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hannahella91
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what looks worse?

Postby hannahella91 » Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:27 pm

I'm wondering what looks worse? One F on your transcript (the only class I will ever fail & it is not relevant to my major) OR an incomplete on my transcripts? I'm trying to decide what I should do..

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Re: what looks worse?

Postby Br3v » Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:28 pm

hannahella91 wrote:I'm wondering what looks worse? One F on your transcript (the only class I will ever fail & it is not relevant to my major) OR an incomplete on my transcripts? I'm trying to decide what I should do..


Do not fail that class it will kill your lsac gpa

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Re: what looks worse?

Postby CodyRuegger » Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:50 pm

Don't fail the class? I'm pretty sure an 'I' on your transcript will be counted as an F in your LSDAS gpa anyways.

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Re: what looks worse?

Postby 2014 » Mon Apr 02, 2012 6:08 pm

A zero weighted into your GPA is a zero.

If you are currently in the class and serious about law school you should consider groveling with the professor and busting your ass for the next month for even a C.

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Re: what looks worse?

Postby bartleby » Mon Apr 02, 2012 6:12 pm

F instead of I.

F is like... you f-ed up somewhere

I is like... you f-ed up somewhere but it's harder to explain

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Re: what looks worse?

Postby spleenworship » Mon Apr 02, 2012 6:16 pm

You would still have to complete the "I" or it becomes an "F" anyway right?

Take the "I" now and then make it into a "C".

DO NOT ALLOW AN F ON YOUR TRANSCRIPT.

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Re: what looks worse?

Postby bartleby » Mon Apr 02, 2012 6:22 pm

my bad i didn't know I's could turn into other grades. but between I and F...i'd take the F. and I is so mysterious

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Re: what looks worse?

Postby spleenworship » Mon Apr 02, 2012 6:24 pm

bartleby wrote:my bad i didn't know I's could turn into other grades. but between I and F...i'd take the F. and I is so mysterious



Usually an "I" has to be completed within a set time- a semester, or a year, or sometimes only like 8 weeks after the semester ends.

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Re: what looks worse?

Postby R2-D2 » Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:16 pm

A "F" never looks good on a transcript, NEVER. Take the "I", and turn it into a B or C.

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Re: what looks worse?

Postby woeisme » Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:23 pm

It's nice that it's not relevant to your major, but this will still be pretty devastating. It absolutely will not be the thing that keeps you from getting into a law school. It absolutely will, however, have a definite negative effect on your cycle. Do what you can to get that grade as high as possible. Even a D- would be an improvement.




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