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Do Athletes Need Special Résumés?

Written by CB Experts

Athletes are competing to get into a college both academically and athletically. Yes, they need separate résumés to set them apart as athlete applicants, too!

So how do you showcase your athletic talents and accomplishments in a separate résumé? It is true your high school résumé will catalog your athletic accomplishments in the extra-curricular section. But, you need to highlight your best athletic talent, the one you hope to play at the college level and the one you might entertain a scholarship for, in the athletic résumé. The athletic résumé allows you to be more specific by adding your stats, coach’s comments, and playing specifics like position and scores.

If you’re still unsure of what to include, check out our sample athletic résumé to see.

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