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This chapter explains whether you need to structure your education and work experience sections to make it seem as if you have always been following a well-defined path. You will learn how to lay out the education section, what to include, what style to adopt (personal or impersonal), and where to locate it within your CV.

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Wallwork, A. (2019). Education. In: English for Academic CVs, Resumes, and Online Profiles. English for Academic Research. Springer, Cham.

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