The Anti-Resume: Redefining Success
“At Penn, people are so successful in high school and aren’t used to experiencing failure or bouncing back from it,” said Olivia O'Dwyer in a recent article about the Anti-Resume Project.
The project’s goal is to normalize failure and promote the idea that “we are more than our resume, our GPA, our internship, or our job. Olivia is a sophomore at Penn and a co-leader on the project. I spoke to Olivia and her co-leader Sophia Ye (a junior) about the Anti-Failure project.
We also spoke about the pressure to succeed, learning to re-define oneself after failure and something called “Penn- face”