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dsb83
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transfer resume question

Postby dsb83 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:23 pm

Quick question about updating my resume for transfer. Should I include that I made Law Review for next year or that professors asked me to RA in two classes? If so, should these be bulleted under my current law school in the Education section? One of the professors that asked me to RA wrote a letter, and I assume he included that detail in there.

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Re: transfer resume question

Postby buddingjd » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:28 pm

I would put the invitation to Law Review (assuming it was a write-on and not a grade-on), but not the RA invitation.

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Re: transfer resume question

Postby lasersgopewpew » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:30 pm

buddingjd wrote:I would put the invitation to Law Review (assuming it was a write-on and not a grade-on), but not the RA invitation.


I think I'd put law review on there either way, but not the RA invitation (unless you took it).

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Re: transfer resume question

Postby Lasers » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:30 pm

buddingjd wrote:I would put the invitation to Law Review (assuming it was a write-on and not a grade-on), but not the RA invitation.

yep.

definitely law review; definitely not RA invitation.

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Re: transfer resume question

Postby stillwater » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:30 pm

buddingjd wrote:I would put the invitation to Law Review (assuming it was a write-on and not a grade-on), but not the RA invitation.


why not grade on?

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Re: transfer resume question

Postby buddingjd » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:32 pm

stillwater wrote:
buddingjd wrote:I would put the invitation to Law Review (assuming it was a write-on and not a grade-on), but not the RA invitation.


why not grade on?


I guess it depends on the circumstances; if you're coming from a school known for letting the top 10 grade on, and your resume says that you are #3, it seems redundant.

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Re: transfer resume question

Postby stillwater » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:34 pm

buddingjd wrote:
stillwater wrote:
buddingjd wrote:I would put the invitation to Law Review (assuming it was a write-on and not a grade-on), but not the RA invitation.


why not grade on?


I guess it depends on the circumstances; if you're coming from a school known for letting the top 10 grade on, and your resume says that you are #3, it seems redundant.


i think it would be stupid to assume they would make that inference.

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Re: transfer resume question

Postby Lasers » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:41 pm

stillwater wrote:
buddingjd wrote:
stillwater wrote:
buddingjd wrote:I would put the invitation to Law Review (assuming it was a write-on and not a grade-on), but not the RA invitation.


why not grade on?


I guess it depends on the circumstances; if you're coming from a school known for letting the top 10 grade on, and your resume says that you are #3, it seems redundant.


i think it would be stupid to assume they would make that inference.

it would be. list it no matter what.

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Re: transfer resume question

Postby buddingjd » Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:16 pm

why not grade on?[/quote]

I guess it depends on the circumstances; if you're coming from a school known for letting the top 10 grade on, and your resume says that you are #3, it seems redundant.[/quote]

i think it would be stupid to assume they would make that inference.[/quote]
it would be. list it no matter what.[/quote]

haha on second thought, i agree. list it either way.

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Re: transfer resume question

Postby dsb83 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:19 pm

Yeah, it's a grade-on school and that's how I made it. Consensus seems to be include it still. I'll leave the RA offers off.

For anyone that knows about the transfer process with Penn are the optional essays worth the time? My background is somewhat interesting and would fit the diversity question. I could also do a good job on the values question but am trying to balance with time. Any thoughts? Also, they say it must be complete by July 1. I assume that's just for transcripts and certifications. Anyone know if the optional essays could be added after submitting the application?

Thanks.




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