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I am looking at a CV template, and I can not figure out how to make the description text blocks wider on the right.

The blocks I am talking about are the ones similar to the block starting with
"Provided analysis of spreads.."

What should I be looking at?

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The template uses the classicthesis package, which defines the page layout by \areaset with specific values depending on the used fonts. You could use \areaset as well.

Syntax: \areaset[binding offset]{width}{height}

Try for example:

\areaset[5mm]{360pt}{761pt}
\setlength{\marginparwidth}{5em}

Here I made just the text wider and shortened the marginpar width, which contains the first column.

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