Do I need to send updated transcript?

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ALgooner
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Do I need to send updated transcript?

Postby ALgooner » Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:00 pm

I applied for law school last year, but ended up deciding to take a year off and reapply this year. LSAC already has my transcript on file, but it is the one I sent in last year that doesn't include my final semester. My gpa went down like .02 over that last semester, so obviously I would rather not send in an updated version. But I could see how schools would want to see my final transcript.

Thoughts?

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Re: Do I need to send updated transcript?

Postby PhoenixWright » Sun Oct 21, 2012 3:32 am

Update your transcript. If a school is evaluating your application, and they see you graduated in 2012 but they only have grades up to end of 2011, they're going to be confused, ask you for an update anyway, and possibly wonder if you were trying to hide it or game the system.

I don't know what LSACs rules are about transcripts, but the appearance of having been deliberately deceptive (if the school comes to that conclusion) will probably hurt worse than the .02, which they will find out about anyway.

sepeterson211
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Re: Do I need to send updated transcript?

Postby sepeterson211 » Sun Oct 21, 2012 5:12 am

Update it.

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Re: Do I need to send updated transcript?

Postby vman21 » Sun Oct 21, 2012 11:13 pm

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Re: Do I need to send updated transcript?

Postby bp shinners » Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:33 am

Not just a recommendation - update it. You're required to.

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Re: Do I need to send updated transcript?

Postby ALgooner » Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:58 pm

Ahh,I figured. Thanks guys.




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