Upward Trend in GPA's

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Ruxin1
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Upward Trend in GPA's

Postby Ruxin1 » Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:01 pm

My GPA has had a pretty extreme upward trend: 3.44 Freshman Year, 3.78 Sophomore Year, 4.00 Junior Year. Just wondering will that give me any sort of boost in my cycle, or will my 3.71 LSDAS be all that matters?

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Re: Upward Trend in GPA's

Postby The Gentleman » Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:16 pm

An upward trend is better than a downward trend, but your 3.71 LSDAS is what counts.

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Re: Upward Trend in GPA's

Postby edubs003 » Tue Nov 23, 2010 11:48 pm

An upward trend is better. Just keep doing well and I'm sure you'll be fine.

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Re: Upward Trend in GPA's

Postby Chris_cpb » Tue Nov 23, 2010 11:52 pm

Also, will LSAC review an updated transcript if someone decides to wait an extra year to apply to ls?

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Re: Upward Trend in GPA's

Postby edubs003 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:04 am

I believe they will unless it's a graduate school transcript.

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Re: Upward Trend in GPA's

Postby northwood » Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:06 am

if the transcript is from the same school, then they will update it.

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Re: Upward Trend in GPA's

Postby Chris_cpb » Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:13 am

northwood wrote:if the transcript is from the same school, then they will update it.


Ok excellent, thanks. Anyone know if there's a thread for people who have decided to wait until next cycle?

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Re: Upward Trend in GPA's

Postby northwood » Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:14 am

there probably isnt one, since this cycle is relatively fresh and new. Im sure there are plenty of people on here that are waiting for next cycle.

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Re: Upward Trend in GPA's

Postby Chris_cpb » Wed Nov 24, 2010 12:26 am

northwood wrote:there probably isnt one, since this cycle is relatively fresh and new. Im sure there are plenty of people on here that are waiting for next cycle.


Alright, thanks.

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Re: Upward Trend in GPA's

Postby PinkCow » Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:16 am

FWIW, that's not really an extreme upward trend. It goes up but, come on. That's like going from something like 2 Bs, 1 B, and no B. Better than the downward trend, but really unremarkable as far as upward trends go.

That said, your UGPA is good by itself for many places.




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