Resume for Admission?

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Resume for Admission?

Postby zeglo » Fri Jul 15, 2016 7:20 pm

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Re: Resume for Admission?

Postby teleste » Fri Jul 15, 2016 7:58 pm


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Re: Resume for Admission?

Postby evanesco » Sat Jul 16, 2016 4:21 pm

I'd take out the summary section completely if it's purely job related skills and abilities. Law school admissions offices don't really care if you're familiar with excel or other programs. The rest of the order is great and what I did. Plus, taking out that skills section gives you more space to flesh out those other important sections. You're already gonna struggle to keep it on 1 page, so use that space to include what matters most.

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Re: Resume for Admission?

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Sat Jul 16, 2016 4:51 pm

Many people probably don't need more than one page, but an admissions resume is not at all like a job resume, and going over a page is fine (barring specific instructions by a school to the contrary).

And I agree that the summary section isn't necessary for law school admission (or legal jobs, honestly, but that's getting ahead of ourselves).

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