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VIP RESUME SERVICE

Order number
4827
The description of the CV is only 'resum (curriculum vitae)'. However I have heard that
there is sight difference between a CV and a resum. So I hope that the ditor could
help me with it. I can upload one of my SOP, there is a detailed description of my most
important research experience you might want to take as reference. Thank you very
much!

Notes to client
Hello there! Thanks so much for buying the MyDocumate VIP Resume service. As
specified on your order form, Im working towards a one-page resume. Accordingly, I
have prepared a suitable framework that will suit your background and inputted the
information youve offered in various areas. Ive included various placeholders, which
should indicate where additional descriptive detail is needed.
For the next draft, the most important general things for you to think about are listed
below; Ive also added specific questions and comments in the proposed resume
framework below.
Regarding the distinction between resume / CVthey appear to have rendered the two
equivalent in their description 'resum (curriculum vitae)' so I dont really think there is
any need to be concerned with the distinction. People are using the two in increasingly
interchangeable ways these days anyway; if they had specific requirements they would
state them.
Basically a CV is longer and more detailed. Heres a description of the differences
(although these are not absolute):
Lets start with a quick overview of resumes, since they are more familiar to most
American writers than CVs. A typical resume is a general and concise introduction of
your experiences and skills as they relate to a particular career or position that you

are aiming to acquire. As such, a resume may have to be altered for each position
that you are applying for so as to emphasize those skills and experiences most
relevant to the work. Resumes are usually no more than one page in length. They are
often accompanied by cover letters, which provide a permanent written record of the
transmittal of the resume (what is being sent, to whom it is being sent, and who sent
it).
A typical resume will include the following information:

Name and Contact Information: your residential address might be most


appropriate, especially if you do not want your current employer to know
that you are looking for another job!
Education: a listing of your degrees or certifications and educational
institutions or programs.
Work Experience: names of the companies or organizations that you have
worked for, the location of each company, the dates worked, your job title,
and duties performed.
In contrast, a CV is a fairly detailed overview of your lifes accomplishments,
especially those most relevant to the realm of academia. As such, these documents
have their greatest utility in the pursuit of a job in academia or research. Because
academic researchers are often working on and completing many projects and
teaching responsibilities simultaneously, it is wise to think of a CV as a living
document that will need to be updated frequently. A typical CV for someone in the
beginning stages of his or her graduate school career might only be two or three
pages in length, while the number of pages of a more seasoned researchers CV may
run into the double digits. In both CVs and resumes, information within sections is
usually organized chronologically.
A typical CV will include the following information:

Name and Contact Information: contact information for your current


institution or place of employment may work best, unless you do not want
your colleagues to know that you are job-hunting.
Areas of Interest: a listing of your varied academic interests.
Education: a list of your degrees earned or in progress, institutions, and
years of graduation. You may also include the titles of your dissertation or
thesis here.
Grants, Honors and Awards: a list of grants received, honors bestowed
upon you for your work, and awards you may have received for teaching or
service.
Publications and Presentations: a list of your published articles and books,
as well presentations given at conferences. If there are many of both, you
might consider having one section for publications and another for
presentations.
Employment and Experience: this section may include separate lists of
teaching experiences, laboratory experiences, field experiences, volunteer
work, leadership, or other relevant experiences.

Scholarly or Professional Memberships: a listing of the professional


organizations of which you are a member. If you have held an office or
position in a particular organization, you can either say so here or leave
this information for the experience section.
References: a list of persons who write letters of recommendations for you,
which includes their contact information.

1. Please provide me with as much specific, measurable detail as you possibly can; this is
particularly effective in resumes when preparing the narrative items, for example:
Bad narrative detail:
I helped customers in the reception area
Better narrative detail:
My role in the customer service function involved handling up to 30 clients per day, and up
to five clients at any given time, offering them information as needed; adapted knowledge to
address specific issues, such as missed deadlines, payment questions, difficulties in
operating the relevant systems, in a timely and efficient manner, achieving a 90%
approval rating from clients.
Of course, this could all be made even more specific and more effective, depending on how
much information is offered!
2. Try to think about the skills youve acquired, eg: Its great if youre a good team-player, but try
to give me information that demonstrates youre a good team-player! Ie: Think about a time
when youve worked well in a team, describe it to me; describe what you did and what made it
so effective!
3. When telling me about your key accomplishments, please provide as many titles, competition
names, award names and other official details regarding the things youve achieved: The
resume is an ideal place to show off official certification and recognition.
4. Please provide me as much information as you can about (a) positions of responsibility you
held, and (b) what responsibilities those positions entailed.
5. Especially useful will be information that tells me about where you have got the idea to apply
for this programwhat experiences have informed this decision?
6. It may be helpful to include an objective at the beginning of your resume; if you agree please
tell me what you hope to accomplish in your target program. Heres an example to show you
what I mean:
7. Bad objective:
To study in a top business school and obtain an MBA qualification. It is too general.
Better objective:
To establish first-rate management skills as a suitable springboard to an international
business career.
Of course, the more specific and the more tailored to your target program, the better this will
be!
8. I hope this helps and Im really looking forward to your input!
All the best!
(The initial suggested framework for your resume is on the next page.)

ZHANG BIWEI
+86 152 6703 6260 | Room 518, Dormitory No.8, Zhejiang University (Yuquan Campus), Hangzhou 310027 | zhang_biwei@hotmail.com

Education & Awards


ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY (CKC HONOR COLLEGE) | Bachelor of Science
Major: Materials Science and Engineering; Minor: English
Performance
Relevant Courses:
Awards:

XX.20XXXX.20YY

Overall GPA: 3.81/4.00; Third Year GPA: 3.86/4.00; Ranking 11/112


General Chemistry; Properties of Materials ()Physical Properties; Solid State Physics;
Electronic Properties of Materials; Modern Technology for Material Preparation.
Third-Class Scholarship for Outstanding Merit, Zhejiang University (2012, 2013, 2014);
Chinese Study Awards (2014.1); Outstanding League Cadres, Zhejiang University
(2012.5).

Research Background
XXXX LABORATORY | Synthesis of Eu3+/Tb3+ co-doped metal-organic framework materials (MOFs) and
determination of luminescent properties; Supervisor: Prof. XXX YYY
XX.20XXXX.20YY
1.

2.
3.

Synthesized MOFs with different Eu3+/Tb3+ ratios, characterizing them with fluorescence spectroscopy and
powder diffraction, finally discovering a positive relationship between the fluorescence intensity and the
Eu3+/Tb3+ ratio on the International Commission on Illumination color space chromaticity diagram.
Corrected for characterization results that showed luminescence of MOFs unrelated to either Eu3+ or Tb3+
by applying Luminescent Energy Transfer Theory, and research on lanthanides.
Took overall project from conception to determination that the luminescence mechanism was related to the
ratio, rather than individual elements, to presenting the results.

Extracurricular Roles
MSE STUDENT UNION, ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY | Leader, Academic Dept.

05.2012present

Planned and executed an extensive program of activities and meetings for the benefit of members, including
promotional efforts, logistics and coordination with other bodies to offer major presentations and lecture
series in the field of materials science.

SHEZHEN VOLUNTEER ALLIANCE | Core Volunteer

XX.2008present

Participated in a disabled peoples gala in Luohu District of Shenzhen; participated in book management
efforts for Shenzhen Public Library and BookCity on a regular basis.

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE EXCHANGE | Participant

01.201405.2014

Undertook a study of the local educational system and the cultures and communities in which it exists,
securing an expanded perspective on pedagogical approaches and vastly improved English-language
communication skills.

RED CROSS, ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY BRANCH | Member, Publicity Dept.


Secretary

09.201109.2013

Planned and promoted a large number of major on-campus events, including an annual blood donation
drive and spearheaded an AIDS prevention campaign; led the publicity surrounding a volunteering initiative
to support on-campus blood donation events.

ZHEJIANG LEAGUE BRANCH COMMITTEE | Secretary

09.201109.2012

Organized and planned numerous social practices, extracurricular activities as well as themed events for
which the organization was honored as one of the twenty most outstanding student-run organizations in
Zhejiang University.

Other Skills
LANGUAGES:

Mandarin Chinese (native); English (fluent; TOEFL: 105; GRE 323 (AW 3.0)

COMPUTERS:

MS Office suite, Origin, C/C++ (proficient)

MyDocumate 22/12/2014 16:27


Comment [1]: Are there any other key
experiencesresearch or internships
that youd like to detail here?

MyDocumate 22/12/2014 14:52


Comment [2]: What other equipment did
you use in this project.
MyDocumate 22/12/2014 14:52
Comment [3]: Did a paper result from
this work?
MyDocumate 22/12/2014 16:23
Comment [4]: Give a couple of specific
examples.
MyDocumate 22/12/2014 14:59
Comment [5]: It would be good if you
could give one or two interesting details
who gave the lectures? What was the
subject matter? What was the typical
attendance?

MyDocumate 22/12/2014 16:22


Comment [6]: Explain this event giving
as many particular details as you can
goals, attendees, outcomes.
MyDocumate 22/12/2014 16:23
Comment [7]: What did these entail?
What was your role?
MyDocumate 22/12/2014 16:23
Comment [8]: What is this?
MyDocumate 22/12/2014 16:20
Comment [9]: Is there any way you can
quantify these? Eg: How many attendees?
How many units of blood were donated
etc?