By Sammie Levin, for HerCampus.com
As if you didn’t have enough to do during the college application process, from spending hours tediously filling out the Common App to writing your hundredth essay, your interviewer for the University of X is requesting you send her your resume before you meet. Resume?! You’ve never made one of those and don’t even know where to begin. Don’t panic—we’ve got your back.
While resumes are not always a required part of the college application process, some colleges allow you to attach an extra resume to your application, which is an opportunity you should absolutely seize so you can tell them even more about how awesome you are. And even if your interviewers don’t ask you for one, it’s always a good idea to send them your resume beforehand and bring a copy to the interview for them to refer to. Laura Marks, professional college essay editor and resume consultant based in Newton, MA, explains that bringing a resume to the interview “shows you are prepared but it also gives the interviewer a place to start asking you questions.”
So, read on to find out how to craft the perfect resume to ensure that you stand out in just one single page.
the original article from Her Campus, written by sammie levin