Resume and Cover Letter Critique Services for Enrolled Students

Free Smarthinking Critique Service

As an enrolled student, you get a comprehensive review of your resume and cover letter at no extra cost. A professional experienced e-structor will:

  • Provide a written critique of your overall resume/cover letter
  • Identify suggestions/edits
  • Focus on specific areas upon request
  • Suggest next steps
  • Refer you to additional Smarthinking resources
  • Return your document within 24 hours.

Request a Critique in 5 Easy Steps:

  1. Log in to your Smarthinking account and click on the Writing Center tab. (Don't have a Smarthinking account? Register to create a free account.)
  2. In the Writing Center, select the Resume or Cover Letter radio button.
  3. Complete the brief submission form.
  4. Follow the instructions to upload your resume or cover letter.
  5. Review your request and submit it. You will receive a confirmation message.

Review the Critique - Ready Within 24 Hours 

You will be emailed when your review is complete. To retrieve your critiqued document, log in to your Smarthinking account and go to your personal archive where all your submissions are maintained.

Alternate fee-based critique service also available.

Learn about our fee-based critique service for our enrolled students and alumni.

The Career Center
Excelsior College
7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-5159

Fax: 518-464-8777
Attn: Maribeth Gunner Pulliam

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