Will too many Ws effect my chances a lot?

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Will too many Ws effect my chances a lot?

Postby aaajjjbbb » Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:59 pm

Well I'm a junior now and have 3.4...but I've already had 3 Ws(non punitive, I know they won't be counted in lsac gpa) And the reasons were schedule conflicts.This semester I found that I might receive a D in one of my courses.(others will be A or A-) A D will hurt my GPA a lot...but someone told me that 4 withdrawals will effect my chances of get in law school a lot...so I wonder is a D better than fourth W? If I have 4 Ws, will it be hard for me to get in T20 even if I have 3.5 and 175+? (I don't mean that I'm sure I'll get 175, just for example)

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Re: Will too many Ws effect my chances a lot?

Postby maybeman » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:01 pm

W >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> D

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Re: Will too many Ws effect my chances a lot?

Postby aaajjjbbb » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:07 pm

maybeman wrote:W >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> D

Thank you...I'm sure that the first W will be better than a D, but this is my fourth W...

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Re: Will too many Ws effect my chances a lot?

Postby Ntp73821 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:19 pm

aaajjjbbb wrote:
maybeman wrote:W >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> D

Thank you...I'm sure that the first W will be better than a D, but this is my fourth W...


Not much can look worse than a D, take the W.

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Re: Will too many Ws effect my chances a lot?

Postby aaajjjbbb » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:22 pm

Ntp73821 wrote:
aaajjjbbb wrote:
maybeman wrote:W >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> D

Thank you...I'm sure that the first W will be better than a D, but this is my fourth W...


Not much can look worse than a D, take the W.

Thanks a lot!

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Re: Will too many Ws effect my chances a lot?

Postby mcmand » Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:14 pm

Take the W.

I don't know what led to your potentially bad grade, but try to watch out for courses that you risk getting a D in. You're a junior now - talk to other students and get the scoop on classes you're thinking about taking and what professors' grading styles are. Plan ahead to avoid conflicts.




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