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Old 08-04-2012, 12:17 AM
PSU_999 PSU_999 is offline
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Default Since Pass/Fail result comes 8 weeks later...

what do I put on my resume in place of "sitting" after taking it?

Right now it's:

MFE SITTING August 7, 2012

Also, in the next 8 weeks when applying for jobs, does it help your chances that companies see that you took MFE although they don't know the result?
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Old 08-04-2012, 12:19 AM
TheShark TheShark is offline
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Awaiting Results.

Yes it helps with job applications. Awaiting results is better than ''sitting'' or ''failed.'' Of course it would be good to put ''passed'' but I would rather put ''awaiting results'' for 8 weeks and apply for jobs than fail it and only have P & FM on my resume.
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Old 08-04-2012, 04:33 PM
labanshee labanshee is offline
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I agree with TheShark. Put "Awaiting Results" next to it to let employers know that you have taken it already; it's better than leaving it off completely.
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