Do I need to explain what a CALI award is on my resume?

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Do I need to explain what a CALI award is on my resume?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 15, 2015 4:51 pm

Alright, probably a dumb question, but I know that some schools don't even bother with them, so I've got to ask. Should I take up space on my resume explaining what a CALI is?

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Re: Do I need to explain what a CALI award is on my resume?

Postby runinthefront » Mon Jun 15, 2015 4:54 pm

"CALI Excellence for th Future Award (Highest Grade in a Course: Bird Law)" should suffice

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Re: Do I need to explain what a CALI award is on my resume?

Postby CanadianWolf » Mon Jun 15, 2015 4:56 pm

Yes, because not all law schools award CALIs.

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Re: Do I need to explain what a CALI award is on my resume?

Postby Rowinguy2009 » Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:07 pm

Yea - I mean I went to a school that doesn't have them and I've still pretty much known what the term means since 1L. I'd be shocked if there is someone who has been in the legal field long enough to be making hiring decisions who doesn't know what it means. But it takes like four words to explain this and I am sure there is someone who has been in the legal field long enough to be making hiring decision who doesn't know what it means(and HR people) so you might as well.

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Re: Do I need to explain what a CALI award is on my resume?

Postby JohannDeMann » Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:25 pm

runinthefront wrote:"CALI Excellence for th Future Award (Highest Grade in a Course: Bird Law)" should suffice


This is what I always did. People sometimes know and sometimes don't.

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Re: Do I need to explain what a CALI award is on my resume?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:26 pm

i just put "Highest Grade in X" and didn't put CALI at all

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Re: Do I need to explain what a CALI award is on my resume?

Postby sandwhich » Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:i just put "Highest Grade in X" and didn't put CALI at all




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