Your Resume contains general information about building an
effective resume such as overall organization, font selection, and a
rationale for resumes.
Contact Information steps through the necessary information
that allows you to be contacted by your prospective employer.
Education discusses how to best display your educational
Experience presents strategies to help you tailor this section
to each job opportunity.
Honors and Activities helps you select which honors and
activities are best to include for each job opportunity and how to
present this information.
Below is a resume template for business school MBA admissions. It is
created by a successful applicant.
100 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10012
Tel: (212) 867-5309 firstname.lastname@example.org
WHARTON SCHOOL UNIVERSITY OF
Bachelor of Science in Economics. Concentration in
Finance. Semester abroad in Madrid, fall 1992. Captain, Varsity Golf
Team 1992-93; All-Ivy Golf Team, 1992; Resident Advisor, 1992..
THE PARTHENON GROUP
BOSTON, MA LONDON, UK
Led market entry analysis of water
desalination industry for $200MM pump manufacturer. Developed, executed
customer surveys, analyzed competitive structure of market; assessed
margin sustainability and forecast market demand. Presented findings to
Provided financial appraisal, strategic
recommendation for sale of UK electronic publishing division of $200M
content aggregator. Coordinated due diligence, interviewed division
CEO; designed analysis to highlight key revenue, cost drivers; built DCF
valuation model, delivered recommendation to Managing Director of
Member of market entry strategy team
working with client management in $30M electronic content business.
Heavily involved in designing, executing market analysis, customer
surveying; evaluating potential business models; assessing
growth/profitability prospects, competitive threats. Presented findings,
resulting in $280M acquisition of competing firm.
THE INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION (IFC)
Private equity/Commercial lending arm of the World
Bank Group 1997-1999
Managed $12M IFC debt/equity investment
in Sao Paulo-based small appliance manufacturer. On-site due diligence,
extensive interviews with management team. Developed cash flow model and
proforma financial statements. Heavily involved in preparation of term
sheets, information memoranda; structuring, negotiating legal agreements
in Portuguese and English.
Member of two-person investment team on
$115M Brazilian textile deal. Participated in on-site due diligence in
northeastern Brazil and built integrated cash flow spreadsheet model.
Designed and led in-depth textile market study in Sao Paulo, Rio de
Janeiro: interviewed local raw material, fabric and garment vendors.
Aggregated information on trends and structure of market. Participated
in structuring, negotiating investment agreements.
Prepared annual assessment report of
$100M investment in Colombian polyester manufacturer. Conducted
individual on-site research in Medellin, interviewed CFO, senior
executives and operating personnel. Built model of financial returns,
presented to senior IFC management. Report cited as Best Demonstrated
Practice and incorporated into template for future reports.
Screened investment proposals in
electronics, retail, consumer products industries.
Prepared, delivered equity sale
documents; option valuation for stake in pulp/paper portfolio company;
monitored portfolio company compliance with financial covenants.
Native English speaker; fluent in Portuguese,
Spanish. Youngest-ever Barbados National Men's Golf Champion; national
golf team member. Student of military, economic history.
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