LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

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LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby gmg » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:00 pm

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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby sparkytrainer » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:06 pm

Not really. Those grades will be reported and calculated into your gpa.

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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby gmg » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:10 pm

I know. So I just need to write an addendum?

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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby preamble » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:29 pm

If the W is non-punitive, it won't impact your GPA. The B's and the F will, unfortunately. How many credits were each class respectively?

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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby albanach » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:33 pm

gmg wrote:Is there anything I can do besides writing an addendum?


Not unless you can convince said college to amend your grades. Can either the W or F be made into a non-punitive withdrawl?

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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby gmg » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:43 pm

How would I tell if it's non-punitive? The F was 2 units

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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby gmg » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:47 pm

Needless to say, I HATE LSAC.

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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby albanach » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:48 pm

gmg wrote:How would I tell if it's non-punitive? The F was 2 units


Call the school's registrar and ask. Does a W on their transcript affect your school GPA.

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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby AJordan » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:51 pm

Your cum GPA is still going to be like 3.9.
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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby albanach » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:54 pm

AJordan wrote:Your cum GPA is still going to be like 3.9.


Yeah, I was just doing the math and realized this. It's really a non-issue unless OP is a reverse splitter.

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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby gmg » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:00 pm

albanach wrote:
gmg wrote:How would I tell if it's non-punitive? The F was 2 units


Call the school's registrar and ask. Does a W on their transcript affect your school GPA.


Thank you! Really appreciate all the help

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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby gmg » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:01 pm

albanach wrote:
AJordan wrote:Your cum GPA is still going to be like 3.9.


Yeah, I was just doing the math and realized this. It's really a non-issue unless OP is a reverse splitter.


I am. 164 LSAT

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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby sparkytrainer » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:09 pm

gmg wrote:
albanach wrote:
AJordan wrote:Your cum GPA is still going to be like 3.9.


Yeah, I was just doing the math and realized this. It's really a non-issue unless OP is a reverse splitter.


I am. 164 LSAT


There is no such thing as a reverse splitter- just someone who needs to retake.

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Re: LSAC GPA Issue. Need Advice

Postby albanach » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:10 pm

gmg wrote:I am. 164 LSAT


Then I understand the frustration. Obviously retaking the LSAT would be a smart move, but you already know that.

I think your only other option is to explore whether the F could be changed to a W, assuming those are non-punitive at the school. Do you have any good reason for the F? Some way you can explain to the tutor that you should have withdrawn but, given your age, didn't realize the potential consequences.

I've no idea if you'll have success. I imagine it's going to require a willing tutor, registrar and permissive school policies.

Also, retake the LSAT.



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