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• Bachelor of Arts, English
Awarded May 2011 / University of New Hampshire
Graduated summa *** laude with a 3.81 GPA. Named a Presidential Scholar and awarded Semester Honors multiple times for achievements in scholarship.
Highlighted coursework: Editing; Professional and Technical Writing; Newswriting; Advanced Fiction Writing; Essay Writing; Creative Nonfiction; Computer Applications
• Semester abroad, student
Fall 2007 / Regent’s College, London, UK
Experienced different cultures while maintaining excellent grades.
• Kennel Assistant, Cottonwood Kennels
April 2009 – October 2009 / Boulder, CO
Worked with team to handle the needs of over 100 dogs and cats. Responsible for the well-being of every animal. Developed skills in efficiency and time management. Independent decision making required to handle sudden conflicts. Trained new assistants.
• Server, Salt Hill Pub
August 2008 – January 2009 / Lebanon, NH
Cultivated an acute sensitivity to a constantly changing environment. Professional and friendly attitude necessary to meet the needs of guests and managers. Teamwork skills essential to coordinate with fellow servers.
• Teller, Mascoma Savings Bank
January 2008 – August 2008 / Lebanon, NH
Handled clients’ finances with discretion, efficiency, and accuracy. Identified the specific needs of each client to best suit his or her interests. Cross-sold bank products to boost revenue.
• Tutor, Seacoast Reads
September 2010 – May 2011 / Greenland, NH
Acted as positive role model and mentor. Employed ethics of good reading habits to boost student’s focus, comprehension, and pronunciation. Managed time for student to get most out of lesson while having fun as well.
• Traveling Farm Volunteer, World-Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms
January 2010 – April 2010 / Various locations, Hawaii
Visited various farms in Hawaii to volunteer labor in exchange for room and board. Used skills as a self-starter to get from farm to farm and remain receptive to new opportunities. Adapted to several different methods of living to be an accommodating guest at each farm.
Hobbies and Interests
Hiking, painting, yoga, live music, reading, traveling, and writing poetry.