Employers need only 6.25 seconds on average to make a decision about an applicant based on the resume, according to Forbes
. 6.25 seconds! University admissions look at academic-related qualifications, but you get the idea. It takes them only a few seconds to form an opinion about the applicant. That's why your resume needs to strategically highlight your strengths and achievements. For students with less work experience, this may seem especially difficult.
Skoltech professors from the world's top universities review hundreds of resumes every year, they gathered a few tips on how to write a resume specifically for graduate school.