What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

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What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:25 pm

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif

Postby BeenDidThat » Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:28 pm

This has nothing to do with legal employment. And not putting UVA in the title makes you an asshole.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:30 pm

BeenDidThat wrote:This has nothing to do with legal employment. And not putting UVA in the title makes you an asshole.


Fixed. And I am doing it here b/c I don't want people who know me seeing me ask this question.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby TheHonDebater » Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:45 pm

I would guess somewhere between 3.65 and 3.70, but that is just a guess.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby vamedic03 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:05 pm

Rumor is ~3.67-3.68.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif

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BeenDidThat wrote:This has nothing to do with legal employment. And not putting UVA in the title makes you an asshole.


Fixed. And I am doing it here b/c I don't want people who know me seeing me ask this question.


Calling you an asshole was a bit much. Apologies.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:57 pm

vamedic03 wrote:Rumor is ~3.67-3.68.


I ended up with a 3.62 or 3.63 and was Order of the Coif. I think grades during 2L & 3L year tend to converge towards a 3.3 because seminars are still on a curve. A 3.62/3.63 would only be about top 12-15% after 1L year.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:08 pm

How/when is one notified that they receive Order of the Coif at UVA?

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 04, 2013 11:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:How/when is one notified that they receive Order of the Coif at UVA?


They tell you in the fall when they announce the other GPA awards. I believe they send a letter, but somebody correct me if I'm wrong

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 05, 2013 7:33 am

Anonymous User wrote:How/when is one notified that they receive Order of the Coif at UVA?

I received an email on September 28, 2012. I suspect that if you are trying to clerk, career services would tell you now whether you're top 10%.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby sundance95 » Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:52 am

Doesn't the new grading scheme render all old data points fairly useless?

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby 5ky » Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:18 am

sundance95 wrote:Doesn't the new grading scheme render all old data points fairly useless?


It'll be mostly the same for 2013, though for future years you can expect it to be a bit higher, yes.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby sundance95 » Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:55 pm

Hmm. If gunners still gun (and we all know gunners gonna gun) then they'll still all take the 'gunner' classes; if they all do well in those classes AND get the benefit of the higher means...I wouldn't be surprised if it goes up pretty quick for c/o 2014. I think 2014 only missed one possible semester of the new system, assuming that traditional 1L electives will rarely, if ever, have a class mean GPA higher than 3.3.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 06, 2013 8:46 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:How/when is one notified that they receive Order of the Coif at UVA?

I received an email on September 28, 2012. I suspect that if you are trying to clerk, career services would tell you now whether you're top 10%.


Does this mean that Coif is based entirely on 1L and 2L grades? It isn't determined before graduation taking into account your 3L grades?

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby 5ky » Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:07 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:How/when is one notified that they receive Order of the Coif at UVA?

I received an email on September 28, 2012. I suspect that if you are trying to clerk, career services would tell you now whether you're top 10%.


Does this mean that Coif is based entirely on 1L and 2L grades? It isn't determined before graduation taking into account your 3L grades?


No, that was from somebody who graduated in 2012. They don't announce it until the fall

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:11 pm

5ky wrote:
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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:How/when is one notified that they receive Order of the Coif at UVA?

I received an email on September 28, 2012. I suspect that if you are trying to clerk, career services would tell you now whether you're top 10%.


Does this mean that Coif is based entirely on 1L and 2L grades? It isn't determined before graduation taking into account your 3L grades?


No, that was from somebody who graduated in 2012. They don't announce it until the fall


Ohhh okay, thank god! I was just about to lose the tiny tiny bit of motivation I had left to care about my 3L grades.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 09, 2014 12:15 pm

I'm resurrecting this old thread. Does anyone have any more current info? I'm also confused by the fact that estimates above range from 3.62-3.68. That's a pretty big difference.

Inspired by a shitty paper i'm writing.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby 5ky » Wed Apr 09, 2014 1:51 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'm resurrecting this old thread. Does anyone have any more current info? I'm also confused by the fact that estimates above range from 3.62-3.68. That's a pretty big difference.

Inspired by a shitty paper i'm writing.


It's a range because what is top 10% changes from year to year.

I would expect it to be more towards the top end of that range now that some classes are being semi-released from the curve, so GPAs will be a bit higher.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 07, 2014 10:57 pm

Necroing this to see if anyone has heard about Coif. Would also welcome c/o 2013 anecdotes about Coif announcement timing.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:05 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Necroing this to see if anyone has heard about Coif. Would also welcome c/o 2013 anecdotes about Coif announcement timing.


early Sept last year

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:09 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Necroing this to see if anyone has heard about Coif. Would also welcome c/o 2013 anecdotes about Coif announcement timing.


early Sept last year

Thanks. Can you share anything re last year's cutoff?

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
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Anonymous User wrote:Necroing this to see if anyone has heard about Coif. Would also welcome c/o 2013 anecdotes about Coif announcement timing.


early Sept last year

Thanks. Can you share anything re last year's cutoff?


i had a 3.70 and got it, which is all i really know. the slightly changed grading scale should have some of an impact, perhaps.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:02 am

Just to be clear, you know if you are on it after 3L year/graduation near Sept?. I thought they announce it during the walk/ceremony.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby pertristis » Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:10 am

They do not announce it at graduation. Indeed, they state that end-of-year grade awards will be given out in the fall.

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Re: What GPA do you need for Order of the Coif at UVA?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:22 am

pertristis wrote:They do not announce it at graduation. Indeed, they state that end-of-year grade awards will be given out in the fall.


Yes, this is right. I have no idea why it takes 4 months to come up with Coif, but it does.

I also found out that I got a graduation award in August, about 3 months after graduation, so you know they're on top of their game




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