Which GPA is LSAC GPA?

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thughes07
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Which GPA is LSAC GPA?

Postby thughes07 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:44 pm

Not sure if this is the right place for this, but there are 3 different GPA's listed on my LSAC page:

GPA- 3.54
Cum GPA/College- 3.49
Cum Across GPA- 3.28

Which of these is the LSAC GPA that will be sent to schools that I'm applying to? Thanks in advance.
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Re: Which GPA is LSAC GPA?

Postby thughes07 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:50 pm

Edited for accidental typo in numbers.

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Re: Which GPA is LSAC GPA?

Postby im_blue » Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:57 pm

Cumulative GPA (bottom right corner)

should be same as "Cum Across GPA- 3.28"

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Re: Which GPA is LSAC GPA?

Postby thughes07 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 6:07 pm

Thanks! Not what I was hoping for, unfortunately, but it's adequate. One bad freshman semester killed it.

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Re: Which GPA is LSAC GPA?

Postby thughes07 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 6:47 pm

Should I add an addendum explaining my first semester grades? By year, my GPA is 2.64, 3.5, 3.46, 3.4, 3.57, and 3.54. Will they pay attention to the fact that my GPA after the first year was far better?

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Re: Which GPA is LSAC GPA?

Postby Mike12188 » Mon Nov 22, 2010 6:51 pm

No. No addendum. They will see your GPA each year, and they'll assume you fucked up freshman year because you were a freshman and they'll be right. No need to explain. Not sure they will take into account the upward grade trend, but I hope so for both our cases, but I'm pretty sure they only care if it is a downward grade trend.




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