College dropout

- career management, career planning, CV Tips, CV Writing, Education, Employment, Qualifications, university

Tweet College dropout Steve, a professional engineer, asks: What is the best way to explain dropping out of university in your CV? Even though I’m well on my way to gaining a degree through my job, and have vocational qualifications, I still feel that my unfinished degree looks bad on my CV. I dropped out […]

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A Level Economics

- Article, career management, Education, Employment, job search, Jobs Abroad, university

Tweet A Level Economics Today is the day on which the 2009 A level results are announced. Yet again – surprise – a record-breaking number have been awarded A grades. More than one in four entries – 26.7% – got the top grade, up from 25.9% last year and the overall pass rate rose to […]

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I quit my PhD Education – what should I write on my CV?

- career management, career transition, Job Application, job hunting, job search, Ph.D., professionalism, university

Tweet Phd Education Carlotta asks: I quit my PhD halfway through and I’m concerned about how this will look on my CV. It was the best decision for me – I now work in publishing and am very happy to be out of academia – but I don’t want to come across as a quitter. […]

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Submission or convocation date would be considered date of completing Ph.D.?

- CV Writing, Ph.D., university

Tweet Suresh asks: I am confused to write this in my CV. Which of them: Thesis submission date or convocation date in which actual degree is awarded would be considered date of completing Ph.D.? Unlike Graduation degrees where the examination, announcement of result and award of degree are normally in the same year, in Ph.D., […]

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