How bad would it be to lie on your resume? And I'm not talking the BS job description that made your previous post at McDonalds seem important, I'm talking about a REAL lie. Basically, I'm on the fence right now, in desperate need of some guidance. In fact, the advice that I receive here could well change the course of my life. So, here's my conundrum... I'll be graduating from a leading university with a semi-strong academic record (3.5 gpa) in the next few months. However, I have been completely shunned by trading firms and hedge funds. It seems that my college major (liberal arts) falls short of expectations. So, now I'm considering lying on my resume -- perhaps substituting a Business Administration major or adding a math minor. While technically a lie, I have administered two successful businesses in the past and my numeracy skills are exceptional. So, I ask: How bad would it be to fabricate one's resume to this extent? Surely I wouldn't be the first person to do so. I mean, they'd never find out, right? First hand experiences (told in the third person, of course) are especially encouraged. PM is fine!