To Withdraw or Not to Withdraw

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esquire2014
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To Withdraw or Not to Withdraw

Postby esquire2014 » Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:01 pm

I'm currently interning for academic credit but I have a lot of familial issues at the moment and I'm considering withdrawing and taking the W. I have never had one before and I wasnted to know how it would look to law schools.

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im_blue
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Re: To Withdraw or Not to Withdraw

Postby im_blue » Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:03 pm

no one cares about one W

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AreJay711
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Re: To Withdraw or Not to Withdraw

Postby AreJay711 » Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:48 pm

im_blue wrote:no one cares about one W


Check to make sure it is a non punitive W first though bc some schools will count it as a F

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Re: To Withdraw or Not to Withdraw

Postby omninode » Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:09 pm

You'll get away with a couple of withdraws. More than that you will have to justify. Still better than staying in the class and getting a low grade.

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Re: To Withdraw or Not to Withdraw

Postby swilson215 » Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:16 pm

omninode wrote:You'll get away with a couple of withdraws. More than that you will have to justify. Still better than staying in the class and getting a low grade.


I disagree. As long as it's just a W and not a W/F, if you're seriously worried about the grade, you don't have any other Ws, and you're stressed because of the situation I think one or two Ws isn't going to hurt.

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Re: To Withdraw or Not to Withdraw

Postby WestOfTheRest » Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:35 pm

swilson215 wrote:
omninode wrote:You'll get away with a couple of withdraws. More than that you will have to justify. Still better than staying in the class and getting a low grade.


I disagree. As long as it's just a W and not a W/F, if you're seriously worried about the grade, you don't have any other Ws, and you're stressed because of the situation I think one or two Ws isn't going to hurt.

If you have a couple Ws per semester it is going to hurt you.




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