GPA issues, & a quick question.

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loudnoises
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GPA issues, & a quick question.

Postby loudnoises » Tue Sep 07, 2010 1:10 am

So this is probably a common problem-- but I’m curious about something.

I went to a community college for my 1st 2 years, and graduated with a 3.02 gpa... mind you, this was long before I had any idea I wanted to go to LS.

I'm finishing up my BA this winter with a 3.96 gpa (my current college didn’t start with my old gpa because they considered it a "closed degree"), several academic awards and membership to the national English honor society (Sigma Tau Delta).

So my lsdas gpa (which I checked at lawschoolpredictor.com) is a 3.41, and I know there's nothing I can do about that-- but I'm wondering:

Are LS's going to notice and/or care about the improvement in my grades and my graduating gpa, which is much better than my LSDAS gpa??

Thanks for reading.

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bk1
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Re: GPA issues, & a quick question.

Postby bk1 » Tue Sep 07, 2010 1:10 am

They won't care that much.

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Hannibal
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Re: GPA issues, & a quick question.

Postby Hannibal » Tue Sep 07, 2010 1:13 am

bk1 wrote:They won't care that much.


+1. It's like a small soft essentially.

loudnoises
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Re: GPA issues, & a quick question.

Postby loudnoises » Tue Sep 07, 2010 10:01 pm

Ouch.

Thanks guys. Do you think an addendum pointing out the improvements would be a help? or overkill??

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Re: GPA issues, & a quick question.

Postby vanwinkle » Tue Sep 07, 2010 10:02 pm

loudnoises wrote:Ouch.

Thanks guys. Do you think an addendum pointing out the improvements would be a help? or overkill??

Maybe slightly, but really the only way it'll matter at all is if you combine it with a really high LSAT score.




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