Include school's median GPA on Resume?

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Include school's median GPA on Resume?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:51 am

Putting my law school GPA on resume, should I also include what my schools target median GPA is? I have a 3.5, which is probably top third, but will firms know that without the median reference point? Was going to do something like: GPA: 3.5/4.3, class target mean: x.xx

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Re: Include school's median GPA on Resume?

Postby Aberzombie1892 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:04 am

No, because you would be guessing and you should never do that - even if the school lists a target gpa.

The firm most likely has hired someone from your school before, so they know that a 3.5 is good. In fact, 3.5 is generally around top 1/3 at the most grade inflated law schools. Thus, no one is going to see a 3.5 and assume that you are around median or below, if that is what you are worried about.

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