Undergrad GPA on resume

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Undergrad GPA on resume

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:59 am

Hello all:

I know in different corners of TLS-world, keeping your undergrad GPA on your resume (or leaving it off) is met with different recommendations. I’m an alumni clerkship applicant (graduated last year) and am curious what the Judicial Clerkship approach is on the point.

Because my UG is somewhat notoriously grade-deflating, I’m leaning leaving it off. On one hand, I graduated with honors (which communicates in part my GPA, and so I’m leaving on), and will be sending in my grade sheet to those who ask for it. On the other hand, I don’t want to come off as though I’m hiding anything—I just think the honors speaks better than the gpa number itself. Should I keep my UGPA just to be safe?

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Re: Undergrad GPA on resume

Postby ggocat » Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:35 am

No, unless the posting specifically requests UGPA.

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Re: Undergrad GPA on resume

Postby axel.foley » Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:20 pm

I put latin honors and Phi Beta Kappa, which basically serve as a proxy for uGPA. No need to put the actual number IMO.

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