Would you write a 3.48 gpa on resume while applying for MBB? Non targeted PHD school

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Noooo

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Thanks!

At a min round up to 3.5, but I wouldn’t list anything below 3.7

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Thanks for the tip!

Always round up to the nearest whole number, so go ahead and list 4.0! Just kidding...in reality, D1's advice is solid.

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Is 3.48 considered something to boast about? If not, why would you put it on your resume? On a serious note, do you really not know the answer? Not trying to be an ass. Just surprised someone needs to ask this question

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Its nothing great obviously, there's just a lot of contradicting information on the internet about what to do. I'm also relatively new to consulting, its very non-traditional for my major. Appreciate the response though

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No.

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Yes. Everyone here saying no is way too focused on the fact that 3.5 is an ok but not stellar GPA. That’s the wrong analysis. The right analysis is this: - What do we think is the typically cutoff for people including GPA? From this thread, we might guess 3.7. - So what’s the average GPA for those who DON’T put a GPA. Assuming even distribution of candidates from 3.0-3.7, it would be a 3.35. - As a resume reviewer, if you don’t put GPA, I should therefore assumes it’s 3.35, maybe even 3.25 because I like round numbers. - If that case, you’re better off putting a 3.48 which is better than what I’d assume otherwise. Tl;dr - Put it. It will be on your application anyways.

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This was alongside the mindset of asking this question, 3.48 isn't amazing but I was wondering if it would be worth adding just to not have the reviewer assume it was anything lower. Thanks for the feedback!

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3.48 undergrad or phd? If undergrad gpa and with stellar phd credentials, apply but don’t include gpa. If phd, don’t apply unless you have industry experience and are seeking expert roles. In the US, some phd hiring is already in interview phase, so you may be too late.

Accelerated program, combines both undergrad and grad years but there was no real separation between the 2. My resume is all big-pharma experiences, was looking into a market access sr analyst role at Mckinsey

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