Hi fellow monkeys,
I know this type of question has been asked a few times, but I wanted to get a more modern perspective on GPA.
Once your GPA is higher than a 3.5 (the cutoff), how important is it in terms of getting selected? I understand that if all things were equal, you would pick the one with the higher GPA, but generally how significant is GPA in terms of making a decision if you have one person with a 3.7 and the other with a 3.9? At that point, would it just be a decision of who you liked more, or who networked more?
I always heard that GPA was more of a checkbox in that as long as you have a 3.5, you are deemed to be smart enough to do the job, and then everything else is considered.