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Some schools want a resume. Should it be any different than a basic, standard resume?

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Re: How is your resume different from one you'd write looking for a new job?
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2005, 02:15:31 PM »
Removed security clearances, added more academic honors/activities, shortened experiences under some employers, and removed/avoided acronyms and minutiae that someone outside my field wouldn't understand.

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Re: How is your resume different from one you'd write looking for a new job?
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2005, 02:25:48 PM »
Thanks.

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Re: How is your resume different from one you'd write looking for a new job?
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2005, 10:27:33 PM »
I haven't redone my resume yet (I'm applying next year) but the one I'll send to law schools will have the academic stuff and extra curriculars, hobbies, and volunteer experience. The job descriptions need to be redone on it anyway, so that wouldn't be too much different. But mostly -- my current job is one I've been at for 5 years through three positions (with hopefully another coming soon once I write up a description!!) and I need it to show the progression and increasing of my duties.
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