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How do I list on a resume a college I failed out of?

by Anonymous

My junior year I failed out of a university and took courses at a local community college to raise my GPA and then transferred to a local university nearby.

I have been searching the web for a way to list both these schools (My first college that i failed out of and the community college I took courses at), is there anyway you can lead me in the right direction? Thanks so much in advance!!

ANSWER: I think I would just say that you transferred to the community college for personal or financial reasons (or because you wanted to be closer to home?), rather than mentioning the failing out. Of course, if they check your transcripts, they may see that, but your subsequent success should speak for itself.

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Jul 14, 2015
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