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USC Gould - Nuts and Bolts of the Application Series - Shared screen with speaker view
Emilia Correa
12:43
Where can I access the recorded link on the website?
Consuelo Araujo
14:21
experience
Katherine Wisniewski
14:25
Relevant experience
Marisa Cardoza
14:25
To get a gist of what you have accomplished
Amado Castillo
14:26
Orderly list of related experiences
Joseph Gregory
14:31
Sharing a picture of who you are academically, professionally, and personally.
Katherine Wisniewski
15:40
Easy to read
Nancy Mouradian
15:53
Dislike the objective statement
Amado Castillo
16:11
Does not use the space well
Sydney Layne
16:12
Not the best use of space
Gladys
16:27
better
Joseph Gregory
16:33
Good: Possibly prioritizes work experience, as the applicant puts it towards the top.
Amado Castillo
16:39
I don’t like the multiple columns, but that’s a personal choice
Marisa Cardoza
16:42
Good details and its attractive
Michele Cusi
16:44
Better, but hard to read
Alexis Voudrie
16:51
It looks wordy
Sydney Layne
16:52
It might be a little complicated for the eye
Saba Samy
16:52
still some empty space
Steph Wang
17:10
The color is less traditional
Katherine Wisniewski
17:12
Lots of wasted space
Alexis Voudrie
17:13
unnecessary formatting
Amado Castillo
17:19
The GD takes up so much space
Joseph Gregory
17:31
I like the contact icons!
Serena Zou
17:45
Too busy!
Gladys
17:46
too much
Joseph Gregory
17:52
Condensed but too wordy
Steph Wang
17:52
Needs more prioritization!
Nancy Mouradian
17:58
Overwhelming to read
Esther Animalu
18:03
Its giving LinkedIn
Amado Castillo
18:11
It’s giving Federal Resume
Consuelo Araujo
22:32
Normal margins ok?
Gladys
25:12
law school
Stephanie Batres
26:09
Should we put our lsac GPA or the unweighted gpa from our undergrad?
Serena Zou
26:50
Do we need the whole address or can that be zipcode and city?
Serena Zou
30:05
Is LinkedIn link recommended?
Amado Castillo
30:46
Should Honors be near the Education Section? I tacked on my Academic honors at the bottom of my resume
Alexis Voudrie
31:08
Is education the most important thing to put on top if we’ve been out of school for 5 years?
Joseph Gregory
31:10
If we we have been working for a while since undergrad would it be appropriate to put work experience before education since it is more recent?
Stephanie Sanchez
31:29
Should we include community college in the education section?
Marisa Cardoza
31:30
If you studied abroad do you put the school in its own section or combine it with the school you graduated from?
Sydney Layne
32:43
Is it worth offering your departmental/major GPA if it is notably higher than your overall GPA?
Rachel Lustig
33:05
What about scholarships granted through separate private organizations or through our degree granting institution that are not full scholarship but partial, dean’s etc
Ava Scott
34:45
Space allowing, would you recommend including a description of the study abroad program?
Raiden Huang
36:52
is it just me, or is she still on the education slide?
Samantha Civitarese
37:00
I think the slide is frozen on the Education section
Paige Hayase
37:03
I still see the education slide
Gladys
37:06
I can’t see it either
Franklin Franco
37:07
likewise
Gladys
38:06
yes
Franklin Franco
44:29
Are we on a new slide? I’m not sure if anyone else still sees experience
Samantha Civitarese
44:31
The slides have not changed for me. Is this the same for anyone else?
Marisa Cardoza
47:16
If you had a position in your sorority, would you put that under work experience or volunteer experience?
Alexis Voudrie
52:27
marisa, I put my sorority under leadership/organizations, then listed leadership positions underneath with brief descriptions of what each position entailed
Amado Castillo
52:56
A current law student shared that they like to put a position/organization description before going into duties and transferrable skills
Amado Castillo
53:04
What do y’all think?
Amado Castillo
53:06
Displacement
Paige Hayase
53:11
Hard work
Joseph Gregory
53:13
Unity
Ponce Shepard
53:15
Unity
Mel Onwusika
53:17
Motivation
Rachel Lustig
53:25
LOL
Alexis Voudrie
53:30
tweens
Joseph Gregory
53:30
trap beats
Consuelo Araujo
53:30
entertainment
Raiden Huang
53:32
young
Amado Castillo
53:33
Distraction from LSAT studying
Sydney Layne
53:34
Social
Mel Onwusika
53:35
Gen Z
Gladys
53:36
yes
Paige Hayase
53:42
Strong community
Serena Zou
53:45
Friendness
Joseph Gregory
53:48
Donald Duck, Alumnus
Mel Onwusika
53:48
Prestigious
Ponce Shepard
53:51
Bold
Amado Castillo
53:54
Fight on
Samantha Civitarese
58:06
If we attended a technical/trade school prior to attending university, should the certification be listed in a “Certifications” section as opposed to the school section?
Brooke Kopel | J.D. Admissions Ambassador (she/her)
01:00:17
Please feel free to reach out to me regarding anything and everything USC Gould at ambassador4@law.usc.edu!
Marina Onaca
01:09:22
Thank you for such a wonderful presentation. It was very helpful and informative
Stephanie Batres
01:10:41
Thank you for your insight!
Laleh Taghdis
01:10:48
Thank you!
Sophia Mejia
01:10:48
Thank you!!
Gladys
01:10:49
Thank you!
Paige Hayase
01:10:49
Thank you so much for this great presentation!
Yanlong Chen
01:10:51
Thank you for all the information!
Sydney Layne
01:10:52
Thank you o much!
Marisa Cardoza
01:10:53
Thank you!!
Joseph Gregory
01:10:54
Thanks a ton!