Posts Tagged ‘mba resume’

Walk Me Through Your Resume [MBA Interview Questions Series]

By - Jan 11, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

This blog post is the first in a series of articles analyzing some of the most popular MBA interview questions and how to best respond to them. In this post, we'll address "Walk Me Through Your Resume": Reason for asking the question: 1. This question (or some version...

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Self-Employed MBA Applicant? Here’s How to Present Your Work Experience

By - Dec 28, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

Creating a resume as a self-employed individual presents some challenges. If you already have an established business, some of this information is superfluous, but if you have been doing contract work, there are details to manage beyond the summary of the work you have been...

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Write a Resume That is Readable, Impactful, and Unique

By - Dec 18, 12:15 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... 1. Readability: • Eliminate extra lines: Keep your address and contact information on one line if possible, avoid listing your...

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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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Six Tips For Better Resumes

By - Sep 26, 18:19 PM   Comments [0]

Need advice on how to make your “greatest hits” shine? Looking for ways to grab the adcom’s attention with a resume that highlights your academic prowess, professional strengths, leadership skills, and overall impressiveness? The following six tips will help you create a stunning resume that’s...

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9 Do’s And Don’ts For Your Application Resume

By - Sep 16, 01:44 AM   Comments [0]

Your resume is usually the first opportunity admissions readers have to get to know you, your experience, and your skills. Because of the number of other application components they need to review (both yours and those belonging to the thousands of other applicants), most adcom...

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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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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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5 Mistakes To Avoid In A Cover Letter

By - May 18, 04:09 AM   Comments [0]

You only have one chance to make a first impression. If the first impression you need to make is through a cover letter to a prospective employer, school admissions office, or internship sponsor, make sure it shines a light on your qualifications and displays your...

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MBA Interview Questions: Walk Me Through Your Resume

By - Nov 24, 11:23 AM   Comments [0]

Reason for asking the question: 1. This question (or some version of it) is very often the first question asked in an MBA interview, since it should be a fairly easy question to answer and provides a foundation for the rest of the interview. Can the...

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