What are some tips for writing your first resume?

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What are some tips for writing your first resume?

Reecy Aresty
College Admissions/Financial Aid Expert & Author Payless For College, Inc.

What are some tips for writing your first resume?

Try these: 1. Don't limit it to 1 page & make sure your name is in a large font 2. HS students who haven't accomplished much should consider including Middle School 3. Write in sound bites; no sentences & abbreviate as much as possible 4. Include the basics such as: a. interests b. clubs, organizations c. community service hrs rec'd & where d. summer activities e. travel f. academic awards g. athletic participation & awards h. your numbers i. special skills - bi-lingual, etc. j. misc. - come up w/something clever

Ronald Harris

What are some tips for writing your first resume?

Really talk about your strengths.