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I've come down with the itis

Postby yngblkgifted » Wed Feb 23, 2011 11:56 pm

Senioritis.

Recently I have come down with a bad case of Senioritis and I messed up badly on my first exam in a mandatory class. I currently have a 3.98 UG GPA, and need to maintain above a 3.85 to keep a scholarship for law school.

How low could my GPA sink this semester for my cumulative to go below a 3.85? I do not plan on letting this happen again, but I wanted to see realistically where my GPA needed to be for this semester.

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby FiveSermon » Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:00 am

you want us to do gpa calculations for you? grab a damn calculator lazy bum.

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby ns77770 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:02 am

yngblkgifted wrote:Senioritis.

Recently I have come down with a bad case of Senioritis and I messed up badly on my first exam in a mandatory class. I currently have a 3.98 UG GPA, and need to maintain above a 3.85 to keep a scholarship for law school.

How low could my GPA sink this semester for my cumulative to go below a 3.85? I do not plan on letting this happen again, but I wanted to see realistically where my GPA needed to be for this semester.


How badly did you mess up? did you get lower than a B?

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby pwyoung » Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:03 am

Depends on how many credits you'll have at graduation versus how the grades are in your class.

http://www.lawpad.com/gpa_calculator/

Plug in your totals that you've accumulated so far, and then add in what grades you'd expect. The only thing I think that could tank your GPA to below a 3.85 is a straight-up F at this point.

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby amorfati » Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:08 am

have you taken a math class? no one can calculate this for you without knowing how many credits you took overall/this semester.

[3.98 * (number of credits BEFORE this semester)] + [x.xx * (number of credits THIS semester)] = [3.85 * (TOTAL credits)]

therefore

x.xx (aka the GPA you need this semester) = [3.85 * (TOTAL credits)]-[3.98 * number of credits BEFORE this semester] / (number of credits THIS semester)

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:15 am

Seriously dude you need to do those calculations for yoself. But the reason I posted is b/c I sympathize with you. I quite frankly am having trouble giving a shit about my classes this semester (made even worse by the fact that my thesis is over a month and a half behind schedule :lol: ... 8) ... :| ... :oops:

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby YankeesFan » Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:16 am

I have the worst case of senoritis. I bombed two exams in two classes already. But I have never heard, nor do I have, any law school scholarships which are dependent on final semester gpa.

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby ns77770 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:17 am

MrPapagiorgio wrote:Seriously dude you need to do those calculations for yoself. But the reason I posted is b/c I sympathize with you. I quite frankly am having trouble giving a shit about my classes this semester (made even worse by the fact that my thesis is over a month and a half behind schedule :lol: ... 8) ... :| ... :oops:


Wow I am sure glad I am not the only person this is happening to lol...

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby yngblkgifted » Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:58 am

ok ok i admit...i may have been looking for sympathy more so than a lesson on 6th grade math. senioritis sucks huge balls.....it is so hard to give a damn about school. thanks for the replies.more senioritis stories are welcomed ITT.

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby yngblkgifted » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:08 am

pwyoung wrote:The only thing I think that could tank your GPA to below a 3.85 is a straight-up F at this point.
Depends on how many credits you'll have at graduation versus how the grades are in your class.

http://www.lawpad.com/gpa_calculator/

Plug in your totals that you've accumulated so far, and then add in what grades you'd expect. The only thing I think that could tank your GPA to below a 3.85 is a straight-up F at this point.


TITCR...I think I just needed someone to reaffirm this.

ns77770 wrote:
MrPapagiorgio wrote:Seriously dude you need to do those calculations for yoself. But the reason I posted is b/c I sympathize with you. I quite frankly am having trouble giving a shit about my classes this semester (made even worse by the fact that my thesis is over a month and a half behind schedule :lol: ... 8) ... :| ... :oops:


Wow I am sure glad I am not the only person this is happening to lol...


Don't even get me started on how much senioritis has affected the progression of my thesis. And to think, once all of this is done, we can look forward to the hardest three years of our academic lives...joy.

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby ns77770 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:11 am

yngblkgifted wrote:
pwyoung wrote:The only thing I think that could tank your GPA to below a 3.85 is a straight-up F at this point.
Depends on how many credits you'll have at graduation versus how the grades are in your class.

http://www.lawpad.com/gpa_calculator/

Plug in your totals that you've accumulated so far, and then add in what grades you'd expect. The only thing I think that could tank your GPA to below a 3.85 is a straight-up F at this point.


TITCR...I think I just needed someone to reaffirm this.

ns77770 wrote:
MrPapagiorgio wrote:Seriously dude you need to do those calculations for yoself. But the reason I posted is b/c I sympathize with you. I quite frankly am having trouble giving a shit about my classes this semester (made even worse by the fact that my thesis is over a month and a half behind schedule :lol: ... 8) ... :| ... :oops:


Wow I am sure glad I am not the only person this is happening to lol...


Don't even get me started on how much senioritis has affected the progression of my thesis. And to think, once all of this is done, we can look forward to the hardest three years of our academic lives...joy.


Yeah I think a new school / setting/ higher stakes will get us motivated again. my GPA is within .01 of yours, so we have been dominating this shit for a while now and it's getting boring at this point.

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby yngblkgifted » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:21 am

ns77770 wrote:
yngblkgifted wrote:
pwyoung wrote:The only thing I think that could tank your GPA to below a 3.85 is a straight-up F at this point.
Depends on how many credits you'll have at graduation versus how the grades are in your class.

http://www.lawpad.com/gpa_calculator/

Plug in your totals that you've accumulated so far, and then add in what grades you'd expect. The only thing I think that could tank your GPA to below a 3.85 is a straight-up F at this point.


TITCR...I think I just needed someone to reaffirm this.

ns77770 wrote:
MrPapagiorgio wrote:Seriously dude you need to do those calculations for yoself. But the reason I posted is b/c I sympathize with you. I quite frankly am having trouble giving a shit about my classes this semester (made even worse by the fact that my thesis is over a month and a half behind schedule :lol: ... 8) ... :| ... :oops:


Wow I am sure glad I am not the only person this is happening to lol...


Don't even get me started on how much senioritis has affected the progression of my thesis. And to think, once all of this is done, we can look forward to the hardest three years of our academic lives...joy.


Yeah I think a new school / setting/ higher stakes will get us motivated again. my GPA is within .01 of yours, so we have been dominating this shit for a while now and it's getting boring at this point.


Definitely. I am actually excited to be in a new academic setting. I know I have a pretty decent work ethic within me somewhere which I am sure will come alive in my 1L. But as for right now, I just can't help but think in every class "what the fuck does this have to do with law school?"

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby philociraptor » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:23 am

I read the title of this thread as "I've come down with the tits."

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:56 am

philociraptor wrote:I read the title of this thread as "I've come down with the tits."

I love that this was your first post. :lol:

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby TheFactor » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:11 pm

philociraptor wrote:I read the title of this thread as "I've come down with the tits."

+1

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby TheFactor » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:12 pm

Also +1 to the senioritis thing. I just took an English midterm that covered 5 novels I haven't read.

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby FiveSermon » Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:14 pm

TheFactor wrote:Also +1 to the senioritis thing. I just took an English midterm that covered 5 novels I haven't read.


Well it's English, how hard can it be?

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby hipstermafia » Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:16 pm

if you can't calculate this on your own you certainly shouldn't have a 3.98 UG GPA

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby Knock » Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:23 pm

hipstermafia wrote:if you can't calculate this on your own you certainly shouldn't have a 3.98 UG GPA


Haha, I was going to say this. But I feel ya on the senioritis. No joke. My last few classes are just huge pain in the ass waste of times.

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby kjadkins » Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:27 pm

I literally only need to pass one of my classes to graduate... I'm taking the minimum credits for full-time students, one of which is "Adventure Games" (basically, playing outside). The amount of fuck I do not give is ridiculous.

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby yngblkgifted » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:05 pm

hipstermafia wrote:if you can't calculate this on your own you certainly shouldn't have a 3.98 UG GPA


Typical smart-ass TLS comment that was well deserved on my part.

kjadkins wrote:I literally only need to pass one of my classes to graduate... I'm taking the minimum credits for full-time students, one of which is "Adventure Games" (basically, playing outside). The amount of fuck I do not give is ridiculous.


You are my hero.

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Postby quetzal_bird » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:33 pm

kjadkins wrote:I literally only need to pass one of my classes to graduate... I'm taking the minimum credits for full-time students, one of which is "Adventure Games" (basically, playing outside). The amount of fuck I do not give is ridiculous.


Haha, I saw Adventure games in your post and knew you were from W&M

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Postby birD » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:38 pm

ahhh don't talk about thesises mine is literally making me want to to kill myself. THANK GOD ITS ALMOST SPRING BREAK. and that I took the easiest classes I possibly could this semester (acting and public speaking 8) :lol: )

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby kjadkins » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:38 pm

quetzal_bird wrote:
kjadkins wrote:I literally only need to pass one of my classes to graduate... I'm taking the minimum credits for full-time students, one of which is "Adventure Games" (basically, playing outside). The amount of fuck I do not give is ridiculous.


Haha, I saw Adventure games in your post and knew you were from W&M


best class ever.

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Re: I've come down with the itis

Postby ns77770 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:39 pm

yngblkgifted wrote:
hipstermafia wrote:if you can't calculate this on your own you certainly shouldn't have a 3.98 UG GPA


Typical smart-ass TLS comment that was well deserved on my part.

kjadkins wrote:I literally only need to pass one of my classes to graduate... I'm taking the minimum credits for full-time students, one of which is "Adventure Games" (basically, playing outside). The amount of fuck I do not give is ridiculous.


You are my hero.


Wow that seems awesome. Also, I love you.




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