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How would I emphasize the college degrees on my resume, but not the college itself?

by Anonymous
(Somewhere)

I have two degrees from the same college. I would like to emphasize the degrees on my resume, but not the college. Most formats I found on the internet list the college first, with the degrees under which to me puts the attention toward the school. Do you have any formatting suggestions?


ANSWER: I would encourage you to stick with a standard resume format, which involves listing the school first, the dates attended and the degree(s) earned. All are important pieces of information that an employer will be interested in. Recruiters are much more likely to offer you an interview if your resume is presented in a format they're used to looking at. If you start moving stuff around in an unconventional way, you're going to make it harder to scan... and that can send your resume right into the circular file!

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by: Kathi

Perhaps it depends on where you live. The commenter is from India. If you live in the U.S. rather than India, then I stick with my original answer about using a format that recruiters are used to looking at.

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