interview questions regarding grades

Hey all

I have a pretty solid GPA, 3.7 CGPA/3.8 major GPA... but 3-4 of my interviewers brought up the subject of worst grade or why did you get a "blah" in this class. I'm wondering if anyone has advice as to how to approach these questions in the future.

Thanks

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Feb 21, 2011 - 12:46am

leveRAGE.:
Why would you ever use that as an example? Just don't bring that up.

Well, obviously I wouldn't bring it up spontaneously, but if they ask me my worst grade then I'm forced to say "F in XYZ class." They'll probably ask if I retook it, then I'm even more screwed - no way to spin a f*ck up that bad.

I could instead say my worst grade was an F in a 1 hour pass/fail class - that's technically true, but it wasn't a "real" class, and it's still tied with the F in the math class, so they'd probably ding me for being deceptive right?

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