Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

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Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby edwards711 » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:51 pm

Hey everyone,

I need your advice on something. I'm about to wrap up my last quarter of undergrad and I'm trying to decide if I should take a 2-unit course as P/NP or grade option. If I get an A in this class (which may be difficult because the TA is a bitch when it comes to grading), it would bump me up to a 3.17 LSAC GPA rather than a 3.16. But, if I took it as P/NP I would avoid the possibility of ruining my expected 4.0 GPA for the quarter. I know this sounds ridiculous to worry about a .01 difference, but with my GPA, I need as much help as possible. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby bobbyh1919 » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:53 pm

What

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby t14fanboy » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:54 pm

no.

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby top30man » Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:57 pm

bobbyh1919 wrote:What

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby alwayssunnyinfl » Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:06 pm

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby 071816 » Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:08 pm

stop getting cunty

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby 2014 » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:50 pm

Only would matter if a school was targeting a 3.16 median and if they are you shouldn't be going there anyway.

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby splitbrain » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:50 pm

bobbyh1919 wrote:What

t14fanboy wrote:no.

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby bernaldiaz » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:55 pm

splitbrain wrote:
bobbyh1919 wrote:What

t14fanboy wrote:no.


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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby Br3v » Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:02 am

N0

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby T00L » Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:06 am

I'm sorry. I'm not trying to be rude. BUT

Go camping or something, dude(ette).

Get out of the house. Do something. Ask your 3rd grade self if you would one day want to be the guy (or girl) who cared about .01 of a GPA in College.

Which reminds me. College: You're doing it wrong. Have a beer. Go outside. forget you ever asked this question. Please.

In fact, you could use the time wasted on this idea class to do the above.

Don't think I'm being a dick. I'm not. Find a tree. name it ".01". Forget.

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby llachans » Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:19 am

Tool - I love your avatar and name. That is all.

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby Br3v » Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:20 am

T00L wrote:I'm sorry. I'm not trying to be rude. BUT

Go camping or something, dude(ette).

Get out of the house. Do something. Ask your 3rd grade self if you would one day want to be the guy (or girl) who cared about .01 of a GPA in College.

Which reminds me. College: You're doing it wrong. Have a beer. Go outside. forget you ever asked this question. Please.

In fact, you could use the time wasted on this idea class to do the above.

Don't think I'm being a dick. I'm not. Find a tree. name it ".01". Forget.


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Word word word. Word word. Word word: word word word.

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby elterrible78 » Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:34 am

It's hard for me to believe that this is actually a serious question. 3.16 vs. 3.17? Let's just for a moment consider that that .01 *would* end up being make or break at some school you are just dying to attend. You imply that you'd need an A to get that bump to get that magic 3.17, but also that an A might be difficult to get thanks to a "bitchy" TA. Let's say you don't get the A...where would that leave you? Is the risk worth the reward?

I'm with that other poster...go take a walk, get some fresh air, look at the stars, and forget this inner-struggle ever took place.

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby Jaeger » Fri Apr 06, 2012 2:14 am

The only time .01 would ever matter (and I doubt it would, still) is if it was a 3.99 vs a 4.0. The 4.0 is just more aesthetically pleasing.

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Re: Big difference between 3.16 and 3.17?

Postby Indifferent » Fri Apr 06, 2012 2:58 am

omg bro. 3.17 will change everything.




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