discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

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discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby sangr » Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:47 pm

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby JamMasterJ » Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:02 pm

sangr wrote:so on my actual school transcript it seems to be a certain number.
but on the one LSAC lists its slightly different.

which one should i put down on my resume?

LSAC.

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:06 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:
sangr wrote:so on my actual school transcript it seems to be a certain number.
but on the one LSAC lists its slightly different.

which one should i put down on my resume?

LSAC.

I disagree. In the education section on the resume, under the institution I would definitely put institutional GPA.

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby Samara » Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:10 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:I disagree. In the education section on the resume, under the institution I would definitely put institutional GPA.

+1

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby JamMasterJ » Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:10 pm

:oops:

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby JDndMSW » Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:11 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:
sangr wrote:so on my actual school transcript it seems to be a certain number.
but on the one LSAC lists its slightly different.

which one should i put down on my resume?

LSAC.

I disagree. In the education section on the resume, under the institution I would definitely put institutional GPA.


Do you list the GPA seperately... like at my CC Its a 3.6ish and at my University its a 3.9ish cumulative its a 3.55 (due to some Fs from a failed first attempt at college).

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby acrossthelake » Mon Sep 12, 2011 7:13 pm

JDndMSW wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:
sangr wrote:so on my actual school transcript it seems to be a certain number.
but on the one LSAC lists its slightly different.

which one should i put down on my resume?

LSAC.

I disagree. In the education section on the resume, under the institution I would definitely put institutional GPA.


Do you list the GPA seperately... like at my CC Its a 3.6ish and at my University its a 3.9ish cumulative its a 3.55 (due to some Fs from a failed first attempt at college).


You list the CC--and list the 3.6 there. You list the University and list the 3.9 from there. LSAC will do the cumulative calculations for you in their report.

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby sangr » Mon Sep 12, 2011 7:39 pm

just to clarify

what i meant by LSAC GPA is the one they calculate with both of my schools (i transferred)

however for the calculation of my GPA that LSAC does for only ONE OF my schools is different. THATS the gpa im asking about. NOT the LSAC final GPA.

does the answer still remain the same?

institutional GPA

vs

the GPA for ONE school that LSAC calculted (NOT the FINAL LSAC GPA, with the combined schools)

thanks

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby Avrenim » Mon Sep 12, 2011 7:53 pm

I hadn't thought of that -- I have the same situation; LSAC calculated my individual GPAs differently than did the institutions...I think I will still would put institutional GPA on my resume though.

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Sep 12, 2011 8:04 pm

On the resume under each institution, put the GPA that institution assigned you.

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby 941law » Mon Sep 12, 2011 8:28 pm

highest gpa. Let those bastards sort it out.

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby bruss » Mon Sep 12, 2011 8:31 pm

941law wrote:highest gpa. Let those bastards sort it out.

+1

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby sangr » Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:08 pm

lol,
then what do we do about the school listing INSIDE the LSAC application?

im talking about the one where u can list ranking, GPA, college, etc.

which GPa are u guys listing for that? it seems more confusing there

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby Samara » Tue Sep 13, 2011 9:51 am

sangr wrote:lol,
then what do we do about the school listing INSIDE the LSAC application?

im talking about the one where u can list ranking, GPA, college, etc.

which GPa are u guys listing for that? it seems more confusing there

I still put the GPA the institution awarded me. Using LSAC's "calculation" for each individual school is using an unofficial number. They get the academic report from LSAC anyway, so it's really not a big deal.

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby tehrocstar » Tue Sep 13, 2011 2:36 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:On the resume under each institution, put the GPA that institution assigned you.


Seriously, this is the correct answer. When someone asks you to verify your GPA, you'd look silly for giving them anything other than the transcript from your school.

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Re: discrepancy between my college GPA and LSAC College GPA

Postby sangr » Tue Sep 13, 2011 3:10 pm

i asked admissions and the lady seemed to talk as if the ones we write down are negligible because they focus on the summary report anyways.




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