Before you start emailing your resume to potential employers, lets look at some things you should and shouldnt do within the education section of your resume.
You can leave it off your resume even while you are still a student. However, remember to follow the instructions on the job listing. If the employer asks for your GPA, include it regardless of how high or low it is. To show you how you can stand out from the crowd, take a look below at what a great resume for a high school student might look like (we chose to create a sample resume for a veterinary assistant), and download the high school gradveterinary assistant resume template in Word.
If you are still in high school, are in your first couple of years of college, or if a high school diploma is your highest degree, you can certainly include your high school information. However, once you complete any other form of education, eliminate this information from your resume. The education section of your resume can be a little tricky: Where should it go? Should you list your GPA? All of the schools you've attended, or just the most recent?
Our friend Job Jenny gives a few bits of advice on how to best manage this section of your resume. TIP# 6: If you earned a license for a trade after high school, and it's related to the job you're pursuing, you can either put it above the high school listing in your Education section, or create a separate section called Licensure (or similar) and put it there.
Oct 04, 2016 This article will tell you how to put your education on a resume in every case: How to list high school education on a resume, even if you never graduated. If you are still in high school write it like this: Cherryville High School, Cherryville, OH. Expected to graduate in 2009.