Posts Tagged ‘resume tips’

How to Write the Qualifications Summary for Your Resume

By - Jun 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

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

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MBA CV/Resume: 1 or 2 pages?

By - Jun 5, 19:04 PM   Comments [0]

I know this topic has been long discussed, but I still get questions from applicants who are confused about this and think that submitting a 2-page CV/Resume will automatically disqualify them. So here in this post, I just would like to share my 2 cents on...

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6 Fatal Resume Flaws to Avoid

By - Mar 19, 06:00 AM   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. Here are 6 fatal mistakes to avoid when creating this important first-impression-making document: Fatal Resume Flaw #1: Viewing your resume...

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5 Tips for Creating Your Stand-Out MBA Resume

By - Sep 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s your job to demonstrate to the adcom that you stand out from the applicant pool and are exactly the person they want in their next MBA class. In this series, you’ll learn how to dig deep to unearth your unique character traits, experiences, skills,...

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Admissions Resumes: Putting it All Together

By - Jun 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post is taken from The Quick Guide to Admissions Resumes. Click here to download the full guide. 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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8 Tips for Better Admissions Resumes

By - Jun 7, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This post is taken from The Quick Guide to Admissions Resumes. Click here to download the full guide. Looking for solid tips for the actual writing of your resume? What should you include? What should you leave out? What sort of tone should you use? What...

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One Size Does NOT Fit All – Resume Writing Tips

By - Mar 27, 07:15 AM   Comments [0]

“I don’t understand….. I already have a perfect resume…. I have used it in all of my job searches….. I don’t need to make any changes….. I really don’t need help with this.” This was from Carina, a prospective Master in Environmental Engineering student. I...

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Aligning Your Resume With Your Application Essays

By - Mar 26, 13:17 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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4 Tips for Demonstrating Professional Growth in a Flat Organization

By - Feb 6, 08:00 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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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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