Put ranking on resume?

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kswiss

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Put ranking on resume?

Postby kswiss » Tue Jan 11, 2011 12:10 pm

Can't figure out if this is kosher. I don't want to be the dude hyping his grades on his resume if it is faux paux...

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Re: Put ranking on resume?

Postby keg411 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 12:40 pm

My school explicitly told us we couldn't do it (only GPA). Mainly because we don't have official rank (though we have 1L Honors distinctions that come out in February).

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Re: Put ranking on resume?

Postby Anonymous Loser » Tue Jan 11, 2011 12:55 pm

kswiss wrote:Can't figure out if this is kosher. I don't want to be the dude hyping his grades on his resume if it is faux paux...


The sole purpose of your 1L resume is to hype your grades. List your rank.

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ZXCVBNM

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Re: Put ranking on resume?

Postby ZXCVBNM » Tue Jan 11, 2011 1:17 pm

check with career services for your school's rules

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Re: Put ranking on resume?

Postby helfer snooterbagon » Tue Jan 11, 2011 1:23 pm

ZXCVBNM wrote:check with career services for your school's rules


I agree. Provided that your school permits it, and your rank is good, put it on the resume.

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Re: Put ranking on resume?

Postby missinglink » Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:16 pm

ZXCVBNM wrote:check with career services for your school's rules

School rules for a resume? Nothing of the sort where I'm at.

Do you have to submit your resume for review?

Personally, if it's a good class rank, you should hype it somewhere. If not your resume, your cover letter.

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Re: Put ranking on resume?

Postby A'nold » Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:40 pm

Yes.



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