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How to write a resume that is informative, attractive and easy to read

How to write a resume that is informative, attractive and easy to readHow to write a resume that is informative, attractive and easy to read

Please review this information thoroughly and prepare your resume draft before bringing your resume to be reviewed by a career counselor.   Look at resume samples, even those in other fields.   Start with a blank Word document – NEVER use a template!    
The resume should be a brief but informative summary of your education, employment or volunteer experience, and any specialized skills.  The layout should be attractive and easy to read or scan.  It should generate the kinds of questions you want to answer during an interview.    
Basic tips for writing a literary analysis

Basic tips for writing a literary analysisBasic tips for writing a literary analysis

In Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," the mad narrator explains in detail how he kills the old man, who screams as he dies. After being alerted by a neighbor, the police arrive, and the madman gives them a tour through the house, finally halting in the old man's bedroom, where he has buried the man beneath the floor planks under the bed. As he is talking, the narrator hears what he thinks is the old man's heart beating loudly, and he is driven to confess the murder.
Motorcycles Fun Study

Motorcycles Fun StudyMotorcycles Fun Study

This lapbook  is suggested for grades K-5 but is very flexible for higher grades.


College writing tips constructing good arguments

College writing tips constructing good argumentsCollege writing tips constructing good arguments

Which branch of government can be considered the most powerful?  What role did stem-cell research play in the 2004 presidential election?  Or, explore the construction of race through Toni Morrisons The Bluest Eye.  Each of these require you to build an argument to show the instructor that you know the information and can logically think through it to clearly express a point or position.

Writing tips and helpful hints

Writing tips and helpful hintsWriting tips and helpful hints

Select several poems to read together in class. Have students note the length of lines and breaks, use of punctuation, and use of descriptive phrases, fragmentation, and incomplete thoughts.

Point out that rhyme is not always used in poems. Ask students if they can find other examples of rhythm besides rhyme. How does the poem sound when it is read? How should/could one read the poem? Quickly? Slowly? Loudly? Quietly?

Writing tips for Ph.D. Students

Writing tips for Ph.D. StudentsWriting tips for Ph.D. Students

Most journals allow 100-150 words. Obey this limit now. The main function of the abstract is to communicate the one central and novel contribution, which you just figured out. You should not mention other literature in the abstract. Like everything else, the abstract must be concrete. Say what you find, not what you look for. Here too, don’t write “data are analyzed, theorems are proved, discussion is made..”

Tips for Writing Goals and Objectives

Tips for Writing Goals and ObjectivesTips for Writing Goals and Objectives

These are not the only definitions of goals and objectives. Goals and objectives are used in different ways for different purposes and several of your classes will offer you greater insight into using goals and objectives.

Throughout your master programs, you will come to appreciate the importance of measurable goals. Measurable goals and objectives are essential for evaluating progress. Your personal goals are no different. A useful way of making goals and objectives more powerful and measurable is to use the SMART mnemonic.