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CAR's (Challenge, Action, & Result) - Any advice?

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New post 10 Jan 2009, 16:16
Hi Guys,

I am filling out the responsibility/accomplishment section in my application for my EC's, work experience, and entrepreneurial work. A person in admission said some applicants use CAR's (Challenge, Action, & Result) to convey their accomplishments.

Has anybody used this and have some advice as to how one should go about doing this?

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New post 10 Jan 2009, 16:23
Something like this?

"As the financial officer for ABC Charity, I organized a telethon that raised the $50,000 we needed to construct a new clubhouse which provided after-school activities for over 40 low-income children."

C - the $50,000 we needed
A - I organized a telethon
R - a new clubhouse that provided after-school activities for over 40 low-income children.

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New post 10 Jan 2009, 17:02
This seems very similar to the more popular STAR method (Situation, Task, Action, Result). I went to this as a default framework for interviews.
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