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MANAGEMENT: Administered, Analyzed, Assigned, Attained, Chaired, Consolidated, Contracted, Coordinated, Delegated, Developed, Directed, Evaluated, Executed, Improved, Increased, Organized, Oversaw, Planned, Prioritized, Produced, Recommended, Reviewed, Scheduled, Strengthened, Supervised COMMUNICATION: Addressed, Arbitrated, Arranged, Authored, Collaborated, Convinced, Corresponded, Developed, Directed, Drafted, Edited, Enlisted, Formulated, Influenced, Interpreted, Lectured, Mediated, Moderated, Negotiated, Persuaded, Promoted, Publicized, Reconciled, Recruited, Spoke, Translated, Wrote RESEARCH: Clarified, Collected, Critiqued, Diagnosed, Evaluated, Examined, Extracted, Identified, Inspected, Interpreted, Interviewed, Investigated, Organized, Reviewed, Summarized, Surveyed, Systematized TECHNICAL: Assembled, Built, Calculated, Computed, Designed, Devised, Engineered, Fabricated, Maintained, Operated, Overhauled, Programmed, Remodeled, Repaired, Solved, Upgraded TEACHING: Adapted, Advised, Clarified, Coached, Communicated, Coordinated, Demystified, Developed, Enabled, Encouraged, Evaluated, Explained, Facilitated, Guided, Informed, Instructed, Persuaded, Set Goals, Stimulated, Trained FINANCIAL: Administered, Allocated, Analyzed, Appraised, Audited, Balanced, Budgeted, Calculated, Computed, Developed, Forecasted, Managed, Marketed, Planned, Projected, Researched CREATIVE: Acted, Conceptualized, Created, Customized, Designed, Developed, Directed, Established, Fashioned, Founded, Illustrated, Initiated, Instituted, Integrated, Introduced, Invented, Originated, Performed, Planned, Revitalized, Shaped HELPING: Assessed, Assisted, Clairified, Coached, Counseled, Demonstrated, Diagnosed, Educated, Expedited, Facilitated, Familiarized, Guided, Motivated, Referred, Rehabilitated, Represented CLERICAL/DETAIL ORIENTED: Approved, Arranged, Catalogued, Classified, Collected, Compiled, Dispatched, Executed, Generated, Implemented, Inspected, Monitored, Operated, Organized, Prepared, Processed, Purchased, Recorded, Retrieved, Screened, Specified, Systematized, Tabulated, Validated THE POWER OF ACTION VERBS When interviewing for programs, writing resumes, or completing applications, you already know that you need to highlight your skill set. The University of Chicago has provided a list of powerful action verbs to help you do this: