Though my reputation isn't that high, can I still put it on my resume while applying for an admission in a premier Mathematical Institute?

Does having a good reputation on MSE counts as an achievement to be put on a resume?

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    $\begingroup$ This might be relevant. $\endgroup$ – Michael Greinecker Aug 19 '18 at 9:54
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    $\begingroup$ A related question on Academia site: How to communicate achievements on the StackExchange network in an academic CV or job interview? This post here on meta is also to some extent related: What is the Real Use of Reputation? $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Aug 19 '18 at 9:56
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    $\begingroup$ I am not sure that $400$ is above average, but if you are applying for a position where teaching skills are important, and if you feel that you have made nice contributions here, then I'd say that it could be relevant, in a section further down the end of your resume. $\endgroup$ – Arnaud Mortier Aug 19 '18 at 12:15
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    $\begingroup$ Given that 245 of your 400 reputation points came from [having asked one question] about "visualization of the 4th dimension", leaving a gain of a net 155 from answers, I would personally advise you not to include, as an "asset"on your CV, your rep from MSE. However, if you are a highschool student, seeking admission into a math program, then it would be appropriate, in you personal statement, to include mention of extra-curricula activity on MSE, how it's helped, or honed, or clarified or deepened your appreciation for math. $\endgroup$ – amWhy Aug 19 '18 at 16:43
  • $\begingroup$ Oops, I intended to link the 245 reputation question you asked $\endgroup$ – amWhy Aug 19 '18 at 16:50

Considering the majority of questions asked and answered on the site, it would be more appropriate to mention your reputation when applying for admission to a premier (pre-)calculus course.

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    $\begingroup$ Seconding this. Including the rep per tag may help the OP. Not sure about that either. $\endgroup$ – Jyrki Lahtonen Aug 19 '18 at 13:00
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    $\begingroup$ haha! this made me laugh. Honest, but a little mean $\endgroup$ – Andres Mejia Aug 19 '18 at 19:42

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