Early Graduation or Better GPA?

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Badgejack
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Early Graduation or Better GPA?

Postby Badgejack » Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:10 pm

Does a so/so GPA have a chance if you graduated early?

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rinkrat19
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Re: Early Graduation or Better GPA?

Postby rinkrat19 » Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:12 pm

Early graduation has little to no effect on admissions chances. LSAT + GPA is 95% of admissions.

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Re: Early Graduation or Better GPA?

Postby bdubs » Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:16 pm

1) Are you above median GPA for your target schools? Your targets should be HYS unless you are 100% sure you can't break 173, or your GPA is already too low.
2) If you are above median, then graduate early if it will save you $$. If not, work to raise GPA.

mrjohnsterman
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Re: Early Graduation or Better GPA?

Postby mrjohnsterman » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:50 pm

I graduated early and I feel it has no impact on law schools view me.

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Doorkeeper
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Re: Early Graduation or Better GPA?

Postby Doorkeeper » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:58 pm

Better GPA.

Better GPA.

Better GPA.

(Unless you have a 4.33. Then gtfo now before you ruin it)

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Re: Early Graduation or Better GPA?

Postby 20130312 » Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:01 pm

Doorkeeper wrote:Better GPA.

Better GPA.

Better GPA.


You know what you have to do, OP.

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Mr. Pancakes
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Re: Early Graduation or Better GPA?

Postby Mr. Pancakes » Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:04 pm

Badgejack wrote:Does a so/so GPA have a chance if you graduated early?

no




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