Resume Help YIKES

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Resume Help YIKES

Postby greenclaw » Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:03 pm

Hi everyone,
I need help editing/updating/making my resume interesting. I haven't worked on it in quite some time and I am unsure of how to proceed.



The University of
• B.A. in International Studies (East Asian Emphasis)
• B.A. in Political Science (Developing Countries & American Politics Emphasis)
• English Minor
University of Tianjin (Summer 2007)
• Earned 8 semester hours over course of 2 months: 4 s.h. language, 3 s.h. culture, 1 s.h. folk art
• Program Monitor: Assembled regular meetings of international students with Chinese language partners


• Opportunity at Scholarship- ACT composite score of 25 or higher
• International Studies Scholarship- Awarded to international studies majors
• Underrepresented Study Abroad Award- Awarded to minority students with high achievements in academics


10,000 Hours Program
• Volunteer at Crisis Center of Johnson County in Disaster Recovery and Relief Program
College Democrats
• Participate in weekly meetings and group activities
• College Democrats made calls for local Democratic candidates
Table to Table
• Gather donations from various corporate sponsors and channel them to local agencies that serve the homeless, hungry, and at-risk
Veterans Affairs Hospital
• Volunteer at the Veterans Affairs hospital. Transport lab samples and assist patients
U.S. House of Representatives Congressional Page
• Selection based on Congressman’s recommendation, GPA, and school activities

City of Lakes – AmeriCorps
• Improve academic success through 1:1 tutoring and small group learning
• Increase student engagement through service learning and enrichment programming
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
• Server – interact with patrons and ensure customer satisfaction and food quality
University of
• Transportation Assistant – facilitate movement of teachers and students
Stavros-Kefallonitou Family
• Au Pair – in charge of day-to-day activities and well being of two children
• Located in Strasbourg, France

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Re: Resume Help YIKES

Postby soj » Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:04 pm

i would cut out the opportunity at scholarship. no one cares about your ACT score. ACT comp 25 isn't even that high a standard. be more specific about how one qualifies for the other awards. as listed, they're unimpressive.

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