GPA Rank on app

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armysgt
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GPA Rank on app

Postby armysgt » Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:56 pm

Has anyone considered putting the "percentile rank" from the LSAC Academic Report?

For example, a 3.7 may not be highest GPA when applying to HYS, but I'm sure it looks more impressive if it says something like "Rank: 95th percentile (LSAC)."

Any thoughts on this?

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t-14orbust
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Re: GPA Rank on app

Postby t-14orbust » Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:57 pm

I think it might be ok to put on your resume. They'll see it nonetheless though so I doubt it will make a difference

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052220151
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Re: GPA Rank on app

Postby 052220151 » Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:21 pm

It doesn't matter

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Happy Gilmore
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Re: GPA Rank on app

Postby Happy Gilmore » Thu Oct 03, 2013 11:54 pm

my school won't tell me it until after graduation.

I just put N/A on the apps. (actually I may have left it blank). Basically what I'm saying is it doesn't matter as deputy said above.

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Re: GPA Rank on app

Postby hephaestus » Thu Oct 03, 2013 11:56 pm

deputydog wrote:It doesn't matter

This.

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stillwater
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Re: GPA Rank on app

Postby stillwater » Thu Oct 03, 2013 11:57 pm

uhhhhh its not even necessarily to fill the hack LSAC form. no one cares. they want dat LSGPA and LSAT.

armysgt
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Re: GPA Rank on app

Postby armysgt » Fri Oct 04, 2013 6:35 am

Well, supposing that I do put it on, I was concerned with the fact that it's not the actual ranking of all the students, but one provided by LSAC that compares me to every student from my school that had their GPA processed by LSAC within the last three years (hence the "LSAC" in parentheses).

It probably won't matter all that much as many of you say, but it can't hurt, can it?

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Re: GPA Rank on app

Postby 052220151 » Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:12 pm

armysgt wrote:Well, supposing that I do put it on, I was concerned with the fact that it's not the actual ranking of all the students, but one provided by LSAC that compares me to every student from my school that had their GPA processed by LSAC within the last three years (hence the "LSAC" in parentheses).

It probably won't matter all that much as many of you say, but it can't hurt, can it?


No one cares. Your 3.7 is the same as a 3.7 from a different school. Your 3.7 isn't any more special than any other 3.7.

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Re: GPA Rank on app

Postby Cicero76 » Sat Oct 05, 2013 12:50 pm

Don't do this. If they're wondering what your 3.7 means, they'll look at the CAS report.




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