Do law schools need to see fall semester grades?

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TMC116
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Do law schools need to see fall semester grades?

Postby TMC116 » Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:05 pm

So I applied to all my schools in early november. Do I need to send schools my grades after they are released in the fall so they can recalculate my gpa?

Will that affect my chances or do they just need grades to verify that I've graduated?

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JamMasterJ
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Re: Do law schools need to see fall semester grades?

Postby JamMasterJ » Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:09 pm

they need to see a transcript after you graduate

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blurbz
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Re: Do law schools need to see fall semester grades?

Postby blurbz » Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:19 pm

You CAN resend transcripts if you want to. If your GPA went up it may help with schools that have not yet made a decision.

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Re: Do law schools need to see fall semester grades?

Postby acrossthelake » Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:12 pm

Some will ask for it. And some will only ask some applicants.

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Take Two
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Re: Do law schools need to see fall semester grades?

Postby Take Two » Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:35 pm

I have heard Duke has been asking some people

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Re: Do law schools need to see fall semester grades?

Postby iamrobk » Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:30 pm

Take Two wrote:I have heard Duke has been asking some people

They asked me today.

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Re: Do law schools need to see fall semester grades?

Postby r6_philly » Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:08 pm

Take Two wrote:I have heard Duke has been asking some people


CLS and NYU did it to a bunch of people last year. I am sure others would as well. Especially if you are on the bubble, but not always.

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Re: Do law schools need to see fall semester grades?

Postby iamrobk » Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:23 pm

r6_philly wrote:
Take Two wrote:I have heard Duke has been asking some people


CLS and NYU did it to a bunch of people last year. I am sure others would as well. Especially if you are on the bubble, but not always.

Just curious, is it generally a good or bad sign if they request them? Are they looking for a significant increase if they're going to accept someone, or is just keeping the cumulative GPA about the same good enough?




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