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Positive Addenda

Positive Addenda
« on: January 11, 2009, 04:52:33 PM »
I'm wondering if an addendum can be used in order to highlight certain 'plus' points in your transcript...For example taking a 400-500 level class, but being the only undergrad enrolled; or serving, without credit, as a class TA.

Anyone have some input on this? ;)


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Re: Positive Addenda
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2009, 04:58:45 PM »
Honestly, it sounds kind of arrogant.  I would put the TA on your resume, but that's it.

Re: Positive Addenda
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2009, 05:09:21 PM »
ehh. I don't think it's appropriate for an addendum.

You can list graduate classes you've taken as an undergrad in the "education" section of your resume and mention TAing under activities.

Re: Positive Addenda
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2009, 07:38:08 AM »
Unless there is something truly exceptional, I would reserve this for your resume.

Adding an extra line to convey approximately the same thing that a 400-500 word Addendum does, is preferable IMO.