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What other ECs are good besides volunteering/nonprofits? My resume doesn’t have a strong track record of community service so I’m worried that any volunteering that I do now will be seen as fake/done purely for MBA apps. Are there any other impactful activities that can fit into resumes like mine?

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Is there anything you do for firm building where you can step into a leadership role and measure impact? For example, I went from supporting our recruiting in 2018 to co-leading for my university in 2019 to leading for my university and one of our diversity networks in 2020.

Planning on leaving Deloitte ASAP so not sure if I can build up anything here before I go, maybe at my next firm I will be able to.

Have you done anything long term that weaves into your story? For me, I was a swimming teacher, found out I loved teaching and picked up tutoring in high school, TA’d a class in college and was an a tutor for the athletic dept. professionally, i do resume reviews once a quarter.

Personally I didn’t use one comprehensively because of the price and I’m aiming for T-15 schools but I did do the free consultation. I liked Fortuna and MBAmission. I did use an international one called Ellin Lolis for my resume. She was 1/4 the price of US based ones and just as good. I had a bad experience with Stacey Blackman but that might just be me.

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