earn some extra bucks. This mention of the internship is definitely going to make a lot of impact.

7.Awards and Honors

PATRIOT-Pen-Award-7th-graders
image source
Do mention about science competitions, essay writing awards and honor rolls.  This is surely going to impress the faculty a lot.

8.Outside interests

kay-shoot
image source
Mention what your outside interests are. For example it might be hiking, writing or photography. Put up everything that you like or are interested in.

Share Your Views In Comments Below


Continue Reading
You may also like...

More in Extras

To Top