## LSAC messed up my academic sumamry report

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piney

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### LSAC messed up my academic sumamry report

I used several LSAC calculators online to calculate my LSAC GPA, and each one gave me 3.5. I sent in my transcript, and my academic sumary report says I have a 3.10. What's going on?

For example, freshman year I took 8 classes. I got a 3.7 (A-) in 6 of them and a 3.3 (B+) in 2 of them. That should come out to a 3.59, but the report says my GPA for that year was 3.13. Did LSAC make a mistake? How do I correct it?

VasaVasori

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bobbypin

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### Re: LSAC messed up my academic sumamry report

Calling them does no good.
I used THEIR numbers in calculating my GPA. They made an error in calculation. I called. Nothing changed.

bobbypin

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### Re: LSAC messed up my academic sumamry report

piney wrote:I used several LSAC calculators online to calculate my LSAC GPA, and each one gave me 3.5. I sent in my transcript, and my academic sumary report says I have a 3.10. What's going on?

For example, freshman year I took 8 classes. I got a 3.7 (A-) in 6 of them and a 3.3 (B+) in 2 of them. That should come out to a 3.59, but the report says my GPA for that year was 3.13. Did LSAC make a mistake? How do I correct it?

It appears that LSAC removes the + / - from the letter grade when calculating the GPA. So an A- is treated as an A. B+ is treated as just a B.

Please correct me someone if I am wrong.

VasaVasori

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Big Dog

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### Re: LSAC messed up my academic sumamry report

Please correct me someone if I am wrong.

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piney

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### Re: LSAC messed up my academic sumamry report

The junior year average is correct (3.59). For every other year, they subtracted .46 from what it should be. That doesn't make sense.

cahwc12

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### Re: LSAC messed up my academic sumamry report

piney wrote:The junior year average is correct (3.59). For every other year, they subtracted .46 from what it should be. That doesn't make sense.

If you wouldn't mind posting it (anonymized) I'm sure we could help.

bobbypin

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### Re: LSAC messed up my academic sumamry report

VasaVasori wrote:This is definitely incorrect.

A+ is 4.33, A is 4, A- is 3.67, B+ is 3.33, B is 3, B- is 2.67, etc.

The removal of the + / - is the only explanation I was able to come up with to explain how LSAC calculated my GPA. Ah, the mysteries of LSAC...

paratactical

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### Re: LSAC messed up my academic sumamry report

piney wrote:The junior year average is correct (3.59). For every other year, they subtracted .46 from what it should be. That doesn't make sense.

Without you providing us with your transcript and screen shots of the LSAC reports, there is no way for us to figure out what's wrong. You're going to have to email/call LSAC and ask for an explanation.

bobbypin

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### Re: LSAC messed up my academic sumamry report

Big Dog wrote:
Please correct me someone if I am wrong.