Update Resume after acceptance

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corporatelaw87
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Update Resume after acceptance

Postby corporatelaw87 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:31 pm

So, I never sent an updated resume to this school because it was a safety and I honestly didn't think I'd be going there. While I got into some of my targets, the safety threw a redic amount of money at me (not a full ride). Now, I am considering the school. My question is while I try to negotiate a higher scholarship for the safety (really want that full ride) , should I send them an updated resume, even though I have been accepted already? The only thing that's new on the resume is my job I have had since Nov. which is a paralegal at a 40 attorney firm. I know paralegals are a dime a dozen, but I was curious if this could even the slightest impact is possibly getting that money bump. Thanks!

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Re: Update Resume after acceptance

Postby Snoopy1216 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:59 pm

How could it hurt when your only choice is not to send it and potentially not get an increased scholarship? I would say it wouldn't hurt to show them that you are still progressing although you have been accepted into law school.

corporatelaw87
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Re: Update Resume after acceptance

Postby corporatelaw87 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:07 pm

Anyone else care to weigh in?

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Re: Update Resume after acceptance

Postby corporatelaw87 » Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:43 am

?

corporatelaw87
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Re: Update Resume after acceptance

Postby corporatelaw87 » Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:22 pm

Could it look bad, maybe desperate?

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Re: Update Resume after acceptance

Postby DukeHopeful » Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:29 pm

Are you digging for someone to tell you not to send it? Just send it in, the extra job couldn't possibly hurt. You don't have to explain to them that you're sending it in hoping it will bump you to a full ride. Send it in, then send in your scholarship negotiation letter. They'll have your new resume in front of them when they go over your request.




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