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GPA Addendum

Postby Goodman » Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:12 pm

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Re: GPA Addendum

Postby elblufer » Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:39 pm

I had the same problem, except it was one class. I wrote a short addendum basically saying what you posted.

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Re: GPA Addendum

Postby gobuffs10 » Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:25 pm

Goodman wrote:My undergraduate degree GPA was 4.0. However, due to two Ds at a community college straight out of high school, my LSAC GPA is 3.82. I have no excuse. I did badly because I was immature, and then I did better because I started to care.

Is this worth an addendum? Thanks in advance.


I just dropped it in my PS as evidence of an upward trend once I started giving a fuck.

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Re: GPA Addendum

Postby 20130312 » Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:37 pm

Goodman wrote:My undergraduate degree GPA was 4.0. However, due to two Ds at a community college straight out of high school, my LSAC GPA is 3.82. I have no excuse. I did badly because I was immature, and then I did better because I started to care.

Is this worth an addendum? Thanks in advance.

No addendum for a 3.82.

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You ass.

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Re: GPA Addendum

Postby Goodman » Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:55 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:No addendum for a 3.82.

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You ass.


Okay. Why not?

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Re: GPA Addendum

Postby 20130312 » Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:57 pm

Goodman wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:No addendum for a 3.82.

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You ass.

Okay. Why not?

Seriously? Because you have one of the top GPAs that a school could even ask for. Columbia's 2012 75th percentile was a 3.82. Writing something that says "I'm sorry for my terrible GPA" wouldn't make any sense at all.

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Re: GPA Addendum

Postby gaud » Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:58 pm

IGF is right. Don't write one. Schools aren't going to look at your GPA negatively.

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Re: GPA Addendum

Postby Nova » Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:05 pm

Dont write it. It will make you look worse.

This is kind of like someone scoring in the high 160s writing a LSAT addendum about being a bad test taker. Theyre not.

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Re: GPA Addendum

Postby Goodman » Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:06 pm

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Re: GPA Addendum

Postby Nova » Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:09 pm

Good luck!

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Re: GPA Addendum

Postby 20130312 » Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:09 pm

Goodman wrote:Thanks for the feedback, everyone. I know 3.82 isn't bad. I'm just freaking out and want to give myself every advantage I can. But I definitely don't want to clutter up my apps with unnecessary addenda. So, again, thanks.

Sorry if I came off like a jerk, just wanted to put things in perspective. Good luck!

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Re: GPA Addendum

Postby gaud » Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:15 pm

Nova wrote:Good luck!




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