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Post Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:08 am
OK, it means you have to select a really good one and write about it. The terms are even for all candidates, you are not the only one who suffer from this.

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Post Tue Oct 23, 2012 11:24 pm
Regarding promotions, I was wondering if moving to a better position in another company (same industry) is considered promotion? or do you have to be promoted in the same company?

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Post Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:03 am
Yes, I'd only consider it a promotion if you were promoted in the same company.

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came across this video essay sample. do you guys think I should go for something like this?

http://youtu.be/v9UfKvtm1Ng

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Post Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:37 am
This is way too polished. Almost feels inauthentic.

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Post Sun Nov 11, 2012 8:25 am
Very good point regarding promotions, however i think that even moving to a different role in another company may be considered as promotion if you can explain why your new role is better or more senior, like moving from being an engineer in a team to managing a team (in another company).

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Post Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:05 am
rahulubercul wrote:
came across this video essay sample. do you guys think I should go for something like this?

http://youtu.be/v9UfKvtm1Ng
Are you talking about a video essay? which school demands it??? (in the US, not ISB)

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Post Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:21 pm
Another thing about the work experience in this tool that i don't understand is the fact that managing people in a project is not impressive - some projects can last over a year, and managing people during such projects is a substantial contribution to one's work experience, so why give only one third of the points?

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Post Mon Dec 17, 2012 11:13 pm
You're right, in that case you should probably get more points, and regardless of this tool you should mention on your resume how much time the project lasted and how many people you managed.

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Post Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:54 am
Actually, I figured it's not about the points at all, it's about making your work experience sound as impressive as possible on your resume and essays. That's what counts!

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Post Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:21 am
I also have some reservations regarding the importance of promotions. What if I'm an entrepreneur? I can't get promoted but it doesn't mean I'm not successful at what I do, right?

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Post Sat Jan 19, 2013 10:44 pm
I see what you mean, as an entrepreneur you start as founder/CEO and can't be promoted. I guess in that case you just need to show the successful progress of your company and the actions you took to make it successful.

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Post Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:28 pm
I just took this test and i think i did pretty well. it really made me think hard on all details of my work experience, even stuff i already forgot.

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Post Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:45 pm
Same here, it got me thinking and i remembered things that happened years ago and worth mentioning on the resume, like promotions and projects i ran.

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Post Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:12 am
How did you evaluate the strength of your own application and essays? this is a big part of the points and it seems a bit questionable...

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