Number of classes senior year of UG?

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jungminnee
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Number of classes senior year of UG?

Postby jungminnee » Sun Sep 25, 2011 4:21 pm

I've been taking 4-5 classes pretty consistently throughout my undergrad years and luckily, I'm nearly done with my GE and major requirements.
Would it look bad to only take 3 classes the first semester of senior year?
Basically, I'm worried law schools may see it as "getting lazy," but I'm actually having a difficult time finding classes to fill spots.

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rinkrat19
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Re: Number of classes senior year of UG?

Postby rinkrat19 » Sun Sep 25, 2011 4:22 pm

If they notice at all, they won't care.

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lovejopd
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Re: Number of classes senior year of UG?

Postby lovejopd » Sun Sep 25, 2011 4:33 pm

I will take only one course in my last semester. Why should I take more classes by paying more increasing tuition even though I am already done with my requirement? :x

If we take fewer than 12 credits during freshman, it could be a different story though.

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Re: Number of classes senior year of UG?

Postby minnbills » Sun Sep 25, 2011 4:34 pm

I'm taking one class per semester just so I can play a sport my senior year, no reason to pay more- though my GPA could definitely use the boost

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Re: Number of classes senior year of UG?

Postby 071816 » Sun Sep 25, 2011 4:35 pm

Doesn't matter.

jungminnee
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Re: Number of classes senior year of UG?

Postby jungminnee » Sun Sep 25, 2011 4:50 pm

Awesome. I can end my ridiculous search for classes! Thanks :)

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Opie
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Re: Number of classes senior year of UG?

Postby Opie » Sun Sep 25, 2011 9:36 pm

Agreed that it doesn't matter. Now, keep in mind that if your GPA needs boosting, you might want to take something frivolous to get an extra A. Only if you can get the A though, and only if it won't hurt the rest of your grades. I would probably only take that risk though if you really need it.

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Re: Number of classes senior year of UG?

Postby theadvancededit » Sun Sep 25, 2011 11:09 pm

It depends on your other classes, too-- if you're taking three ridiculously hard classes, there's no need to jeopardize them by adding a fourth.

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Re: Number of classes senior year of UG?

Postby FantasticMrFox » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:23 am

lovejopd wrote:
If we take fewer than 12 credits during freshman, it could be a different story though.

really? I had the impression they wouldn't care at all...I hope I hadn't dropped classes during my freshmen year :x oh well




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