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Aug 14, 2019

looks pretty good

Timing Is Everything.

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Aug 14, 2019

Some Notes:

Education
- Do you have a major GPA that is higher than Overall GPA?
- I don't know how much value add the London School has on resume given it looks like only two courses were taken
- Given that you are close to graduating college, you can probably remove the high school listing

Experience
- For the Equity Research bullet-points, look at some examples from other people who have done ER (internship particularly) in terms how they framed their experience. The last two bullet points need to be rewritten to be more impactful, as it may be difficult for someone reading these bullets to see the value add of the work. It comes off as work for the sake of work the way it is currently written.

  • For the Small Asset Manager, the third bullet point seems a bit generic. Was there a particular task you completed for third parties that you could supplement or replace the bullet point with?

Skills and Interests
A rule of thumb about listing MS Office skills on your resume is not to do so. It is implied that you have a strong MS Office skillset (although MS Access is something that is a bit more obscure from a skillset perspective). Are there any other programs or experience you have had exposure to? CapIQ? Factset? You can list Bloomberg

More a Banker nit-picky detail:
There is a good deal of white space near the bottom of the page. Could you fill out the page a bit more? What about Honors and Awards

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Aug 19, 2019

Thank you for your input it was really helpful. Some edits I made:

Education
- I calculated my major GPA and it's pretty similar to my Overall GPA (I did pretty bad in some non-business classes but I also did pretty well in some easy electives) so I have to leave this GPA for now. Hopefully will get it up to 3.5 before I graduate.
- I'm gonna leave LSE there for now as my academic advisers tell me many employers like seeing it even if it's just for summer classes.
- I'm definitively removing my high school from my resume right after my next internship (applying for a six month internship rn for January-June 2020) but might leave it for now so my resume looks more filled.

Experience
- I looked at some ER internship examples and now have a better idea of how to rewrite those bullet points.
- Deleted the third bullet point completely

Skills and Interests
I didn't know about the MS Office rule. Deleted PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
Added Bloomberg and Stata to my skills

More a Banker nit-picky detail:
Just saw that weird gap at the end and it's now gone with the edits I made
Also added an achievements section

Again, thanks for all your help!

Aug 14, 2019

Might want to put some on-campus clubs or positions, otherwise it seems that you just go to class and then play video games

Aug 19, 2019
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