Do Schools Even Care about a >4.0 GPA

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walnuto
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Do Schools Even Care about a >4.0 GPA

Postby walnuto » Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:05 pm

Do law schools even care if you have over a 4.0 GPA? Like, are 4.00's and 4.10's pretty much the same?

Betharl
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Re: Do Schools Even Care about a >4.0 GPA

Postby Betharl » Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:07 pm

It's my understanding that once you are over their 75th percentile it doesn't make much difference.

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lovejopd
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Re: Do Schools Even Care about a >4.0 GPA

Postby lovejopd » Tue Oct 25, 2011 12:08 am

I am also very interested with this questions. Anyone knows more...? :P

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MiamiOxford
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Re: Do Schools Even Care about a >4.0 GPA

Postby MiamiOxford » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:26 pm

lovejopd wrote:I am also very interested with this questions. Anyone knows more...? :P


Looking forward to hearing more about this... 4.11 here, accounting major, honors program.

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DocHawkeye
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Re: Do Schools Even Care about a >4.0 GPA

Postby DocHawkeye » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:51 pm

Does LSAC even recognize a GPA above 4.0? I'm pretty sure A's and A+'s are the same.

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Re: Do Schools Even Care about a >4.0 GPA

Postby Tom Joad » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:52 pm

DocHawkeye wrote:Does LSAC even recognize a GPA above 4.0? I'm pretty sure A's and A+'s are the same.


It counts A+s as 4.33.

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Re: Do Schools Even Care about a >4.0 GPA

Postby tennisking88 » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:57 pm

Betharl wrote:It's my understanding that once you are over their 75th percentile it doesn't make much difference.


This. It looks good, but if you are above 75%, makes little difference to the numbers.

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DocHawkeye
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Re: Do Schools Even Care about a >4.0 GPA

Postby DocHawkeye » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:02 pm

Tom Joad wrote:
DocHawkeye wrote:Does LSAC even recognize a GPA above 4.0? I'm pretty sure A's and A+'s are the same.


It counts A+s as 4.33.


I guess we learn something new every day.

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Re: Do Schools Even Care about a >4.0 GPA

Postby ThreeRivers » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:04 pm

I've had many grades that would be classified as A+... sadly my school doesn't award A+'s

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Re: Do Schools Even Care about a >4.0 GPA

Postby patrickd139 » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:07 pm

Not as much as they care about your LSAT. Or: No, your 4.33 is not going to get you in to at T14 with that 163 you got in October.




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