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What is an Academic Résumé and why do I need one?

So you may have heard of what a job résumé is – a well formatted list consisting of your personal contact information, the last three job positions you’ve held including with whom and where they were located, a list of your schooling with dates, and any other pertinent information regarding your work abilities, such as any viable skill training, certifications, awards, professional organizations you belong to, etc. This is how employers get to know at-a-glance if you might be a possible fit for their business employment needs. Similarly, you could say the same expectation for pertinent information is desired for the admissions process into colleges and universities as well.

This is where an academic résumé comes in.

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