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HELP. Internship/ Interview trouble. Need Advice.

marthadmarthad Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
So I applied to a summer business internship position using my resume stating my major GPA of about 3.3. Then I got a phone call from HR and was asked tons of questions and then she asked about my GPA. I was on the spot and she asked if my cumulative GPA was above a 3.0, I said yes. They require a 3.0 or better... But my actual GPA is about a 2.9 cumulative. This was 3 months ago and I thought I wouldnt get the job so it didnt matter I was more doing it for practice.

About a week and a half ago I got a phone call from another lady in HR asking if I was still interested in the internship. I said yes and we scheduled a skype interview (I live 9 hours away from where the job is located) with two senior level employees in the company and interviewed a few days later. The interview went AMAZING. I knew I nailed it. Today I got a call back from HR saying that the guys I interviewed with liked me a lot and they want to move forward. Tomorrow I have a phone interview with a division manager in the company.

Now I am going crazy wondering if I should tell him about my GPA not being a 3.0 or if I should wait. during the skype interview they did not ask me about my cumulative GPA just my major GPA. I am scared that I am going to get the job and have to send in transcripts or something. I really want this job and dont wanna screw it up. They havent told me if I will be required to send in transcripts or not but Im nervous. Should I tell the division manager tomorrow and explain the situation? Or should I avoid it and hope that they dont ask for my transcripts? How often do internships require you to send in your transcripts?

I know that I messed up, I just want to fix it without ruining my chances at this job.

Replies to: HELP. Internship/ Interview trouble. Need Advice.

  • aunt beaaunt bea Registered User Posts: 9,311 Senior Member
    What was your GPA in your major?

    If your major was at a 3.3, I would fess up and tell them that my GPA in the major is 3.33, but my overall was 2.9. If they really liked you, the cum GPA won't matter.
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