Posts Tagged ‘application resume’

How to Write the Qualifications Summary for Your Resume

By - May 8, 23:18 PM   Comments [0]

The Qualifications Summary section of the resume is, in theory, the first section of the document that the reviewer will read: it sits at the very top after the applicant’s name and contact details, exactly where the eye is naturally drawn. However, if it is a...

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5 Tips for Your MBA Resume

By - Mar 20, 13:02 PM   Comments [0]

Our blog series, 12 Terrific Tips, offers specialized advice for MBA applicants in a range of situations – from deciding between an MBA and EMBA program, to applying as a member of an overpopulated sub-group, to acing your interviews…and loads more. Here’s the final post! Your MBA...

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6 Fatal Resume Flaws To Avoid

By - Aug 9, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA Resume: Done right, this one-to-two-page list of accomplishments can woo the adcoms towards acceptance; done wrong, a resume could be your ticket to ding-hood. 1. Don’t view your resume as an afterthought; it should not be your last priority. Your resume provides an amazing opportunity to share...

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Dartmouth Tuck 2016 MBA Essay Tips And Deadlines

By - Jun 28, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

The Dartmouth Tuck adcom is interested in learning about what you as an individual, a businessperson, and a leader can contribute to Tuck’s small, close-knit program. Use your essays as a platform for expressing your earnest desire to enter the world of management and to make...

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Aligning Your Resume With Your Application Essays

By - Jun 16, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

"Aligning Your Resume With Your Application Essays" is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. MBA and other graduate school applicants frequently submit a resume with their applications. Many schools require it, and some schools, such as Columbia Business School, even specify a...

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Why Your Resume Deserves Your Attention

By - Oct 19, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

Many adcom readers will begin their review of an application by going over an applicant’s resume. That’s right – your resume isn’t just some quick document that’s there for show! It’s really your unique one-page introduction to the admissions board. This is not something you...

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3 Ways to Brag the Right Way – How to Properly Sell Yourself on Your MBA Application

By - Sep 8, 15:55 PM   Comments [0]

Knowing how to sell yourself on your MBA application is crucial to getting noticed and remembered in a sea of applicants. Personal branding is key! However, it can be difficult for some applicants to properly portray themselves in the best possible light in an essay...

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4 Tips for Demonstrating Professional Growth in a Flat Organization

By - Jun 30, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

If you work in a flat organization, how do you demonstrate advancement and growth? After all, your progress will be compared to that of other candidates who have regular promotions with clearly delineated expanded responsibilities. In a flat organization, you may hold the same title...

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Write a Resume that is Readable, Impactful, and Unique

By - Jan 28, 14:14 PM   Comments [0]

Are you looking for advice on how to boost the readability, impact, and uniqueness of your MBA application resume? Read on for a few of our favorite resume tips... Readability: • Eliminate extra lines: Keep your address and contact information on one line if possible, avoid listing...

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Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Your Resume – Part 2: The 10 Don’ts

By - Jan 1, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

Recently we offered 9 Do’s for Writing Your Resume. Let’s get right to business now talking about the 10 ‘Don’ts.’ 1) First and foremost, don’t make things up. This includes inflating your accomplishments, your level of responsibility, or your skills. Besides the fact that it’s dishonest,...

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