Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

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Finalflash013
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Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby Finalflash013 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:47 pm

Just a quick question. I'm currently a Junior going for my bachelor's degree, about to register for classes for my senior year. I have already taken the LSAT and plan to attend law school immediately after I receive my bachelors, sending out my applications fall of this year. I received a number of AP credits in high school, to the point where I'd be able to take 3 courses my next to semesters rather than the traditional four. I'm still a full time student if I take this number of classes. I was wondering if this would effect my acceptance or standing with law schools (taking three classes instead of four while still being a full time student) It's not a huge deal, but it would be nice to have a couple of easier semesters before the hell that inevitably will be law school. Let me know what you think. Thanks.

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Re: Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby pwyoung » Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:50 pm

No problem whatsoever, they just care that you end up getting your degree.

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Re: Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby Finalflash013 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:26 pm

Really? That'd be fantastic.

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Re: Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby Knock » Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:29 pm

Finalflash013 wrote:Really? That'd be fantastic.


Yup.

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Re: Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:13 pm

Won't matter a bit. However, it might be a chance to take something brainless and easy (possibly even fun?) to boost your GPA a teeny bit.

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Re: Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby Finalflash013 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:03 pm

Actually have a 4.0 right now, haha. Thanks for the advise though. If I didn't I probably would, but it'll be easier to maintain with only 3.

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Re: Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby classix » Tue Apr 05, 2011 9:58 am

I am doing this right now. I took 3 classes last semester, and 2 this semester. It gave me time to apply, study for LSAT and enjoy my last year of UG in DC. I also got to work and make a ton of $$. Also, just got good scholly to my top choice.

It's worked out well for me. You'll have fun.

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Re: Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby Wade LeBosh » Tue Apr 05, 2011 11:44 am

classix wrote:I am doing this right now. I took 3 classes last semester, and 2 this semester. It gave me time to apply, study for LSAT and enjoy my last year of UG in DC. I also got to work and make a ton of $$. Also, just got good scholly to my top choice.

It's worked out well for me. You'll have fun.


You just made me feel a whole lot better deciding to take an extra year to do what you did. Congrats

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Re: Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby robotclubmember » Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:12 pm

Wade LeBosh wrote:
classix wrote:I am doing this right now. I took 3 classes last semester, and 2 this semester. It gave me time to apply, study for LSAT and enjoy my last year of UG in DC. I also got to work and make a ton of $$. Also, just got good scholly to my top choice.

It's worked out well for me. You'll have fun.


You just made me feel a whole lot better deciding to take an extra year to do what you did. Congrats


wrong. you should only feel better about this if his hard work were rewarded with a t13 acceptance. welcome to tls.

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Re: Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby classix » Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:15 pm

robotclubmember wrote:
Wade LeBosh wrote:
classix wrote:I am doing this right now. I took 3 classes last semester, and 2 this semester. It gave me time to apply, study for LSAT and enjoy my last year of UG in DC. I also got to work and make a ton of $$. Also, just got good scholly to my top choice.

It's worked out well for me. You'll have fun.


You just made me feel a whole lot better deciding to take an extra year to do what you did. Congrats


wrong. you should only feel better about this if his hard work were rewarded with a t13 acceptance. welcome to tls.


Anti-gulc?

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Re: Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby robotclubmember » Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:36 pm

technically, anti-UT too

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Re: Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby parsi » Wed Apr 06, 2011 12:32 pm

Finalflash013 wrote:Actually have a 4.0 right now, haha. Thanks for the advise though. If I didn't I probably would, but it'll be easier to maintain with only 3.


How did you do on your lsat, mr. 4.0?

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Re: Question on Bachelor's Degree Courseload

Postby Finalflash013 » Fri Apr 08, 2011 7:42 pm

I got a 160 on the December test. A bit disappointing because I was PTing at 165, but I'm going to take it again in the June.




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