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Is There Such a Thing As a Correct Resume?

No. There is no right and wrong when it comes to résumé content and format. Each résumé is as unique as the individual it represents. It is up to you to select the appropriate content that best highlights your skills for the employment you hope to acquire, and then effectively communicate your qualifications in a format that is clear and easy to read.

Resume Formatting

Choose a format which allows the most impressive presentation of your experience history.  Whatever the case, be sure to emphasize your key skills and accomplishments with the use of action verbs. 

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Resume and CV Samples

Freshmen / Rising Sophomore Resumes
These focus on a chronological format and include high school information. This format is good for Freshmen and Sophomores.

Chronological Resumes
The most common type of resume used by college students and recent college grads. Focuses on a chronological format.

Targeted Resumes
Resumes focused towards a specific job or industry.

Functional Resumes
Skill-based resumes that de-emphasize lapses in employment. Employers are often not as familiar with this format.

Leadership Resumes
Resumes for student leaders.

CV's
A curriculum vitae is used primarily when applying for academic, education, scientific or research positions. It is also applicable when applying for fellowships or grants.


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