Cocurricular Involvement Transcript: Helpful Hints
Do not use "I statements."
- I chaired the committee. I also was in charge of the budget. I created a marketing campaign.
- Each description should be a short phrase beginning with a past tense action verb
for past activities that briefly describes what you did or accomplished. If it is a
current activity, use the present tense. Do not write a job description because the
reader will get the idea and be more likely to read your transcript if it is succinct
and to the point.
- Transcripts should be similar to a resume but provide more detail on your
experiences and accomplishments. Error on the side of less words than more.
Use action verbs - See a helpful list here!
Keep it up-to-date. Once a month, go in and add details. In time, you will forget certain
things and will be glad it's kept securely on this site.