2 page resume?

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby r6_philly » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:13 pm

CGI Fridays wrote:
mr_toad wrote:Am unfamiliar with paragraph style. Example? Feel free to take my bulleted points and turn them into a paragraph.

Take this:

Barista
-served coffee (getting ready for my first year SA job)
-flirted with campus beauties (because I need to hone my flirting skills to confuse opposing counsel)
-ogled milfs (I better get ready for the older ladies so I can double-dip with clients)
-pilfered the register (thereby learning valuable foraging skills; you eat what you kill)
-mopped floors, chose music, etc.

and turn it into a paragraph. Yes it requires using other words, but overall it saves a bunch of space. I really don't feel like doing an example, but basically those 6 lines could easily be turned into 3 w/ full sentence paragraph style.


I don't know about adcoms, but I refuse to read paragraph style resumes.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby kwais » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:13 pm

URMdan wrote:
kwais wrote:May I ask what your GPA/LSAT is? I hope you weren't banking on your job at Guitar Center to get you into law school :lol: . MASHALAAAA

What kind of response is this? I hope you weren't relying on your wit to get you anywhere at all



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?

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby bk1 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:14 pm

r6_philly wrote:I don't know about adcoms, but I refuse to read paragraph style resumes.


Agreed.

r6_philly wrote:Sorry I meant to say "anyone who feels the need to stuff..."


Ah, okay that makes sense now. :P

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby CGI Fridays » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:15 pm

r6_philly wrote:I don't know about adcoms, but I refuse to read paragraph style resumes.

I do. They will.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby CGI Fridays » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:16 pm

Just make sure it's no more than two (or maybe three) lines per job.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby CGI Fridays » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:18 pm

URMdan wrote:But seriously, can I ask what your GPA/LSAT is?

But seriously, can I ask how long your penis is?

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby kwais » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:19 pm

CGI Fridays wrote:
URMdan wrote:But seriously, can I ask what your GPA/LSAT is?

But seriously, can I ask how long your penis is?


awesome. they don't sound that different

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby bk1 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:19 pm

CGI Fridays wrote:
URMdan wrote:But seriously, can I ask what your GPA/LSAT is?

But seriously, can I ask how long your penis is?


Girth is important too.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby r6_philly » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:21 pm

CGI Fridays wrote:
r6_philly wrote:I don't know about adcoms, but I refuse to read paragraph style resumes.

I do. They will.


Just make sure you convey the fact that most non-legal employers will not.

Add: if you do, more power to you! I can assure you whenever I pick through 200+ resumes I will shuffle the paragraph ones and ugly ones to the end.
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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby paratactical » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:21 pm

bk1 wrote:
CGI Fridays wrote:
URMdan wrote:But seriously, can I ask what your GPA/LSAT is?

But seriously, can I ask how long your penis is?


Girth is important too.


LSAT = length
GPA = width

Best to be above median in both.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby CGI Fridays » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:23 pm

bk1 wrote:Girth is important too.

Valid point.
URMdan, could we please have your length & girth measurements performed by a 3rd party, length standardized as being measured from the TOP of the base to the tip of head, & girth wherever you choose.

Then, have the third party perform a water displacement test for total volume of penis.

Then I will decide whether to listen to what you have to say.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby bk1 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:24 pm

paratactical wrote:LSAT = length
GPA = width

Best to be above median in both.


That's not necessarily safe. Best to be above both 75th percentiles to feel like you have a shot.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby CGI Fridays » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:25 pm

r6_philly wrote: Just make sure you convey the fact that most non-legal employers will not.

This is irrelevant. We're not talking about employers.

r6_philly wrote: Add: if you do, more power to you! I can assure you whenever I pick through 200+ resumes I will shuffle the paragraph ones and ugly ones to the end.

Noted. When I start my own law school you will not get a job there. Bam!

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby URMdan » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:25 pm

kwais wrote:
URMdan wrote:
kwais wrote:May I ask what your GPA/LSAT is? I hope you weren't banking on your job at Guitar Center to get you into law school :lol: . MASHALAAAA

What kind of response is this? I hope you weren't relying on your wit to get you anywhere at all



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

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby r6_philly » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:26 pm

bk1 wrote:
paratactical wrote:LSAT = length
GPA = width

Best to be above median in both.


That's not necessarily safe. Best to be above both 75th percentiles to feel like you have a shot.


I would put that on the resume at the end in my Skills/Achievement section.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby CGI Fridays » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:26 pm

bk1 wrote:That's not necessarily safe. Best to be above both 75th percentiles to feel like you have a shot.

...at porn?

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby URMdan » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:27 pm

CGI Fridays wrote:
bk1 wrote:Girth is important too.

Valid point.
URMdan, could we please have your length & girth measurements performed by a 3rd party, length standardized as being measured from the TOP of the base to the tip of head, & girth wherever you choose.

Then, have the third party perform a water displacement test for total volume of penis.

Then I will decide whether to listen to what you have to say.


I'm sure you would love to know how big my sauseego is: 7.5" girth, 8.75" length.


/endthread

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby CGI Fridays » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:28 pm

URMdan wrote:Adcomm incentive to lie is so that they appear holistic, duh

You really just said "duh"... after a poorly structured sentence.
I normally don't engage in douchery, but you painted a target on yourself.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby CGI Fridays » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:29 pm

URMdan wrote:I'm sure you would love to know how big my sauseego is: 7.5" girth, 8.75" length.
/endthread

Pics or GTFO.
Also, the thread will go on. Only thing changing is that I'll be more inclined to read your posts.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby kwais » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:33 pm

URMdan wrote:
kwais wrote:
URMdan wrote:
kwais wrote:May I ask what your GPA/LSAT is? I hope you weren't banking on your job at Guitar Center to get you into law school :lol: . MASHALAAAA

What kind of response is this? I hope you weren't relying on your wit to get you anywhere at all



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.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby bk1 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:39 pm

CGI Fridays wrote:
bk1 wrote:That's not necessarily safe. Best to be above both 75th percentiles to feel like you have a shot.

...at porn?

Bigporn or bust.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby URMdan » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:40 pm

CGI Fridays wrote:
URMdan wrote:I'm sure you would love to know how big my sauseego is: 7.5" girth, 8.75" length.
/endthread

Pics or GTFO.
Also, the thread will go on. Only thing changing is that I'll be more inclined to read your posts.


You would want a pic of my sauseego.

What is my incentive to lie?

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby CGI Fridays » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:42 pm

URMdan wrote:You would want a pic of my sauseego.

Correct.

URMdan wrote:What is my incentive to lie?

You are the most clueless individual I have ever encountered, or at best you're doubly deceitful.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby paratactical » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:43 pm

kwais wrote: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.


Since you demand proof of everyone, I demand proof that your "thoughts" are correct.

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Re: 2 page resume?

Postby kwais » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:49 pm

paratactical wrote:
kwais wrote: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.


Since you demand proof of everyone, I demand proof that your "thoughts" are correct.


I have a challenge for you. It's a toughy. Challenge me based on what I said. Go.




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