which kind of 3.5 is looked upon more favorably?

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If you were an employer, which would you choose?

equal numbers of A- and B+, and nothing else
6
43%
roughly equal distributions of A, A-, B+, B, with a B- in administrative law and an A+ in torts
8
57%
 
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harvey2L
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which kind of 3.5 is looked upon more favorably?

Postby harvey2L » Wed Jan 13, 2010 12:02 pm

equal numbers of A- and B+, and nothing else

or

roughly equal distributions of A, A-, B+, B, with a B- in administrative law and an A+ in torts

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lsat_fear
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Re: which kind of 3.5 is looked upon more favorably?

Postby lsat_fear » Wed Jan 13, 2010 12:07 pm

depends on what you are trying to do. if i were a biglaw employer, i probably wouldn't care-- a 3.5 is better than a 3.4 and worse than a 3.6. if i were a personal injury lawyer or a litigation defense boutique, i'd say the latter option looks better because at least you got an A+ in torts, so you'd be good at the specialty. likewise, if i were the epa, ftc, fcc, cspc, feca, etc, then i would rather you have all a-/b+ because then at least you didn't screw up administrative law, which would be the basis of what you'd be doing in those agencies.

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Re: which kind of 3.5 is looked upon more favorably?

Postby Corsair » Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:04 pm

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Re: which kind of 3.5 is looked upon more favorably?

Postby Kohinoor » Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:59 pm

The 4.0 kind.




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