Tips For Writing A CV To Send Off For Medical School

October 16, 2013

Article by Global Pre-Meds
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Your CV is an important part of your medical school application. A professionally written CV is what will make your application stand out from among the hundreds that the admissions authorities have to sift through, come admission time. But first, it is important to understand the difference between a CV and a resume. Most people are under the impression that both are one and the same thing. They aren’t.

The Difference Between A CV And A Resume

A resume is generally restricted to a single page and features a list of the applicant’s objectives.

A CV on the other hand, could run into several pages and contains multiple specialized categories. A CV will highlight the applicant’s major educational qualifications and complete work experience till the date of writing the resume.

  Gap Medics students in the operating theatre at Maharaj Hospital in Thailand.

Tips For Writing Your CV

Here are a few pointers that will help you write that effective and one-of-a-kind CV for your medical school application:

Gap Medics student Jessica with new born baby in Tanzania. You will find a number of templates online for writing your CV. You can use any one of these templates and customize it to suit your needs. The important thing is to always maintain consistency in the format right through the CV.