Blog posts tagged in applications
Have you ever shopped at IKEA? Yes, of course you have. That means you've spent hours with an Allen key, and your blood, swear and tears. The result? Furniture that you are damn proud of.
The Ikea Effect - which is well-profiled by social psychologists and has been analyzed by the Harvard Business Review - is the tendency to value something more because you made it. So why is that relevant when you're putting together your application?
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Your application is comprised of 3 documents - your resume, your cover letter, and your unofficial transcript. These are your only representation, and so you need to make sure that each and every one of these documents represents you in the best light possible. You don't have control over your transcript (beyond doing well in your classes!) but you do control what your CV and CL say.