my grade addendum, is it too long? too short? thanks!

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lhlee
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my grade addendum, is it too long? too short? thanks!

Postby lhlee » Sat Nov 06, 2010 6:21 pm

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Re: my grade addendum, is it too long? too short? thanks!

Postby lhlee » Sat Nov 06, 2010 6:36 pm

oh, one more thing. should I even include the addendum? It does explain my upward trend and why my GPA was lowered, but...is it a valid reason (since most people worked during college)?

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Re: my grade addendum, is it too long? too short? thanks!

Postby plenipotentiary » Sat Nov 06, 2010 6:47 pm

Your addendum is way too long but, more importantly, it's incoherent. Your grades suffered because you were working, except when they didn't because you were working more. Huh?

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Re: my grade addendum, is it too long? too short? thanks!

Postby mst » Sat Nov 06, 2010 7:11 pm

I vote no addendum. If you do use one, shorten it down. But grade addendum for a B+ semester gpa...uhhh?

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Re: my grade addendum, is it too long? too short? thanks!

Postby northwood » Sat Nov 06, 2010 7:23 pm

what is your final gpa?

if its 3.5 or above, no addendum

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Re: my grade addendum, is it too long? too short? thanks!

Postby lhlee » Sat Nov 06, 2010 7:42 pm

okay, that was helpful guys. I thought as much. worthed a try though.

my gpa is 3.55, with the two quarters out...i'd be 3.64, guess its not that big of a deal.


thanks though!

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Re: my grade addendum, is it too long? too short? thanks!

Postby eve2490 » Sun Nov 07, 2010 5:45 am

I dont think the last 2 sentences are necessary. Explain your grades and your grades alone, don't talk about why your time-management skills will be good for law school. Damn, going to the 3rd decimal place in the first 2 gpas.

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Re: my grade addendum, is it too long? too short? thanks!

Postby JOThompson » Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:30 am

An addendum may be useful in your situation. My upward trend was painfully stalled for one term due to work/family emergencies (think C's and Incompletes). I limited my addendum to about seven sentences though.

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Re: my grade addendum, is it too long? too short? thanks!

Postby CanadianWolf » Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:45 am

This is a poorly written, unnecessary addendum.




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