Is putting a quick bullet point under your GPA that you were your high school valedictorian a good idea on a resume (esp. if you're looking to fill in some space)? Would it also help to add the number of students at your high school (in my case, 350)? My high school itself was a shitty public so I doubt putting the name would help me.

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Don't put the graduating class size, if you're still in college you can put the valedictorian.


Why not the class size? Mine was 500, so a quick line saying 1/500 would make an impression I think, versus a class size of 50-100 for a lot of schools. Even if you beat 500 kids from an OK school, it's still beating 500 kids and shows that your academic success has been well-established.


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