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Resume Question

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:52 pm

Is it ever appropriate to have high-school era awards on you resume post law school, even if they are in some sense "prestigious"?

I always assumed the answer to this was a resounding "no" but I've seen some people who are also 3-5 years out from undergrad (not necessarily in the legal field) still list National Merit Scholar on their resumes. Is this just a bad idea or is winning the National Merit Scholarship a big enough deal that you should find space for it on the resume?

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Re: Resume Question

Postby zhenders » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:59 pm

This is nuts. Don't do it.

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Re: Resume Question

Postby UVA2B » Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:01 am

zhenders wrote:This is nuts. Don't do it.

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Re: Resume Question

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:01 am

zhenders wrote:This is nuts. Don't do it.


That's what I always figured. Just wanted to make sure I wasn't crazy.

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Re: Resume Question

Postby mjb447 » Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:01 am

a resounding "no"

(I mean maybe if you medaled at the Olympics or something, but this isn't that.)



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