Your resume is important for applying to college, graduate school, and new jobs. Learn about these common resume mistakes.

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The Resume Problem

Students applying to college, graduate school, new jobs, or research positions are doing everything they can to stand out. As a result, the competition amongst job seekers and college applicants is intense, and the number of applications is overwhelming. This is especially true for non-native English speakers and ESL job seekers.

Hiring managers and college admissions counselors are certainly not making it easy. According to a 2018 eye-tracking study, Ladders Inc determined that the average total time recruiters spend reading a…


Proofreading & editing are the final steps to writing a great article or essay. Find out why peer review is so powerful and how it can improve your manuscript.

When it’s time to edit your paper, do you have what it takes?

One of the greatest challenges facing all writers, students, and researchers is the task of being self-critical. Being able to look back objectively at your writing is a skill that requires years of experience, not to mention an open mind as well as a healthy dose of self-awareness.

Indeed, Carnegie Mellon University has cited that many students lack sufficient self-critical skills, resulting in poor writing quality:

When students lack skills in…


The college personal statement or admissions essay has always been a key factor in university admissions, but it has taken on a new role in 2020.

This article will detail seven helpful and simple tips that will help you brainstorm, organize, create, and edit the next life goal: Applying to college.

The importance of the college admissions essay

So you’ve started on the long journey of applying to college. You’ve talked to your parents and friends about your target list of schools. You’ve researched college admissions requirements and read about the importance of proofreading and editing. …


Proofreading your college application essay is a must. At Wordvice admissions, we will help you get over the hump, but we know that a quality admissions essay begins and ends with you.

That’s why we’re partners in your admissions essay journey. You create. We polish. So take a look at these tips that make it easy for you to clean up and organize your essay when applying to college.

The Wordvice Process: Easier. Faster. Results.

The college application essay is more important than ever

If you’re reading this, you’re likely applying to college (or know someone who is). The good news is that you probably realize how important the personal statement or application essay is…


At Wordvice, we look beyond the page and get to know our customer’s goals

Welcome to The Wordvice Workshop.

In the Workshop, you’ll learn about Wordvice’s philosophy towards customers, editing, and customer success. You’ll get to know why we view ourselves as guides, not just editors, in your creative process. Hopefully, you’ll come away with a sense of the possibilities we strive to unlock for our customers every day.

How does Wordvice help customers achieve success?

Should successful writing evoke a sense of wonder? Should it jump off the page every time? Perhaps your college admissions essay should take the reader on a memorable journey? …


Most editors and writers dream of becoming a freelancer. This is my story of how I made the leap in the time of COVID-19

Building for the future…

Introduction

In 2020, everything we once knew about the nature of work has changed. From office hours to commuting to workflows to management, everyone is scrambling to make sense of the COVID-19 pandemic. To many, this is an earthquake that has destroyed a well-oiled economy. To others, it is a prime opportunity in a time of uncertainty. Truth be told, it’s both.

While many offices and workplaces have remained open, opting for limited office hours or at-home…


Can digitization and coronavirus change the long history of academic publishing?

Academic publishers are struggling to maintain their control of science research in the face of increased public scrutiny and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Introduction

There is a fight going on about who owns ‘knowledge’. Is it the scientists who perform the experiments? Academic journals who verify and publish the results? Or the public whose taxes fund the entire process?

World Brain by Gabriel Lieberman, 1980

Academic publishers have historically been the winners of this fight. However, digital publishing platforms and now global crises such as coronavirus are causing both the public and researchers to question the…

Andrew Kim

Andrew currently lives in Seoul, Korea. He works as a freelancer for Wordvice Editing Service and writes about science, expat life in Korea, and culture.

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