Parts 1 and 2 of our resume' series gave you the tips and templates to develop an awesome business school resume'.
If you need lots of resume' help, you definitely should check out the other posts in this series:
It usually helps to have a few examples. Here are five great business school resume' examples for you to download with our comments on what makes them great.
1. University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business Resume Book
Resume' books are available online from various business schools to ensure employers have access to recent grads. This book includes more than 100 resumes from students who attended Haas Business School. Browse through and notice what types of and how experiences are represented. Keep in mind, though, most US resumes DO NOT include the applicants photo.
2. MBA Game Plan Result Resume'
This resume' from MBA Game Plan demonstrates how you should try to make action-result oriented bullet points. This style of writing really separates your resume' from others for two reasons. First, most people don't write resumes this way so you'll be unique. Second, you are offering tangible, important information to the Admissions Committee rather than just a list of responsibilities.
3. University of Rochester Resume' Formats
Several resumes are included in this file from the University of Rochester. The first follows the standard Harvard Business School format, while the others use different University of Rochester formats. Take a look at how each resume' emphasizes either education, work experience, or other activities.
4. Mergers & Inquisitions Resume'
This resume' from the blog Mergers & Inquisitions nails the resume' format while offering important guidance for filling in the template. The site also has great tips and resources for aspiring investment bankers.
5. IMD Business School Resume' Book
Another resume' book, this time from an international business school to offer some variety and perspective. Keep in mind that this book has been professionally edited and produced. However, it offers some interesting ideas for formatting for application to non-US based programs. Note that:
1. Pictures, ages, and countries of origin are provided (not on US resumes).
2. Education is summarized after the header.
3. An experience summary is included.
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