MSA Mentorship Forms, Resumes, & Common App Overviews
Purpose The concept of an application You’ll probably do them for the rest of your life! Timing! Brevity & Succinctness
Forms Common App College Board SAT Send Your Scores Individual Colleges Forms Transcript & Midyear Report Forms Scholarship Forms CSS/Profile Form & IDOC FAFSA Form
The Common App Attention to Detail
Supplements Do your own thing and do whatever you want! Provide for the “if” circumstances
Resumes Click images to open files Open Handbook, see JUST examples Read Tips Sheet Re-analyze Examples Build your own! Career Handbook Detailed, but perfect examples Resume Tips Sheet Short & Sweet – Must Read!
Key Points Use Action Verbs 1 Page – max 2 lines per entry Stick to convention Highlight skills and your role
Cover Letter Use Action Verbs 1 Page – 1pp intro, 1pp project details, 1sentence end Stick to convention Highlight yourself as a contributor