Evaluating your professional qualifications for graduate school

“Work experience” generally represents parts of your application that are not evaluated on the transcripts or test scores. The category includes related work experience and internships, of course, and also related research experience. Different academic programs have different preferences about what makes a strong professional background, so let’s look at a few popular examples. Evaluating […]

Finding the right Graduate degree to achieve your career goals

Please register for a comprehensive graduate school admissions workshop series, sponsored by the METU Kariyer Planlama Merkezi and provided by American Advisors.  Registration is below the agenda on this page. December 2, 2013 10:30-12:00 How to convert your career goals into educational plans. What is the difference between working in academia and industry? How to […]

Tips on Using LinkedIn for Young Professionals

Podcast: Play in new windowLinkedIn holds great potential for new graduates and young professionals – if you use it well. Here are 5 strategies for using the system that will benefit young professionals plus a bonus tip for entrepreneurs and startups. This presentation was given as part of Middle East Technical University’s Entrepreneurial Speaker Series. […]

LinkedIn Basics Quick Reference

There are many great resources for setting up profiles on LinkedIn. These will walk you through the steps necessary to create a solid profile and avoid mistakes. Effective LinkedIn profiles: Have a professional picture Look comprehensive and include all major sections Give details about past experiences Compliment the CV Show activity and participation on LinkedIn […]

Preparing for Admissions or Job Interviews in English and the LinkedIn Advantage

Podcast: Play in new windowLearn how to prepare for international job and graduate school admissions interviews.  Covered in this presentation: What information to review before an international or English based interview. How to find additional information that may help you get the job. How to get over your nervousness. How to prepare for different kinds […]

How to write an English CV or Resume and a strong LinkedIn profile

Podcast: Play in new windowThis presentation teaches how to prepare your Resume or CV in English for international careers or graduate school applications.  Topics included: What information to exclude from your resume. What the right format is for your resume. Where the “hot zones” are for the most important information. How to write effective descriptions of […]

Creating an English CV or Resume

Podcast: Play in new windowThis is audio from a presentation about creating English CVs or Resumes for international career searches or graduate school applications.  It was originally presented in conjunction with the Career Planning Center at Cankaya University before an audience of first year university students through fourth year students.

English Resume and CV workshop

In partnership with the Bilkent University Brand Club, American Advisors is pleased to present the following workshops.  Please preregister with the form below. English Resume and CV Writing November 22, 12:30-13:30  (FFB 05, Bilkent University) Learn how to prepare your Resume or CV in English for international career searches or graduate school applications. What information […]