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Making a Good First Impression: Resumé Writing for College Students: Different Types

This guide contains useful information to help you create professional resumés.


Different Types of Resumés

The 3 main types of resume are chronological, functional, and combination resumes. Let’s take a quick look at each of them.



  • Most commonly used style

  • Reverse chronological order

  • Great for those with fewer than 5 years of experience



  • Summary

  • Skills grouped by theme

  • Relevant experience

  • Education


  • Summary

  • Skills & abilities

  • Professional experience

  • Education

  • Awards

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