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# The most comprehensive resume book I have ever seen

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21 Jul 2008, 19:34
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I present to you another gem that I have found through my skillful Google searches. I do not believe this one is copyrighted or in any way illegal, but if it is we can take it down.

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21 Jul 2008, 19:45
interesting, it seems to be a mix of schools, not just Haas. One dude has his picture on his resume lol
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21 Jul 2008, 19:54
LOL yeah. This is actually very diverse but it shows you a good glimpse of students at a variety of schools. One guy actually had Marital Status on his resume *sigh*. For the guys who don't have much patience, most of the Haas resumes are towards the end.
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21 Jul 2008, 20:03
I actually recognized a guy on there from 6th grade, very weird.
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21 Jul 2008, 20:08
Does anyone know if these books are sold to recruiters? we would have to remove the link if they are for sale.

terp06, do not get discouraged or anything -- we just have to be a little careful.
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22 Jul 2008, 05:25
I love the guy whose top work experience includes: front desk agent and scotty's brewhouse while he made a 4.0 at Purdue in Management? WTF? Why didn't he get a real job?
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22 Jul 2008, 05:37
yea or the guy who put 3.9000 out of 4.0000

or affluent in english...etc etc
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22 Jul 2008, 06:52
^ Affluent in English! Priceless!

Makes me wonder if I should remove the fact that I graduated "Sumo Cum Laude" from my resume...

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In some European countries, you need to put your picture and marital status.
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22 Jul 2008, 07:12
That made me chuckle too! WTF is right.

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I love the guy whose top work experience includes: front desk agent and scotty's brewhouse while he made a 4.0 at Purdue in Management? WTF? Why didn't he get a real job?

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22 Jul 2008, 07:40
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In some European countries, you need to put your picture and marital status.

Indeed, putting your pic and marital status is not frowned upon in Europe, unless you're divorced (it's not recommended to put it, because it sounds like a failure) or you look like a monster (Luke Chadwick style for the soccer amateurs ).
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Picture and marital status, what is this a dating service?
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I'm surprised at how few put their GMAT scores on the resume.
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22 Jul 2008, 08:13
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Picture and marital status, what is this a dating service?

Hey, it's a tough world out there
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I'm surprised at how few put their GMAT scores on the resume.

A lot of those arent top tier schools so there arent going to be the number of 700+ scorers as they will be at a top 5 school. What shocks me the most is there were multiple people who had two page resumes.
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22 Jul 2008, 10:34
agreed ... the preponderance of lengthy verbose resumes was odd. Perhaps there are some cultural and regional differences that account for it?

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sonibubu wrote:
I'm surprised at how few put their GMAT scores on the resume.

A lot of those arent top tier schools so there arent going to be the number of 700+ scorers as they will be at a top 5 school. What shocks me the most is there were multiple people who had two page resumes.

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riverripper wrote:
sonibubu wrote:
I'm surprised at how few put their GMAT scores on the resume.

A lot of those arent top tier schools so there arent going to be the number of 700+ scorers as they will be at a top 5 school. What shocks me the most is there were multiple people who had two page resumes.

Makes sense. I did see a 680 GMAT on a resume, that's probably stretching it.
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sonibubu wrote:
I'm surprised at how few put their GMAT scores on the resume.

A lot of those arent top tier schools so there arent going to be the number of 700+ scorers as they will be at a top 5 school. What shocks me the most is there were multiple people who had two page resumes.

If you look at the resume books from Duke and Tuck, you'll notice that most of the Duke students put their GMAT scores on their resumes, while none of the Tuck guys did. Actually, none of the Wharton people did either.

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agreed ... the preponderance of lengthy verbose resumes was odd. Perhaps there are some cultural and regional differences that account for it?

riverripper wrote:
sonibubu wrote:
I'm surprised at how few put their GMAT scores on the resume.

A lot of those arent top tier schools so there arent going to be the number of 700+ scorers as they will be at a top 5 school. What shocks me the most is there were multiple people who had two page resumes.

IMO 1.5, 2 page resume is pretty standard, but I could be wrong. Could be a cultural difference (EU vs US), but it could also simply be ignorance on my side
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22 Jul 2008, 14:07
Audio wrote:
IMO 1.5, 2 page resume is pretty standard, but I could be wrong. Could be a cultural difference (EU vs US), but it could also simply be ignorance on my side

In the US the only people with more than a 1 page resume are academics or senior level folks. I always thought schools would tell the internationals the american way of 1 page resumes. I know a lot of schools make you have a specific format so the resumes in their books like identical.
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