Tired of the same boring resume' format? This post is the second part of our series to help you ensure your resume' will be professional, concise, consistent, and--above all--easily visually scanned by admissions staff. If you need lots of resume' help, you definitely should check out the other posts in this series:
Check out these five Microsoft templates to get started. Be sure to mimic structure and formatting, not content.
This resume' offers clear, eye-catching divisions. Although the objective section should be deleted for a business applicant, the key skills section is perfect for someone with diverse experience in a skills based job (i.e., not consulting).
The above resume' is a really basic resume' good for applicants that don't have a lot of experience. The wide right column helps to fill the page without making the resume' appear awkward or leaving too much white space. Delete the profile summary section and add an additional skills or interest section for your b-school resume'.
This resume' is great for engineers who need to state or emphasize technical skills that may not be obvious from your job description. If you have any professional licenses or certifications, there's also room for them on this resume'.
Another great basic resume', but for business school applicants with significant experience. You can stretch the margins to 0.5" but don't go any further or your resume' will stand out, in a bad way. Your smallest font size can be 10 point.
If you're in a slightly creative business field, such as marketing or communications, you may want your resume' to have a little style but still be very professional. The above resume' has both style and substance. Be sure to delete the objective and skills profile sections, add an education section, and provide as much description of your experience as possible. To maintain the style of this resume', don't go below 0.75" margins.
Check out our post on 10 Characteristics of an Awesome Business School Resume' to apply these templates to your profile. Don't forget your essay should only be one page!
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