Can you include Hobbies & Interest section into the resume?

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  1. Ultimeaciax

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    Should I include that section in the resume?
     
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    Depends, what are you applying for?
     
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    I'm sorry, I seriously read the title as "Can you include Hobbits as interests...?"
     
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    Under "Hobbies" or "Other" as "exhaustive study of English fantasy literature?" If the application is to vet school, however, try including this:
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    Although, in all seriousness, if it's AMCAS the OP is talking about, then yes, there is a place to enter in hobbies.:thumbup:
     
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    Only include this if your resume is really, *really* sparse. It has no place on a CV, and I'd hesitate to include it in the AMCAS profile.
     
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    how about hobbies like tennis?

    I played varsity tennis in high school and in college I only play recreational tennis through my college tennis club. But I didn't compete or play IM, just for fun.
     
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    Never, ever do this. It's extremely unprofessional to list hobbies and interests on any resume. If an interviewer wants to get a feel for your personality, they might ask you what your interests are outside of work, but to present it plainly on your resume is generally a bad practice. It should be limited to high school students looking for a part-time job or college students with little to no experience.
     

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