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Pinky Tuscadero

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Have any prospective employers asked for UG transcripts?
« on: April 06, 2008, 05:34:06 PM »
Or could they not care less where you went and how you did?

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Re: Have any prospective employers asked for UG transcripts?
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2008, 06:51:36 PM »
Hmm, they don't seem to care to much.  I did horrible in Ugrad (below 3.0) and the only thing they asked is how come I am doing so much better in law school.  I simply said I enjoy it more and this seemed to be a good enough answer for them as I got the job at a V100 firm.
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Re: Have any prospective employers asked for UG transcripts?
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2008, 07:03:17 PM »
I didn't even include my UG GPA on my resume.

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Re: Have any prospective employers asked for UG transcripts?
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2008, 07:09:21 PM »
I didn't even include my UG GPA on my resume.

Yeah, I actually didn't either come to think of it.  But if you leave it off they are going to assume you didn't do very well or what not and in my case that was true.  I guess they didn't actually know how bad I really did.
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Re: Have any prospective employers asked for UG transcripts?
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2008, 04:03:56 PM »
I don't think I'll include it either, but then I'm older with a professional resume at the ready and don't feel the need to focus too heavily on UG activities. That plus it was a while ago and not very impressive... I'd rather leave it off and let them wonder/have to ask than have it printed there in black and white.  :-X

I just had a networking meeting with an alumnus of my school and he asked where I did my UG. Even though it's within 30 miles of where he's lived for the last 5 years, he hadn't heard of it. So... I'm going to assume it's not priority 1.

Thanks for the input!