3 classes per quarter=bad?

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joetheplumber
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3 classes per quarter=bad?

Postby joetheplumber » Tue Sep 28, 2010 3:19 am

Hi, I've been taking 3 classes per quarter which is the minimum I can take per quarter. Ppl usually like 4 classes(16 units) and 19 is max. So does having only 3 classes per quarter on the transcript for the whole 4 years look really bad to law school admissions?

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Re: 3 classes per quarter=bad?

Postby bk1 » Tue Sep 28, 2010 3:24 am

They won't care.

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Re: 3 classes per quarter=bad?

Postby Entchen » Tue Sep 28, 2010 12:51 pm

3 classes per quarter seems normal -- that way you still end up with 9 classes/year, which seems to be average for people at semester schools, no?

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Re: 3 classes per quarter=bad?

Postby bk1 » Tue Sep 28, 2010 12:56 pm

Entchen wrote:3 classes per quarter seems normal -- that way you still end up with 9 classes/year, which seems to be average for people at semester schools, no?


In quarter systems I have encountered, 15 units per quarter is considered on track to graduate in 4 years (180 units after 4 years). Since most classes, at least in the humanities, are 4 units, 4 classes is the norm.

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Re: 3 classes per quarter=bad?

Postby joetheplumber » Tue Sep 28, 2010 1:37 pm

because I came in with AP credits, I didn't need to take 4 classes every quarter. So I just took 3 lol

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Re: 3 classes per quarter=bad?

Postby Entchen » Tue Sep 28, 2010 1:51 pm

bk1 wrote:
Entchen wrote:3 classes per quarter seems normal -- that way you still end up with 9 classes/year, which seems to be average for people at semester schools, no?


In quarter systems I have encountered, 15 units per quarter is considered on track to graduate in 4 years (180 units after 4 years). Since most classes, at least in the humanities, are 4 units, 4 classes is the norm.


Ah. At my quarter-system school, 3 classes per term was normal. We also did 1 class = 1 credit, so I'm not too familiar with credit or unit systems.




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