Resume Hell reminded me about what some people put on their resumes, even for strategy consulting jobs. I've been graced with a role in our recruiting function so I can share a few.
[Military Background]Is this supposed to convince me that you will have strong client interview skills, or that you can rough them up if you get out of line?
"Trained for interrogation of P.O.W.s"
[Another Military Background]
"Accepted to one of the most selective units in the Air Force, the Air Force Magazine."
I'm reading the first part of the sentence, thinking "wow, is this guy a Navy Seal, Delta Force, or something? I've always wanted to work with Chuck Norris..." only to find out he was a journalist. Watch out for papercuts!