QBased on my GPA, I’m in the top 12% of my class. Would it be cheating to round up and put “top 10%” on my resume? Do firms really scrutinize rankings and grades that closely? I don’t want to be a cheater, but “top 10” sounds better than “top 12.” Know what I mean?
ATop 5% sounds even better, so why not go with that? Better yet, say you’re Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Law Review. Went to Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship. Played shortstop for the Yankees. You see where I’m going, right? Lying on resumes isn’t cool. If you’re top 12%, say that. Top 12%. Not worth lying—and damaging your credibility—over 2%.
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