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Insight Resume - Success Program

UCM would like to better understand your qualifications and diverse talents. This Insight Resume allows us to take a more comprehensive look at the experiences you bring to the University -- not just your ACT/SAT score and high school GPA. Please respond to the six questions and limit your answers to 100 words per question. Allow at least 30 to 45 minutes to complete the Insight Resume. There is NO save option so if you exit before you are finished you will need to start over. Feel free to draft your responses in a word processing document and cut and paste your responses into the resume.

1. First Name*
2. Last Name*
3. Date of Birth*
4. E-Mail Address*
5. Leadership/Group Contributions: Describe examples of your leadership experience in which you have significantly influenced others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to group efforts over time. Consider responsibilities to initiatives taken in or out of school.*
6. 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 willingness to try new things.*
7. 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.*
8. 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.*
9. Handling Systemic 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 UCM community.*
10. Goals/Task Commitments: Articulate the goals you have established for yourself and your efforts to accomplish these. Give at least one specific example that demonstrates your work ethic/diligence.*

*Required Field

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