Presentation on theme: "College Résumés Senior Communications. What is a résumé? One page advertisement."— Presentation transcript:
College Résumés Senior Communications
What is a résumé? One page advertisement
How long does an admissions counselor look at your résumé? A.Less than 30 seconds B.1 Minute C.3 Minutes
First Impressions Résumé Must be PERFECT! Appearance Paper Truthful
Parts of a Résumé Objective States purpose Education Activities Volunteer Service Honors & Awards Work Experience References
References NO family Teachers Mentors Pastor Principal Organization Sponsor Coach
Format 1” – 1.25” margins Max: 12 pt font, Min: 10 pt. font size Professional font style-easy to read Bulleted lists Use phrases with action verbs Use tabs for alignment Consistency
Action Verbs Served turkey dinner to homeless Organized high school prom Assisted with Open House Activities Recruited members for FBLA Volunteered at hospital once a month Tutored 9 th grade math student Picked up litter in community
Good Luck! Sample résumé Sample résumé Sample résumé Always proofread, have a friend proofread, and edit!! Sell yourself! Make a GREAT first impression!
Assignment Guided Practice-bullets, lines, & tabs on Word Independent Practice-Create your college résumé. Proof it & have a friend proof it. Print and turn in.