I take it that your own GPA is somewhere around C+, or that you had one or more courses in which you received C+ or less. Hey, I feel your pain. The third-tier school I attended before transferring out had a C+ grade curve at the time that the school strictly enforced.Look at this grading … [Read more...] about “How should I tactfully bring up that the grade curve at my school is C+?”
If, by "mediocre", you mean B- or better, then you probably would want to include the GPA on the resume. Lawyers make money by imagining and anticipating the worst case scenario. That's what they do. Lawyers are hired by clients to mitigate unforeseen risks, and could be sued for malpractice if … [Read more...] about “Should I put my mediocre GPA on the resume?”
OK, let’s say that you are a 2L at a third-tier law school, but you aced your first year classes and are proud of your accomplishments and qualifications. You are on Law Review and Moot Court. Let’s also assume that your undergraduate degree was from a solid, if not outstanding, state university. … [Read more...] about Oh Lord, I don’t have a prayer.