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whymeohgodno
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GPA Drop

Postby whymeohgodno » Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:02 am

Will it matter if you've already been admitted to a school?

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rbarcelo9
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Re: GPA Drop

Postby rbarcelo9 » Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:22 am

I sure hope not

flcath
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Re: GPA Drop

Postby flcath » Wed Apr 27, 2011 5:02 am

Just don't get below a C and you're cool.

Even if you do fail a class, you're still probably fine.

A friend of mine had to do a last-minute major change from Chemistry to Chemical Sciences (our Chemistry Lite degree, which requires like half the courses and is meant for like police forensics work) when he failed P-chem, and he was still fine for his T30 at full scholarship.

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Re: GPA Drop

Postby whymeohgodno » Wed Apr 27, 2011 5:41 am

I blame senioritis. Looking at a C to B for one to two classes.

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rbarcelo9
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Re: GPA Drop

Postby rbarcelo9 » Wed Apr 27, 2011 6:06 am

Looking at C, B, A, B for me...senioritis + already getting into my top choice = no motivation

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Re: GPA Drop

Postby bp shinners » Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:10 am

Unless you do something to seriously jeopardize your academic career, I wouldn't worry too much. Don't skate down the C- line, but a bad grade most likely won't give the law school buyer's remorse.

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JoeFish
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Re: GPA Drop

Postby JoeFish » Thu Apr 28, 2011 7:55 am

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tehrocstar
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Re: GPA Drop

Postby tehrocstar » Thu Apr 28, 2011 8:26 am

JoeFish wrote:...so I decided to take a Religion class. It was awful, I hated it, and I just stopped going. I'm going to fail it. ... This religion class was a joke that seniors were taking just to pad their GPAs, and I basically didn't want to do that out of principle.


Man, that's really strong conviction.

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Re: GPA Drop

Postby Sandro » Fri Apr 29, 2011 3:28 pm

Uh wow, yea, I would say that is very abnormal behavior. Failing a class because you thought it was a joke and didn't like it ? Good luck.

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Re: GPA Drop

Postby bp shinners » Sun May 01, 2011 5:04 am

You might want to get ahead of the problem and write them a letter explaining the situation (probably a little less flippantly than here). They'll see the grades anyway; you might as well put them in context.




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