Resume Tip #13: Emphasize your university if it belongs to the world’s first 500
All top 10 universities in computer science are in North America. As of 2009, the world’s first ranked university in computer science is Stanford University, followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (a.k.a. MIT).
Resume Tip #13: Emphasize your university if it belongs to the world’s first 500.
What you need to do:
- Check the first 500 universities in the world as shown on the Academic Ranking of World Universities;
- If your university belongs to the first 500, there’s reason to emphasize it on your resume;
- If not, list your university at the bottom of your resume.
Some have the privilege of studying at the most prestigious universities in the world. However, a university can only point you in the right direction; in the end, it’s up to you how far you’ll go.
Paul, co-founder of StartupSort