Fall GPA

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King Cayuga
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Fall GPA

Postby King Cayuga » Tue Dec 17, 2013 9:57 pm

I applied to law schools in October with 3.74 LSAC GPA, but it looks like my grades from this semester will net me a 3.79 LSAC GPA overall. Should I send an updated transcript to all of the schools that haven't responded to me yet, or is it not worth it?

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Re: Fall GPA

Postby North » Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:21 pm

King Cayuga wrote:I applied to law schools in October with 3.74 LSAC GPA, but it looks like my grades from this semester will net me a 3.79 LSAC GPA overall. Should I send an updated transcript to all of the schools that haven't responded to me yet, or is it not worth it?

If it costs you nothing to have your school send out transcripts, then absolutely.

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Re: Fall GPA

Postby drevo » Wed Dec 18, 2013 4:31 am

King Cayuga wrote:I applied to law schools in October with 3.74 LSAC GPA, but it looks like my grades from this semester will net me a 3.79 LSAC GPA overall. Should I send an updated transcript to all of the schools that haven't responded to me yet, or is it not worth it?


I'm pretty sure I have read either on individual schools applications and/or on LSAC's site that you are required to send in updated transcripts if anything changes, i.e. new grades come out. In my 0L, also applying this cycle, humble opinion I would say you should definitely send them an update. My GPA is a few ticks south of yours and I am in a similar situation where it looks like I'll be going up .03 or so and I am definitely going to spend the $7 and have my school send them as soon as my grades are in.

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Re: Fall GPA

Postby Nova » Wed Dec 18, 2013 4:35 am

yes.

It may be the difference between above and below median at some schools

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Re: Fall GPA

Postby mylifeis24 » Wed Dec 18, 2013 11:09 pm

Do we have our undergraduate institutions send them to the law schools directly, or do we send updated transcripts to LSAC?

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Re: Fall GPA

Postby North » Wed Dec 18, 2013 11:22 pm

mylifeis24 wrote:Do we have our undergraduate institutions send them to the law schools directly, or do we send updated transcripts to LSAC?

LSAC.

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Re: Fall GPA

Postby King Cayuga » Thu Dec 19, 2013 3:13 am

After doing some research on LSN even a small GPA boost could be the difference between $ and $$ at Cornell and waitlist and admission at Duke(for someone with my LSAT score). I'll be sure to send my new transcript to LSAC ASAP. Thanks for the help everyone!




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