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Question Regarding Resume
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So I'm tweaking my resume around a little bit and I wanted to get some opinions. I went to Community College for an AAS in business admin, then after that I went to a 4 year university that took a majority of my credits and graduated from there with my BSBA. I want to start by saying I loved what community college did for me and i recommend it to everyone due to how affordable it is and how attentive the faculty can be, you truly learn a lot.

 However, I was questioning whether or not I should put my AAS from the CC on my resume or just list my BSBA from the 4 yr University that i only spent 2 years at. I feel a large majority of people look down at community college so I considered leaving it off my resume. 

However If I add it, it shows that I was working towards something so if they question a lapse in my past employment or something, I'd have it to explain. What are you thoughts on this? Should I leave it or delete it? Ultimately trying to do all I possibly can to impress HR and score an interview.
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#2
I don't anyone who would look down on a cc especially since you went on to finish at a university. Did you do both degrees back to back? Either way, they will automatically understand that most bachelor's take about 4 or more years to complete so I wouldn't worry about the lapse in employment.
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#3
If you're proud of doing the AAS and think it says something about you, that's more important than trying to guess whatever prejudices any individual HR person is likely to have.
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I’m not an HR person but I’ve never heard of anyone looking down on community college (maybe “just” community college if they want a bachelors and you only had an associates?). Community college seems par for the course.
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It's fine to leave it on Smile
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#6
I agree with what everyone has said. However, it is ok to leave items off a resume and still talk about them in an interview. If you ever decide to go this route, you could say something like: "You may see my bachelor's degree on my resume, but what you don't see is the community college that was so important to me in my education..... blah blah blah.."

I don't generally ever mention my non-traditional route to finishing my education because it doesn't suit the types of positions I would apply for. However, if someone asks me how I ended up living in Mexico for six years, I pretty much have to mention that I took a slightly different stop on my educational journey - one that enriched me and gave me many of the skills I have today.

So I guess my point is just that you can feel very comfortable doing whatever you want, knowing that it's very normal to add to your resume during an interview. Most people don't list everything.
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I worked in HR for years, we never cared if someone went to CC then a 4-yr school, or straight to a 4-yr school to get their bachelor's degree. In over 10 years, it was never mentioned even once. No one cares.
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#8
I stand behind all the advice you've already received, plus I want to add something. If you earned an AAS and then a BSBA, I'm guessing you have well over 120 credits - could be wrong, not sure how your university handled your AAS.

But, in my siggy you can see I have an AOS (same as an AAS) and one thing they all have in common is that they tend to exceed 60 credits (average exceeds 80) and they are notoriously short of gen eds. If I'm right about your path, you did a lot more work than someone who "only" went to a 4-year school, and that's a valid reason to leave it on. The nuances of that will escape 90% of the people who read your resume, but that 1 in 10 will pick up on it and probably pay you a compliment like I just did.
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TESU is not a community college, but once I earn a master's in microbiology, I plan to take off my AS in Natural Science and Mathematics with a focus in Biology. It would just be taking up space at that point. And, if I finish the MS in Environmental, Health and Safety Management, I might as well remove the AAS in Environmental, Safety, and Security Technology.
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#10
I just got accepted into two Executive Education Certificate programs (Harvard Kennedy School and USC).  In both, I needed to justify why I should be there, and a panel selected me.  I added three of my different community college certificates/degrees with no prejudice.  I did NOT put my junk AA or AS general degrees in.   No issues!

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