While most aspirants are still trying to figure out the magic number to get on their GRE/GMAT or debating over how important the Essays are compared to the LORS and vice-versa, they often tend to overlook one of the most important part of their application, the RESUME. The RESUME plays the role of delivering an elevator pitch to the ad-com members, only instead of you, it is that one page document which is doing it for you, and is hence responsible for creating that all important First Impression!
Given that Ad-coms generally pourover several thousands of RESUMES, it is the bitter truth that they spend hardly a minute over your resume, adjudging your entire life’s experience—that’s right, NOT FAIR! But then, it’s the harsh reality and we have to make sure that our RESUME is eye-catching. So the question is basically :
HOW TO MAKE MY RESUME STAND OUT?
We at MiM-Essay have created a set of 10 concrete guidelines from our experience of assisting hundreds of MBA candidates for several years, following which you can be assured that your resume quality would increase manifold.
The following RESUME Infograph shows the guidelines for the same:
As is evident from the above, The RESUME Guide mainly deals with perfecting the “Presentation” aspect of the document as well optimizing the Resume talking Points, cleverly breaking them down into bullets and quantifying the experiences, rather than going for long paragraphs, making the document more scan able and easy on the eyes. Thereby, the Impact magnifies and paves way for a winning RESUME. No questions asked.
Want more examples? Or want a more detailed idea overview of the 10 steps, check out our post10 Steps towards creating an effective MBA Resume.