I have two questions. First, on my resume I put that I completed 40 hours of credits and am now currently back in school finishing my degree. I went to multiple colleges over the years but didn’t have room on my resume so I just put one (ex. Completed 40 credits toward bachelors in business at this school) but really went to multiple schools for that. Will this be an issue since I am back in school now?
I was also arrested in 2014 but it was dropped and never got filed in court. Will that show up?
A resume is not generally a legally binding document. If you attended a couple different schools, generally you should list them, but if you only have room to list the one where you finished, that sounds reasonable. As long as you're not intentionally trying to deceive someone, you shouldn't have a problem.
An arrest that was dropped shouldn't be a problem either. It might show up in their search, depending on how inclusive their search is, but an arrest without a conviction is like a non-event. There is nothing to hold against you because nothing ever happened.
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