QUESTION: I’ve taken a few courses toward a bachelor’s degree but didn’t finish the degree. I’ve had a long and successful career in spite of this. How should I represent this foray into higher education on my résumé?
Cathy Lanzalaco, Inspire Careers
Nancy Grant, Regional Career & Employment Services
Jane Roqueplot, JaneCo's Sensible Solutions
If the courses are relevant to your job target, it belongs on your resume. It can be noted as “in process” or you can simply list the courses. Just be cautious about not misleading the reader that you obtained a degree.
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