Yale Activities Section

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april_ludgate
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Yale Activities Section

Postby april_ludgate » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:44 pm

So Yale has its fun college activities section where it asks for college internships, employment, and activities "separately from any included résumé." Since I'm a K-JD, that's basically my entire resume, minus skills and interests. Should I bother then submitting the optional resume, since it's just going to rehash the activities section?

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Re: Yale Activities Section

Postby cardboard0917 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:47 pm

I would include the optional resume even though you're K-JD because it's formatted differently than the activities section. Some readers may prefer to see a resume and others may prefer the other activities section. They'll adjust accordingly if they think they're the exact same thing.
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Re: Yale Activities Section

Postby april_ludgate » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:52 pm

cardboard0917 wrote:If it asks for it, do it. It's literally that simple for this one.

Edit: I feel like this comes off as snarky and that was not my intention. Because they explicitly ask you for this, it's in your best interest to do it even though it's just a rehashing of your resume.


Sorry! I meant should I bother submitting the resume in addition to this section. You have to complete the activities section, but not the resume.

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Re: Yale Activities Section

Postby cardboard0917 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:56 pm

april_ludgate wrote:
cardboard0917 wrote:If it asks for it, do it. It's literally that simple for this one.

Edit: I feel like this comes off as snarky and that was not my intention. Because they explicitly ask you for this, it's in your best interest to do it even though it's just a rehashing of your resume.


Sorry! I meant should I bother submitting the resume in addition to this section. You have to complete the activities section, but not the resume.


Sorry! I completely misread the question and thought you were asking if you should do the activities section. I edited my previous response accordingly.

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Re: Yale Activities Section

Postby april_ludgate » Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:05 pm

cardboard0917 wrote:I would include the optional resume even though you're K-JD because it's formatted differently than the activities section. Some readers may prefer to see a resume and others may prefer the other activities section. They'll adjust accordingly if they think they're the exact same thing.


Makes sense. Thanks!




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