LSAC GPA?

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LSAC GPA?

Postby cbq » Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:51 pm

can you use your master's GPA instead of BS?

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Re: LSAC GPA?

Postby Pleasye » Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:53 pm

cbq wrote:can you use your master's GPA instead of BS?


Nope.

ETA: you don't get to pick which GPA gets to be your LSAC GPA...the whole point of the LSAC GPA is that everyone gets a GPA that is calculated in a uniform way.

Plus, Graduate GPAs are notoriously inflated so most people get much better grad GPAs than UG.
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Re: LSAC GPA?

Postby St.Remy » Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:55 pm

Having a masters makes for an average soft, but will have no effect on your GPA.

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Re: LSAC GPA?

Postby cbq » Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:11 pm

average soft?
is there an acronym list on this site?

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Re: LSAC GPA?

Postby firemed » Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:26 pm

cbq wrote:average soft?
is there an acronym list on this site?


UG GPA and LSAT score is "hard," everything else (letters of rec, resume, extracurriculars, community service, grad GPA, PhD, etc.) is "soft." And yes there is an abbreviation/acronym/jargon list in this forum, a sticky towards the top. It helps.

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Re: LSAC GPA?

Postby cbq » Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:33 pm

thanks.




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