Remember your first resume? Kind of like your first credit application. You could not quite fill in all of the blanks. Your job as a paperboy or a babysitter was all you could list. You had a high school diploma and were working on your college degree. You could get a reference from your coaches and maybe a few neighbors. You could enclose a copy of your good grades if they wanted to see them. Close, but not quite.
You really wanted the job, but you just did not have the proper qualifications or experience. You really thought that you should get the job, but could not give any real hard information as to why you should be hired. So you just filled in the blanks with what you had. If only you would have thought of this one: