Essential Tips For Writing an Effective Resume

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A clean and easy-to-read resume is crucial to get your application noticed in the pile. It’s the first impression you give a potential employer and you want to show that you are someone they must move forward in the process. A poor resume can quickly screen you out of opportunities. When I was a student at Cornell and Columbia Business School, I spent a lot of time with career services editing my resume and since, I have helped many friends fine tune their resumes. In this article, I am sharing the essential tips I learned for writing an effective resume. Whether you are applying for a new job or simply redesigning your current resume, I hope this article will help you along the way! To give you a head start, I am also providing with two free resume templates below.

How To Get Into A Top Business School

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I am so excited to finally share this article. It’s been a long work in progress and it covers a topic many of you have asked me about – advice on applying to business school! Business school admissions are extremely competitive. And for many, the business school application process is long and grueling. My husband, Philip, has an MBA from Wharton and I have one semester left at Columbia Business School. We both learned a lot throughout the application process so I’m spilling all our secrets and resources to help you get into the business school of your choice. You’ll find our best business school application tips consolidated in this post!

Three Lessons from My First Year at Columbia Business School


Welcome! I have wanted to start an inspirational career and lifestyle blog for the longest time. We all have highs and lows, aspirations, dreams and insecurities. Whether it’s a job well done, an outfit that makes you feel great or a few days to disconnect – sometimes a little bit of encouragement or inspiration can let us fly.

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