Too many A+s?

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Too many A+s?

Postby hkbro » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:04 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby UVA2B » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:05 pm

No.

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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby rpupkin » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:11 pm

The answer is "no," but I'm curious about something: how were you planning to "intentionally" not get anymore A+s?

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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby hkbro » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:25 pm

Haha by not turning in some HWs. Or submit late assignment to make sure I get some points taken off.

Anything over 93 is an A at my school, and usually over 97 or 98 for A+.

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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby rpupkin » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:31 pm

hkbro wrote:Haha by not turning in some HWs. Or submit late assignment to make sure I get some points taken off.

Anything over 93 is an A at my school, and usually over 97 or 98 for A+.

Do you get an A+ in every single class? If not, how can you be so sure that your missing/late HW submissions wouldn't result in a grade lower than an A? What if you performed worse than you expected on your final exam or paper?

Even if your "try not to get an A+" strategy made sense (which it does not), it seems like it would be risky.

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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby Ntp73821 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:47 pm

I read your post like six times trying to figure out how you thought it would be a good idea to purposely get a lower grade in a class... That will literally never be a good idea.

Side note: "Barely over a 3.9" is not "way under a 4.0"
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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby Rigo » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:02 am

Fix it Jesus.

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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby slurp » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:05 am

you're doing such a great job - keep it up!

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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby hkbro » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:08 am

Yes.. it would be a pretty risky move, that's why I asked in this forum to make sure that it's worth the risk. If anything, I would've shoot for 95-96 range just to be safe - I understand that the priority is getting something higher than 93. And going below 97 comes after the first priority.
However, judging by you all's comments, it looks like this was not a good strategy to begin with.

Also.. yes, I understand that 'barely over 3.9' is not wayyy under 4.0 in strict quantitative sense.
However, I felt like going over that 4.0 GPA threshold has certain psychological value. And with a 4.0, you would normally expect to see straight As. But, I guess such typical assumption doesn't apply to law school apps.

Thanks for all the replies you guys!
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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby rpupkin » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:13 am

hkbro wrote:Yes.. it would be a pretty risky move, that's why I asked in this forum to make sure that it's worth the risk. If anything, I would've shoot for 95-96 range just to be safe - I understand that the priority is getting something higher than 93. And going below 97 comes after the first priority.
However, judging by you all's comments, it looks like this was not a good strategy to begin with.

Also.. yes, I understand that 'barely over 3.9' is not wayyy under 4.0 in strict quantitative sense.
However, I felt like going over that 4.0 GPA threshold has certain psychological value. And with a 4.0, you would normally expect to see straight As. But, I guess such typical assumption doesn't apply to law school apps.

Thanks for all the replies you guys!
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I give you credit for sticking with this thread when the gang (myself included) was beating up on you a bit. Congrats on your stellar GPA.

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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby dabigchina » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:36 am

You should make sure your lsat isn't too high while you're at it.

Get a gentleman's 173. Only losers get 174+.

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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby whodareswins » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:40 am

Oh lordy you are overthinking this. You'll fit right in at law school!

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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby TheKingLives » Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:56 am

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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:07 am

This is a serious thread? OP give me what you're on!

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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:08 am

whodareswins wrote:Oh lordy you are overthinking this. You'll fit right in at law school!


This.

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Re: Too many A+s?

Postby 181plz » Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:24 pm

dabigchina wrote:You should make sure your lsat isn't too high while you're at it.

Get a gentleman's 173. Only losers get 174+.


+173



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