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Final and important steps:

  • Perform a spell and grammar check


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  • Have your CV looked at by a native English speaker.


  • CSC provides a service for this


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  • Make sure the formatting is appealing and consistent throughout the document. Consistent format (alignments, capitalization, date formats) is often perceived as a confirmation that the applicant can complete a job to 100%.
  • Ask one of your professors to look at the CV - send it to them in advance and then come during their office hours.

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