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#6: 7 Deadly Sins of MBA Resumes

Your resume is often the first part of your application that MBA admissions officers see. Yet most candidates spend way more time preparing their essays. Avoid these “7 deadly sins” to make a strong first impression with your resume.

The 7 deadly sins:
1. Too long
2. Hard on the eyes
3. Emphasizes the wrong thing(s)
4. It’s a job resume (not an MBA resume)
5. No evidence of impact
6. Lack of context for employers and accomplishments
7. No evidence of career progression

Show Notes:

Episode length: 16:42

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