Why were you inspired to act? What did you learn from your effort? How did your actions benefit others, the wider community or both? Did you work alone or with others to initiate change in your community?
8. Beyond what has already been shared in your application, what do you believe makes you stand out as a strong candidate for admissions to the University of California?
Things to consider: If there’s anything you want us to know about you, but didn’t find a question or place in the application to tell us, now’s your chance. What have you not shared with us that will highlight a skill, talent, challenge or opportunity that you think will help us know you better?
It’s not always necessary to address your career goals and objectives on your resume if you’re already established in your field and are just looking for another position that will require the same skill set. However, if you’re just starting out, or changing your career direction, stating your goals and objectives on your resume is useful and appropriate. Presenting this information in a short personal statement will give a prospective employer a good sense of your direction and why you would be an asset to their company.