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    #1

    In my / when I studied for my

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    Question:
    Which sentence is more sensible?

    Sentence1:
    In my MSc, I have at least 65 points in the exams of subject accounting A and accounting B.
    Sentence2:
    When I studied for my MSc, I had at least 65 points in the exams of subject accounting A and accounting B.


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    Re: In my / when I studied for my

    When I studied for my MSc is correct because MSc or MS (Master of Science) is a degree and you study for a degree.

    The rest of sentence 2 should read: I got at least 65 points (or at least a 65) on the Accounting A and B exams (or on the exams in Accounting A and B).
    got: a common substitution for received in this context
    a 65: a kind of shortand for a score of 65 points, common in this context
    the word subject is not necessary because it is clear from the context
    (in US English: on the exam, on the test, on the quiz)

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    Re: In my / when I studied for my

    It's odd to talk about your test scores if you are going for a job interview. Your grade point average may be relevant, but not your test scores.

    However, you need to say 65 out of what... where I'm from, it's usually out of 100, and 65 would be very low grade.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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