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Resumes

Basics • A resume is a one-page document that outlines your work/volunteer/internship experience, skills, and educational background. • Most job applications require a resume. • Think of a resume as an opportunity. A resume is your chance to show off

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Resume Workshop

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Resume Writing

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Writing a Personal Statement for Graduate School

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Writing a Personal Statement

(Questions below are from How to Write a Winning Personal Statement by Richard Setzer.)  Many types of applications—college, graduate school, jobs, internships, and scholarships to name a few—may ask you to include a personal statement.  Selection committees are looking for

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Advice for Writing Personal Statements

Content What should be in a personal statement? Academic experiences Relevant work and research experiences Motivation for applying to graduate school Reasons for applying to this specific graduate program Long-term academic and professional goals Relevant personal background Always address all

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