(Written Experiential Assessment)

These resumes are for a better understanding of your contributions, qualifications, and talents. Remember for each category to highlight the contributions you will make to the respective campus. EWU, CWU, and WSU prefer this type of resume over the standard chronological resume.

Leadership/Group Contributions: Describe examples of your leadership experience in which you have significantly influence others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to group efforts over time. Consider responsibilities to initiatives taken in or out of school.

Knowledge in a field/creativity: Describe any of your special interests and how you have developed knowledge in these areas. Give examples of your creativity: the ability to see alternatives; take diverse perspectives; come up with many, varied, or original ideas; or the willingness to try new things.

Dealing with adversity: Describe the most significant challenge you have faced and the steps you have taken to address this challenge. Include whether you turned to anyone in facing that challenge, the role that person played, and what you learned about yourself.

Community Service: Explain what you have done to make your community a better place to live. Give examples of specific projects in which you have been involved over time.

Handling systematic challenges: Describe your experiences facing or witnessing discrimination. Tell us how you responded and what you learned from those experiences and how they have prepared you to contribute to the college community.

Goals/Task commitment: Articulate the goals you have established for yourself and your efforts to accomplish these. Give at least one specific example that demonstrates your work ethics and diligence.

You must answer all 6 sections with honesty and completeness. Limit each section to 100 words.