Academic qualifications and results are one of the first things on your application that a recruiter will look at. On paper, before a recruiter has met you, they will have little idea of how good a candidate or potential trainee you might be, but one thing that instantly stands out are your grades and academic abilities and achievements.
It is well known that the majority of major law firms specify a minimun of at least a 2.1 on their websites and in their brochures, but what happens if you acheive a 2.2 classification in your degree? Check out the 'Articles' section on our website http://www.ultimatelawguide.com for our latest article on tackling the application process with a 2.2 degree, with contributions and insider thoughts with Clarke Willmott LLP Graduate Recruitment Manager Heather Cooper.
Do you have a 2.2 degree?
If so, how are you strengthening other areas in your application?