I am applying to a job that requires either a graduate degree or a Bachelor's degree and a certain number of years of experience. I am currently getting the graduate degree, but I plan to graduate prior to starting the job. I have the Bachelor's degree, but I do not have the amount of experience.
When I apply, should I answer the question
What level of education do you posses? (or variants of that question). I see two options:
- List the graduate degree, and explain in the cover letter that I have not attained the degree, but I plan to prior to being hired.
- List neither and have my application discarded. This is obviously not advantageous.
This is not a duplicate of this question because that question is with regards to a resume, not a direct application question. Also that question implies that the asker had not obtained admittance into that school.