3.94 vs. 3.92

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Jen Loblaw
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3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby Jen Loblaw » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:09 pm

So I'm graduating in a week and a half and have caught senioritis. I really don't feel like studying for this kinetics test I have on Thurs yuck. If for some reason this cycle doesn't turn out the way I hope, and I reapply next year, would getting a B in this class and dropping my GPA by 0.02 really hurt my application that much?

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby Patriot1208 » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:11 pm

Seriously, it'll look like you've been lazy and could really hurt your chances next cycle.

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby AreJay711 » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:12 pm

Don't be lazy

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby im_blue » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:12 pm

There's no practical difference between a 3.94 and 3.92, you're still above every law school's GPA median. Plus you have, what, 2 other B's on your transcript? You'll be fine.
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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby Aqualibrium » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:13 pm

Patriot1208 wrote:Seriously, it'll look like you've been lazy and could really hurt your chances next cycle.



You've got to be kidding

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby im_blue » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:15 pm

Aqualibrium wrote:
Patriot1208 wrote:Seriously, it'll look like you've been lazy and could really hurt your chances next cycle.



You've got to be kidding

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby showNprove » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:15 pm

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby patrickd139 » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:22 pm

Patriot1208 wrote:Seriously, it'll look like you've been lazy and could really hurt your chances next cycle.

Bad troll is bad.

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby firemed » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:25 pm

Jen Loblaw wrote:So I'm graduating in a week and a half and have caught senioritis. I really don't feel like studying for this kinetics test I have on Thurs yuck. If for some reason this cycle doesn't turn out the way I hope, and I reapply next year, would getting a B in this class and dropping my GPA by 0.02 really hurt my application that much?


I was going to say "Seriously? :roll: "

But then I realized you were serious.

No. It won't hurt you.

On another note, you may want to find some kind of outlet to help you relax.

ETA: why wouldn't your cycle work out? Is your LSAT really hideous or something? With that GPA anything above 160 is going to get you into T1s, and $$$ at T2s.

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby Jen Loblaw » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:32 pm

firemedicprelaw wrote:ETA: why wouldn't your cycle work out? Is your LSAT really hideous or something? With that GPA anything above 160 is going to get you into T1s, and $$$ at T2s.


I'm 166, but I guess I'm mostly just paranoid and trying to cover all my bases

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby firemed » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:38 pm

Jen Loblaw wrote:
firemedicprelaw wrote:ETA: why wouldn't your cycle work out? Is your LSAT really hideous or something? With that GPA anything above 160 is going to get you into T1s, and $$$ at T2s.


I'm 166, but I guess I'm mostly just paranoid and trying to cover all my bases


Relax. You might not get T6 unless you are URM or have actually good softs (ie. nobel peace prize), but you will do great anywhere else you choose to apply. Probably with $$$ in the T1 even.

Take a day or two off... and then study for your test, secure in the knowledge it won't make one bit of difference to your cycle (assuming you have already applied, of course).

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby Jen Loblaw » Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:49 pm

firemedicprelaw wrote:
Jen Loblaw wrote:
firemedicprelaw wrote:ETA: why wouldn't your cycle work out? Is your LSAT really hideous or something? With that GPA anything above 160 is going to get you into T1s, and $$$ at T2s.


I'm 166, but I guess I'm mostly just paranoid and trying to cover all my bases


Relax. You might not get T6 unless you are URM or have actually good softs (ie. nobel peace prize), but you will do great anywhere else you choose to apply. Probably with $$$ in the T1 even.

Take a day or two off... and then study for your test, secure in the knowledge it won't make one bit of difference to your cycle (assuming you have already applied, of course).



Yup, applied about a month ago. Thanks for the vote of confidence!

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby AreJay711 » Mon Dec 06, 2010 11:34 pm

Jen Loblaw wrote:
firemedicprelaw wrote:
Jen Loblaw wrote:
firemedicprelaw wrote:ETA: why wouldn't your cycle work out? Is your LSAT really hideous or something? With that GPA anything above 160 is going to get you into T1s, and $$$ at T2s.


I'm 166, but I guess I'm mostly just paranoid and trying to cover all my bases


Relax. You might not get T6 unless you are URM or have actually good softs (ie. nobel peace prize), but you will do great anywhere else you choose to apply. Probably with $$$ in the T1 even.

Take a day or two off... and then study for your test, secure in the knowledge it won't make one bit of difference to your cycle (assuming you have already applied, of course).



Yup, applied about a month ago. Thanks for the vote of confidence!

I didn't realize you had already applied. Still if you don't reach you goal schools and reapply a later cycle, .02 can make the difference between summa and magna cum lade which actually might make a difference at the margins. I fell from a 3.97 to a 3.93 last year and my imputed class rank on my LSAC report went from top 1% to top 3%. Idk if they really care about that but they might.

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby gwuorbust » Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:03 am

ZoMG with a 3.92 OP is TTT bound

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Re: 3.94 vs. 3.92

Postby patrickd139 » Tue Dec 07, 2010 10:18 am

gwuorbust wrote:ZoMG with a 3.92 OP is TTT bound

Sad thing is, there are so many 3.92s that are TTT bound...




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