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Postby Fantasyfreak294 » Tue Oct 25, 2016 7:53 pm

Is it standard procedure to send law schools an updated transcript when senior first semester grades come out? (For someone who applied pretty early in cycle).

Can I just not send it, unless asked? How often do schools ask for that, if ever?

If I don't send mine to schools I've applied to, does that look like I'm hiding something?

Basically I've found nothing on this issue online, on law school websites, or from anyone I've talked to. I might just be terrible at trying to find information. Either way, please help me out.

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Re: Senior Transcript

Postby ArtistOfManliness » Tue Oct 25, 2016 8:40 pm

Dunno the answer to any of your other questions, but I would send it when you get it.

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Re: Senior Transcript

Postby Rigo » Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:08 pm

Do you expect your GPA to fall and you don't want to advertise that before decisions or something?

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Re: Senior Transcript

Postby kneetap » Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:33 pm

also trying to find info on this. My GPA may suffer by like .1. Probably getting more B's than A's and am worried

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Re: Senior Transcript

Postby Ferrisjso » Fri Oct 28, 2016 1:52 pm

Yeah, I'm curious about this also. Is that something that people just do, or is it not necessary?

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Re: Senior Transcript

Postby goldenbear2020 » Fri Oct 28, 2016 1:58 pm

Law schools only have to report the last known LSAC GPA, not necessarily a GPA from the final transcript. For example, UVA has been known to suggest to applicants that they not update if an accepted student's GPA dropped in spring semester.

No idea how it looks to law school though.

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Re: Senior Transcript

Postby Fantasyfreak294 » Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:55 pm

Rigo wrote:Do you expect your GPA to fall and you don't want to advertise that before decisions or something?


That was what I originally thought- but I talked to my professors, and my grades won't be dropping (thank goodness).

I ended up emailing the admissions offices of the achoola I'm applying to, and here's the answer for anyone wondering: it apparently depends. About half of the schools I emailed said to send it in. The other half said not to.

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Re: Senior Transcript

Postby Fantasyfreak294 » Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:59 pm

kneetap wrote:also trying to find info on this. My GPA may suffer by like .1. Probably getting more B's than A's and am worried


What schools are you applying to? Message me, and I could write out which schools said to do what regarding transcripts (if we have any overlap for the schools we're applying to).



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