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Caltech Common App Questions

GandalfTheGreatGandalfTheGreat Registered User Posts: 30 Junior Member
In the "Math and Science Activities" section of Caltech supplement to Common App, the instruction says "If you need additional space, please explain in the additional information section. Please do not refer us to an attached resume.". But, as I understand, most students indeed upload a resume for the "additional information section". So, what exactly one should do to list information about additional awards etc.?

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Replies to: Caltech Common App Questions

  • crazymomstercrazymomster Registered User Posts: 1,872 Senior Member
    List the most prestigious awards or the ones that mean the most to you, and then lump the remainder "other state level awards" or some such.
  • itsme123itsme123 Registered User Posts: 1,108 Senior Member
    What keywords would your friends use to describe you?

    is it sufficient to just list few words or should expand each? they give 250 characters!
  • poppingpopcornpoppingpopcorn Registered User Posts: 70 Junior Member
    There is no right or wrong answer here. They want to see what your personality is like... To that end, more explanation is better than a few terse words. The better you can present your own idiosyncracies and they can see you as a real person, the better!
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