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In this exciting new book, experienced author, professor, and teacher Greg Privitera—2013 Advisor of the Year at St. Bonaventure University and recipient of the SBU Award for Professional Excellence in teaching in 2014—draws on his extensive expertise to give students a step-by-step plan for success in preparing for and applying to graduate school. Broad in scope and rich in detail, Getting Into Graduate School includes insights into how graduate school selection committees decide on candidates, a concrete freshman-to-senior-year plan, and samples of application materials, resumes, and cover letters. This empowering book provides everything students in psychology and the behavioral sciences need to map their course to academic and professional success.
Chapter 7: Writing a Résumé and Curriculum Vitae
Writing a Résumé and Curriculum Vitae
Résumés and the Curriculum Vitae
“It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.”
A résumé or curriculum vitae (CV) is one part of the graduate school application. Both your résumé and your CV are descriptions of your academic and professional experiences and qualifications. In many ways, these documents are a professional way to reveal yourself to others, which can include your “dreams” or intentions for graduate school. The fundamental difference between a résumé and a CV is that a résumé should typically be limited to one page in length, regardless of whether you are at the start or at the end of your career; a CV, on the other ...