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Put Your Education to Work on Your Resume

Put Your Education to Work on Your Resume

Kim Isaacs, Monster Resume Expert


Include academic honors to show you excelled in your program. For example:

Ace College – Springfield, Illinois BA in Accounting (cum laude), June 2000- Delta Gamma Delta Honor Society, Dean’s List, GPA: 3.9

New Grads

Students and new grads with little related work experience may use the education section as the centerpiece of their resumes, showcasing academic achievements, extracurricular activities, special projects and related courses. For example:

ABC College — Brooklyn, New York
BA in Communications, concentration in advertising, anticipated graduation December 2001

Senior Project: Currently completing mock advertising campaign for Coca-Cola (billboard/print/TV/radio ads, direct-mail campaign and press releases).

Related Coursework: Advertising, Advertising Writing, Direct Mail and Telemarketing, Media Plans in Advertising, Marketing and Advertising, Public Relations, Broadcasting

Degree Incomplete

If you abandoned an educational program, list the number of credits completed or the type of study undertaken. For example:

College of Staten Island — Staten Island, New York
Completed 90 credits toward a BA in political science, 1981 to 1984

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