Articles tagged with Resume

Tips to Write a Resume for Your Grad School Application

Tips to Write a Resume for Your Grad School Application

As you prepare to apply to grad school, you may find yourself constructing a number of resumes. As you look to get into the grad school of your dreams, an updated resume is a must—and there are plenty of tips to help you make your resume unique, provide all the necessary information, and present the best version of yourself. While a resume for a grad school application may look a little like a resume used for other purposes, it’s different in many ways. As you begin to put together a stellar resume to hopefully secure you a spot at your top institution, keep these tips in mind. CV or resume? It is important to determine the ... Read More About Tips to Write a Resume for Your Grad School Application

What is the Grad School Application Process?

What is the Grad School Application Process?

Applying to grad school is a great time of anticipation as you look forward to the next step in your career. However, it can also be a daunting process, whether you’re a current undergrad or have been out in the working world for a year or more. The good news is that you’ve been through the undergrad application process before, which is similar, and you’re likely to have materials you can draw from to help you present the best grad school applications possible. Not sure where to begin, however? Below is a breakdown of the grad school application process: 1. Researching prospective schools and requirements The application c ... Read More About What is the Grad School Application Process?

Why You Should Pursue an Internship in College

Why You Should Pursue an Internship in College

The following is a guest post written by Alexa Styliadis of NextStepU. As the job market gets more competitive, students graduating college find themselves facing a tougher job market. Getting a college degree is important and is a critical step in the right direction, but to put yourself ahead of the others, you need to be more qualified than those around you. A way to greatly enhance your chances of employment while gaining real-world experience is by doing internships in college. While many colleges do not require you to do an internship, you should find at least one, if not more, to do during your junior and/or senior years. Here are som ... Read More About Why You Should Pursue an Internship in College

5 Things to Consider When Seeking Teacher Recommendations

5 Things to Consider When Seeking Teacher Recommendations

As a college applicant, it is up to you to demonstrate your strengths to your prospective college. Your high school transcript, resume, and personal statement all provide admissions officers with valuable insight as to who you as a student and who you as a person. However, colleges also often require a letter of recommendation from those who have worked closely with you in an academic or professional setting, such as a teacher or a former internship supervisor. These recommendations allow the college to get to know you beyond your test scores and see how others view your character. Although the content of the letter may seem out of your hands, ... Read More About 5 Things to Consider When Seeking Teacher Recommendations

3 Things to Know About College Co-op Programs

3 Things to Know About College Co-op Programs

In college, students expect to receive an education that will help prepare them for their future careers. However, some colleges go a step further by offering students opportunities for specialized work-study training. Cooperative (or co-op) programs are long-term paid internship arrangements that combine typical college classroom-based education with hands-on work experience. These programs typically feature semesters of classroom study alternated with semesters of work.  Such programs can give college students an edge on their resume, allowing them to gain valuable work experience while still enrolled in school. Additionally, this trai ... Read More About 3 Things to Know About College Co-op Programs