GPA certainly has a significant impact in the interview selection process, particularly when those selections are being made based solely on the resume.
All else being equal, a stronger resume will help differentiate a candidate and have a positive impact on the selection process.
Once a student is in the job interview, the GPA will have little bearing on the outcome. At that time, it is more about how the candidate answers the questions and presents him/herself to the employer.”
– Dan Black, EY Director of Americas Recruiting