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There is a field in which I am supposed to provide a description of the nature of the work that I perform, the range of the budget and the number of people that I supervise, with details about clients and results that I have attained. This is not a required field.
I have the following dilemma:
- Should I type "Please see the attached CV" since my CV has a very detailed description of my job responsibilities, or
- Should I copy&paste from my CV, or
- Should I describe everything allover again, but with different words...?
Also if an application asks, how many years of post-graduate employment do you have? BUt it doesn't mention upon matriculation, so should I mention the total years uptil now or should I assume that hte application is asking how many years will I have upon entering?
Also this off topic but one of my applications is asking me to enter the other programs I am applying to, did you guys enter the other schools you are applying to?
I've been confused about the format for filling out this section. Columbia, for example, gives a huge word/character allotment, whereas Harvard severely limits you. So obviously there are some variations from application to application.
But, in general, should these be filled out in bullet-point format or paragraph format??? With the former, I feel as though I am just copying my resume. If they wanted to see a resume, why wouldn't they just look at it. On the other hand, using first-person prose to describe work experience can sound very unprofessional.
Thank you to anyone who an shed some light!
Work History Section - The Basics
29 Oct 2007, 19:31