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    #1

    "First Class Honor"?

    I would like to say this:

    I graduated with excellence receiving First Class Honor.

    How is that?

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    Re: "First Class Honor"?

    I graduated with First Class Honours, which is excellent.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "First Class Honor"?

    If this is going on a CV or similar letter, I wouldn't write, "which is excellent". If it really was excellent - even for First Class Honours - you should give some evidence. "My professor has told me that he has never had a better Honours student in 20 years."
    If you are simply advising that First Class Honours is an excellent result, most likely recipients of your communication would know this.

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    Re: "First Class Honor"?

    It never occurred to me this might be for a CV or job application, mainly due to the use of "excellent".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "First Class Honor"?

    Big adjectives on CV/resumes don't work that well for me- they look big-headed and attempt to take away the powers of assessment from the reader, which could be counter-productive. Anyone who knows about degrees knows what a First Class degree is.

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