Resume Tips I Shouldn’t Have to Share

You may recall that last week I had a few tips to consider when applying to graduate school.  While I’m joking with many of them, sometimes I come across applicant resumes that remind me why people are willing to pay for help with their resumes…and why more people probably should at least Google it.

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Applying to Graduate School: Tips from a Pro

So you want to go to graduate school.  Great!  I fully support that decision – going to grad school was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.  Not because it catapulted me into some high-paying job (note: that’s not what grad school is for) but because it enriched my mind, advanced my skills, and made me happy.

I already worked in graduate admission when I started to seriously consider what I wanted to study – so maybe I had an advantage in preparing my application – but I see mistakes made every day that seem like common sense.  Before you click send on that application of yours, make sure you’ve read these tips. Continue reading