How to state an A for pass/fail classes?

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How to state an A for pass/fail classes?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:47 pm

Desperate attempt to make my transcript marginally better, if any ...

I took some classes outside of law school (graduate level) but very relevant to my future practice area. I got As for those classes although I only needed to get Bs to pass and I'd like to state that I got an A. The transcript only shows pass/fail. Again, a desperate attempt but I am sure partners would be interested.

What should I state on my unofficial transcript, like next to the title of the class? Like "A prior to being transferred to law school"?

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Re: How to state an A for pass/fail classes?

Postby jkpolk » Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:51 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Desperate attempt to make my transcript marginally better, if any ...

I took some classes outside of law school (graduate level) but very relevant to my future practice area. I got As for those classes although I only needed to get Bs to pass and I'd like to state that I got an A. The transcript only shows pass/fail. Again, a desperate attempt but I am sure partners would be interested in those classes.

What should I state on my unofficial transcript, like next to the title of the class? Like "A prior to being transferred to law school"?


I think the grade is unimportant. The fact you took the class might matter to some people. I think the best play is to throw the classes on your resume as a single bullet under law school. If an interviewer/recruiter/whatever cares, they'll bring it up in the interview and you can chat about the experience (showing, by proxy, your interest in the subject).

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Re: How to state an A for pass/fail classes?

Postby rpupkin » Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:39 pm

No one is going to care.

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Re: How to state an A for pass/fail classes?

Postby mjb447 » Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:41 pm

I think including a statement like that would be kind of weird and would not be viewed as favorably as you hope.

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Re: How to state an A for pass/fail classes?

Postby ArtistOfManliness » Sat Jan 07, 2017 2:24 am

Anonymous User wrote:but I am sure partners would be interested.


lol no



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