"my tutor told me dont put the alevels on your cv unless their (AAA) or AAB or ABB"

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"my tutor told me dont put the alevel grades on your cv unless their (AAA) or AAB or ABB"

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I have seen a many users on TSR say stuff like this
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unless their (AAA) or AAB or ABB"

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I hope one of your A-levels isn't English.
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then listen to your tutor
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It isnt true
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"my tutor told me dont put the alevel grades on your cv unless their (AAA) or AAB or ABB"

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It's not likely to help your application to be putting on grades less than B on a CV. If you've got less than Bs, you (hopefully) aren't applying for anything that is interested in grades and therefore it's irrelevant information.
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After my first couple of serious jobs, I'd be embarrassed if I were still putting them on there.
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To be honest you don't really need to put GCSE's/A Levels on your CV if you have a degree and like 5-10 years experience. But most CV's generally have A Levels no matter what, some people leave off GCSE's or just put '12 GCSEs' or '12GCSE's A*/A' etc...
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(Original post by physicseastldn)
then listen to your tutor
it isnt what my tutor has it is just a quote i keep seeing on TSR
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It's not likely to help your application to be putting on grades less than B on a CV. If you've got less than Bs, you (hopefully) aren't applying for anything that is interested in grades and therefore it's irrelevant information.
i can see where your coming from but i was thinking more along the lines of if you have a mixture of results like ABCC those Cs would look fairly **** compared to the other results
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Lol, your tutor and the majority of TSR don't know jack **** about getting a job.
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To be honest you don't really need to put GCSE's/A Levels on your CV if you have a degree and like 5-10 years experience. But most CV's generally have A Levels no matter what, some people leave off GCSE's or just put '12 GCSEs' or '12GCSE's A*/A' etc...
ohhh i see but then if you left of gcses and A levels then wouldnt one assume you dont want to put them on as they showing one in a good light
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i can see where your coming from but i was thinking more along the lines of if you have a mixture of results like ABCC those Cs would look fairly **** compared to the other results
It's a judgement call - what job are you writing the CV for? How important is academic ability to the employer? What subjects have you got the high grades in? What subjects have you got the Cs in? How relevant are these subjects to the employer? What other evidence of relevant skills do you have, and is there anything that would compensate, ie that is more than average?
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"my tutor told me dont put the alevel grades on your cv unless their (AAA) or AAB or ABB"

Is this true or not
I have seen a many users on TSR say stuff like this
There are many views on what to put on a CV. There's no right or wrong as long as it works for you and the job you want to apply for.

If you put some and omit other grades, wouldn't that make it obvious what subjects you did badly?

If you have no work experience, than put all your A Levels, then GCSEs with the best grades at the top and worst at the bottom. Omit mentioning any that you're ashamed of (omit really low grades & fails).

If you do have lots of work experience put these first, then a line under education saying you have X no of A levels (list the subjects) and X no GCSEs (list the subjects).
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I just put that I have 3 A Levels and X amount of GCSEs, the actual grades aren't relevant but it shows I've actually got qualifications
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