What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

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sarcasticzebra
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What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

Postby sarcasticzebra » Tue Jul 16, 2013 2:48 pm

Curious, what is the highest number of non-punitive Ws you had on transcript and still got into law school or a decent law school? what was your gpa/lsat score as well?

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sinfiery
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Re: What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

Postby sinfiery » Tue Jul 16, 2013 3:30 pm

4

Cycle in profile

All mine were because either because the class had to much of a value on attendance or I didn't like the teacher. Didn't write any explanation
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Re: What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

Postby Ohiobumpkin » Tue Jul 16, 2013 3:42 pm

4-5. 3/4 or 4/5 were for medical reasons, while the remaining one was for scheduling. Didn't hurt me since I wrote an addendum.

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Re: What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

Postby pupshaw » Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:08 pm

Ohiobumpkin wrote:4-5. 3/4 or 4/5 were for medical reasons, while the remaining one was for scheduling. Didn't hurt me since I wrote an addendum they don't matter.


FYP.

I can't remember the exact number I had, but it was in the neighborhood of 6. No addendum, made no difference, I'm at H now.

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Re: What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

Postby lukertin » Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:12 pm

0, tho i got a punitive W for not showing up to class lololololol

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Re: What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

Postby tiffanyrussell10 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:06 pm

lukertin, just curious what school it was, as i didnt think Ws were punitive?

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Re: What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

Postby StillIll » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:40 pm

I had 3 non-punitive Ws, going to CLS this fall off of waitlist. So it can happen.

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Re: What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

Postby Rory19 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:41 pm

7

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Re: What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

Postby lukertin » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:45 pm

tiffanyrussell10 wrote:lukertin, just curious what school it was, as i didnt think Ws were punitive?

It showed up as a Required Withdrawal, as opposed to Voluntary Withdrawal. There's a difference, and I would think the first one is 'punitive'.

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Re: What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

Postby Darmody » Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:13 pm

0. I'm surprised people here have so many withdrawals. I didn't know it was this common.

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Re: What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

Postby jbagelboy » Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:14 pm

Yo:

Chill the fuck out about withdrawals.

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Re: What is the highest amount of non-punitive Ws you had?

Postby tiffanyrussell10 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:51 am

I am surprised people have a great deal of Withdrawals too (as I have a few). Since LSAC is inconsistent in how they treat them, I talked to someone who went the same undergrad as me who applied to law school and he said his Ws were omitted. Do you think that if they are omitted for one person at the same school, they will for myself too. Do they have a guide before they summarize transcripts of what is omitted for each school or do they individually look at how each W is worded?




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