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Delete this thread please. I got my answer

Postby mvonh001 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:15 pm

got my answer thanks everyone for your input. Mods can delete this thread.
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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby Cobretti » Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:00 pm

mvonh001 wrote:Will it make a difference? I ask because if i take 27 credits this summer ill end up with a 3.27 assuming all A's, but if i take 30 credits ill get a 3.45, but if i get just 1 B+ out of those 30 credits it will drop down to a 3.43. So im wondering if i should take the extra class or just take 9 classes and be able to focus all of my attention on them. But now after typing this i realize that what will 1 more class really do?? am i right, or wrong? whats your opinion?

all the T14s have a strict 3.45 minimum GPA floor, definitely do everything you can to hit that. you're lucky you brought this to TLS before it was too late.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby ManOfTheMinute » Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:01 pm

mrizza wrote:
mvonh001 wrote:Will it make a difference? I ask because if i take 27 credits this summer ill end up with a 3.27 assuming all A's, but if i take 30 credits ill get a 3.45, but if i get just 1 B+ out of those 30 credits it will drop down to a 3.43. So im wondering if i should take the extra class or just take 9 classes and be able to focus all of my attention on them. But now after typing this i realize that what will 1 more class really do?? am i right, or wrong? whats your opinion?

all the T14s have a strict 3.45 minimum GPA floor, definitely do everything you can to hit that. you're lucky you brought this to TLS before it was too late.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:03 pm

LOL

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby hephaestus » Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:05 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:LOL

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby elterrible78 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:05 pm

ManOfTheMinute wrote:
mrizza wrote:
mvonh001 wrote:Will it make a difference? I ask because if i take 27 credits this summer ill end up with a 3.27 assuming all A's, but if i take 30 credits ill get a 3.45, but if i get just 1 B+ out of those 30 credits it will drop down to a 3.43. So im wondering if i should take the extra class or just take 9 classes and be able to focus all of my attention on them. But now after typing this i realize that what will 1 more class really do?? am i right, or wrong? whats your opinion?

all the T14s have a strict 3.45 minimum GPA floor, definitely do everything you can to hit that. you're lucky you brought this to TLS before it was too late.


Look, let's err on the side of caution here, although I realize there are many, many posters who cherish any opportunity to be smug assholes, and this does seem to be an absurd question.

OP, no difference at all. Like, zero.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby dr123 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:11 pm

you're going to take 27 credits in the summer? teh fuck man?

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby mvonh001 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:59 pm

ya i need to get my GPA from a 3.27 up as high as possible.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby star fox » Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:17 am

That's a shit ton of hours for summer. You sure you'll be able to handle all of that getting all A's? Summer courses moves at a pretty fast pace.

Just saying, don't take a bunch of hours to raise your GPA and then have it backfire and your GPA suffers. But if you think you can do it then best of luck to you.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby guano » Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:24 am

mvonh001 wrote:ya i need to get my GPA from a 3.27 up as high as possible.

Considering you have a 3.27, why would you be
mvonh001 wrote:assuming all A's
:?:

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby mvonh001 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:00 am

I transfered into a new school with a 2.37 because of personal reasons, I have a 3.91 at my newest university. Which is much more indicative of my capabilities.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby guano » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:02 am

mvonh001 wrote:I transfered into a new school with a 2.37 because of personal reasons, I have a 3.91 at my newest university. Which is much more indicative of my capabilities.

Good for you. Good luck

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby mvonh001 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:03 am

john7234797 wrote:That's a shit ton of hours for summer. You sure you'll be able to handle all of that getting all A's? Summer courses moves at a pretty fast pace.

Just saying, don't take a bunch of hours to raise your GPA and then have it backfire and your GPA suffers. But if you think you can do it then best of luck to you.



Ya i think i can handle it. Im not working and just assume that my days will consist of about 4-5 hours of school work, considering that 27 credits means ~27 hours of class time per week i figure its less than a full time job.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby mvonh001 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:03 am

guano wrote:
mvonh001 wrote:I transfered into a new school with a 2.37 because of personal reasons, I have a 3.91 at my newest university. Which is much more indicative of my capabilities.

Good for you. Good luck


thanks. appreciate it.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby WokeUpInACar » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:05 am

mvonh001 wrote:
john7234797 wrote:That's a shit ton of hours for summer. You sure you'll be able to handle all of that getting all A's? Summer courses moves at a pretty fast pace.

Just saying, don't take a bunch of hours to raise your GPA and then have it backfire and your GPA suffers. But if you think you can do it then best of luck to you.



Ya i think i can handle it. Im not working and just assume that my days will consist of about 4-5 hours of school work, considering that 27 credits means ~27 hours of class time per week i figure its less than a full time job.

Ummm, how about time out of class?

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby mvonh001 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:09 am

with the classes im taking, i don't think I will need to be spending much time out of class, but just incase that is why i said 4-5 hours per day. that equals roughly 35 hours a week of learning/study time. I think that i sufficient. But who knows, maybe i will have to adjust the time i spend accordingly.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby dproduct » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:10 am

ImNoScar wrote:
Mal Reynolds wrote:LOL

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby DoveBodyWash » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:12 am

dr123 wrote:you're going to take 27 credits in the summer? teh fuck man?

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby mvonh001 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:14 am

i don't want to take that many credits. If there was a way i could get my gpa up higher i would, but im graduating in december and would like to have the GPA that im going to be applying with be in the 3.4 -3.45 range. wouldnt you do what ever you could to do that (if you needed to)?

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby DoveBodyWash » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:17 am

mvonh001 wrote:i don't want to take that many credits. If there was a way i could get my gpa up higher i would, but im graduating in december and would like to have the GPA that im going to be applying with be in the 3.4 -3.45 range. wouldnt you do what ever you could to do that (if you needed to)?


I mean I don't think any of us would necessarily disagree with putting in a lot of effort for a GPA increase...but a 3.44 versus 3.45 doesn't justify the effort in any sense of the term

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby jcg » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:17 am

Yea it will make a difference but clearly not that much. Be careful not to get burned out.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby mvonh001 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:20 am

cusenation wrote:
mvonh001 wrote:i don't want to take that many credits. If there was a way i could get my gpa up higher i would, but im graduating in december and would like to have the GPA that im going to be applying with be in the 3.4 -3.45 range. wouldnt you do what ever you could to do that (if you needed to)?


I mean I don't think any of us would necessarily disagree with putting in a lot of effort for a GPA increase...but a 3.44 versus 3.45 doesn't justify the effort in any sense of the term


Without taking the credits im going to have a 3.27, with the credits over the summer ill have a 3.44/3.45... Pretty big jump, i think its worth it.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby jrsbaseball5 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:22 am

What is the max credit hours you have ever taken? 27 seems like an absurd amount, especially for the summer. Even cake classes with busy work would be tough.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby mvonh001 » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:25 am

jrsbaseball5 wrote:What is the max credit hours you have ever taken? 27 seems like an absurd amount, especially for the summer. Even cake classes with busy work would be tough.


tough i can handle. impossible i can't.

Let's just hope that it is tough, for my GPA/future's sake.

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Re: 3.44 vs 3.45

Postby WhatOurBodiesAreFor » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:32 am

The only way this could make a non-negligible difference is if a school sets 3.45 as a target for their 25, 50, or 75. Otherwise the difference is infinitesimal. 30 hours seems to be a lot so if I were you I would take the 27 and increase your odds of getting all As.




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