kwais wrote:URMdan wrote:kwais wrote:URMdan wrote:
I'm sorry if I arrived at the wrong conclusion, you just seem very passionate about filler. So passionate that I couldn't help but assume that the majority of your WE is filler (hence Guitar Center, rock on).
But seriously, can I ask what your GPA/LSAT is?
YOU introduced the word filler as synonymous with work experience. I'm only passionate about figuring out why people seem to be so assured of something that multiple adcomms contradict (with no reason to lie).
and since you are not sure whether or not to take me seriously, 3.7, 170. Does my opinion matter now or must I retake in order to give my 2 cents?
Adcomm incentive to lie is so that they appear holistic, duh
I thought about it. This doesn't make them seem more holistic. It just reinforces everything else they say which is, if you did it, include it. That includes the jobs that sustained you through UG. Also, people really misinterpret the importance of numbers. You need them to get your app read, but that's still a big group. They do read what you send. I promise.
I am not doubting that. I actually agree with you. But what I am arguing is that going into detail about some of your less relevant WE is not necessary and should be avoided if it means fitting everything on a single page.
For example, I worked for a retail clothing store for last year's holiday season (between Oct 09 - Jan 10). I am not going into any detail about that experience, I am just listing it. If I had to sacrifice something to keep my resume to a page, I would sacrifice this however.
Another example - I worked another retail job part-time for 4 or 5 months. The only detail that I include from that job is that I set the store record for most replacement plans sold in the month of August.
The only WE's that I go into significant detail about are my internships, 1 of which is with an AG's office, and 2 jobs that I held for 3+ years each.
Sometimes you have to get rid of the smaller memories to make room for the bigger ones.