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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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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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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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Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Your Resume – Part 1: The 9 Do’s

By - Dec 24, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

While some potential employers or b-school adcoms may spend a few minutes looking at your resume, the vast majority will spend less than that. You may conclude from that that your resume is not so important since it will only receive a cursory glance, but...

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