Do you put that you graduated with honors on your resume?

Do you put that you graduated with honors on your resume?

If you graduated with honors, you should include that detail in the education section of your resume. Do this even if your resume has a section for honors and awards. Your Latin honors should be listed under the relevant degree so that it is obvious when and where you earned them.

Is graduating with honors a big deal?

All things being equal, a BA or BS with honors is better than the same BA or BS without honors. Only a few percent of students do the extra work—and it shows well on a resume. You may also learn something—a significant part of what college should be about.

What does it mean to graduate college with honors?

Graduating With Honors. Graduating means you met all the school’s requirements for general education and a major area of concentration and will receive a college diploma. Graduating with honors typically means the student received Latin honors like cum laude.

Does graduating college with honors matter?

If your degree is a mean to an end in industry that is not really competitive, where you can forget your degree, than honors and good grades are just a matter of personal pride. If you plan on achieving a competitive internship, or job where you grades matter, than honors does not really matter, but grades do.

What is considered an honor student?

An honor student is a student recognized for achieving high grades or high marks in their coursework at school.