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Resume Questions

Postby Brysia » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:30 pm

Should I put on my resume that I graduated college in less than 2 years?
If yes, where should it go?
Would it make me look too young and immature for law school?
Also, should I put my fun but totally irrelevant summer jobs on my resume?
Resort work on the islands, Scuba instructing, etc.

I know that high school is not supposed to go on your law school admission resume but my high school activities are only 2 years old. Should I include some of them?


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Re: Resume Questions

Postby fruitoftheloom » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:33 pm

I think you can include that you graduated in two years. If you have your honors/activities in bullet point format, I might include something like "Condensed course-work to graduate within two years". I also think it's fine to include activities from HS since they're only two years old. (If you're an old fuck like me, that would be weird). I think b/c of your age/experience, put whatever work experience you have. They know/expect that a lot of college kids do things like lifeguard over the summer. I think you'll be fine.

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Re: Resume Questions

Postby Brysia » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:51 pm

Great, thank you.

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Re: Resume Questions

Postby bp shinners » Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:07 pm

Don't put it on there. They'll see it based on your age/graduation info. No need to call attention to something like that, especially because it cuts both ways.

Go ahead and put those jobs on the resume, though.

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