The Importance of Having a Portfolio

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INTRODUCTION
Portfolios serve the purpose of an extensive record of a student’s best work and skills. As the student progresses through life, record keeping and reflection becomes an expectation. A résumé cannot possibly describe the entire list of qualities each individual possesses. As a result, portfolios thrive in high schools and offices alike to demonstrate a person’s capabilities in the greatest detail. Any person with a future-oriented mindset should have a portfolio to create opportunities for a successful life.
The résumé I completed in the beginning of the semester had minimal need for correction. It did not have much room for grammatical error. The résumé lists my experiences and abilities I have acquired, therefore disallowing a margin for being verbs. This one assignment belonged to the small group of documents that did not require revision. Everyone should recognize that there exists room for reflection where errors do not present themselves.
In the college interest letter to the University of Southern California, errors did not present themselves openly. I had to cor...
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