Transfer Concerns

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Transfer Concerns

Postby smsooner » Fri Jun 11, 2010 12:11 pm

I currently go to Emory Law and just got my grades and ended up with a 2.5 for my first year. I really want to transfer to either SMU, OU, OCU, or Houston. Will I have a problem being able to transfer with those grades? I'm a little worried and just was looking for thoughts. I'm transferring because of family reasons. Anways, thanks in advance!

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Re: Transfer Concerns

Postby nahgems » Fri Jun 11, 2010 12:31 pm

According to NALP, for the 2009 graduating class at Emory the grade cut-offs were:

Top 10%: 3.662
Top 25%: 3.496
Top 33%: 3.419

and the minimum grade required for graduation is a 2.25. A 2.5 isn't looking that great. Emory is a good school but even if you are looking to transfer down many schools (like Temple) specifically state that they won't consider transfers with class rank below 20%. It can't hurt to apply, but it sounds like you are in a pretty bad position...

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