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CAT 125: Cover Letters & Resumes

Resume Tips

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Fast Track Your Cover Letter Writing

Cover letters are often your chance to make a good first impression. Check out the information available below to learn how to make the most of this opportunity!


  • Cover Letter Resources for Job-Seekers - This page contains a wide variety of cover letter resources from Quintessential Careers, including cover letter do's and don'ts, tips and a checklist.

Resume & Cover Letter Writing Video Tips

This video delves into how to create a resume and cover letter from scratch. Segments that are cover letter specific:

time stamp 17:45 what is a cover letter and its parts (2 mins)

time stamp 19:56 revising and formatting cover letter (1.45 mins)

time stamp 21:41 tips about how to send it 2:30 mins)

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