Dean's Scholar on Resume

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InLikeFlint
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Dean's Scholar on Resume

Postby InLikeFlint » Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:47 pm

Is a dean's scholar award OK to put on your resume? I don't have the best resume, so it would due great to be able to fill another line with something that looks better than working at a grocery store in undergrad.

temperance
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Re: Dean's Scholar on Resume

Postby temperance » Sun Jan 29, 2012 9:15 pm

yep, honors.

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NeighborGuy
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Re: Dean's Scholar on Resume

Postby NeighborGuy » Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:35 am

1) Probably.
2) Ask your Career Services people to be sure.

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Extension_Cord
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Re: Dean's Scholar on Resume

Postby Extension_Cord » Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:00 am

Is deans scholar the same thing as deans list? I think half the class is on the deans list, no?

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Re: Dean's Scholar on Resume

Postby Iceman389 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 10:22 am

Extension_Cord wrote:Is deans scholar the same thing as deans list? I think half the class is on the deans list, no?



Depends on the school. Top 20% get it at mine.

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Re: Dean's Scholar on Resume

Postby 20130312 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 10:52 am

I say yes, but it's also important to note what the requirements were for it on your resume. Some have hard requirements (top X% of your class), others are soft ("shows a commitment to community service").

If it's hard, and your resume already reflects that criteria, then I would leave it off.

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Re: Dean's Scholar on Resume

Postby smittytron3k » Mon Jan 30, 2012 12:12 pm

If you are at HLS (which I assume you are based on your posting history), yes, it's appropriate and expected that you will put Dean's Scholar prizes (which are basically our equivalent of book awards, AmJurs, CALI awards, A+s, etc.) on your resume.

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Re: Dean's Scholar on Resume

Postby acrossthelake » Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:11 pm

Extension_Cord wrote:Is deans scholar the same thing as deans list? I think half the class is on the deans list, no?


Nah, awarded to top 0-5 students per course.

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Re: Dean's Scholar on Resume

Postby SehMeSerrious » Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:04 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:I say yes, but it's also important to note what the requirements were for it on your resume. Some have hard requirements (top X% of your class), others are soft ("shows a commitment to community service").

If it's hard, and your resume already reflects that criteria, then I would leave it off.

Yeah, since it confused some people here, you should mention who it's awarded to (top X%, top # students, etc.)

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Re: Dean's Scholar on Resume

Postby redsox4lyfe » Tue Jan 31, 2012 8:08 pm

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Re: Dean's Scholar on Resume

Postby GertrudePerkins » Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:47 pm

If you're HLS, you can/should put it on your resume. I put mine on there and OCS gave it a thumbs up. And I got offers from most places I interviewed, so clearly it wasn't enough to make them think I'm a douche. (Or at least not such a douche that they didn't want to hire me.)




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