June 6, 2014
“THE DATA SHOW RAMPANT GRADE INFLATION AT VIRGINIA:” Virginia Inadvertently Reveals Grades, Class Ranks of All Judicial Clerkship Applicants.
Grade inflation is a mixed bag for students. Yeah, your GPA is higher — but a single B can plunge you many, many places in the rankings. Of course, it’s also an arms race among schools in which it’s perilous to be too far out of step as employers tend to assume that a 3.7 average means more or less the same thing everywhere, even though that’s not necessarily the case at all.