GPA Question

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Physics08
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GPA Question

Postby Physics08 » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:11 pm

Does the median GPA reported by Harvard Law School (3.8-3.9) include students who attend institutions that hand out A+ grades? I'm a little bit concerned about my GPA. I attend a university that is known for grade-deflation and does not award A+ grades. The average GPA of law school applicants from my university is 3.25 and my GPA is 3.75 but this is still on Harvard's bottom 25th percentile. So GPA-wise, will I be compared mainly to law school applicants from my university or from the overall applicant pool?

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Bert
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Re: GPA Question

Postby Bert » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:18 pm

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Re: GPA Question

Postby shoop » Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:50 pm

The adcomms will see on your transcript analysis report that it wasn't possible to get higher than a 4.0 at your institution.




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