Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby king3780 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:09 pm

apper123 wrote:Got my last grade... A!!!!

Good for a 3.88 GPA. On a 3.0 curve... I have to have a shot at being #1 right?

For sure this must mean top 10 % I would think...


Farewell to Richmond.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby apper123 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:10 pm

king3780 wrote:
apper123 wrote:Got my last grade... A!!!!

Good for a 3.88 GPA. On a 3.0 curve... I have to have a shot at being #1 right?

For sure this must mean top 10 % I would think...


Farewell to Richmond.


lol

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby ak362 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:20 pm

Esc wrote:
apper123 wrote:Got my last grade... A!!!!

Good for a 3.88 GPA. On a 3.0 curve... I have to have a shot at being #1 right?

For sure this must mean top 10 % I would think...


quiet or Im gonna smack you. Your bubbliness is irritating the oozing sore that is my complete lack of grades.


Congrats on the good grades, but +1.

But seriously, I'm sure this means top 10% for you.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby seespotrun » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:21 pm

apper123 wrote:Got my last grade... A!!!!

Good for a 3.88 GPA. On a 3.0 curve... I have to have a shot at being #1 right?

For sure this must mean top 10 % I would think...


Awesome grades. Congrats. Here's to you crossing your fingers for me. Cheers!

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby 98234872348 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:43 pm

apper123 wrote:Got my last grade... A!!!!

Good for a 3.88 GPA. On a 3.0 curve... I have to have a shot at being #1 right?

For sure this must mean top 10 % I would think...

My school's curved on a 3.2 and 3.75 is top 5%, so...

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Postby 09042014 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:45 pm

mistergoft wrote:
apper123 wrote:Got my last grade... A!!!!

Good for a 3.88 GPA. On a 3.0 curve... I have to have a shot at being #1 right?

For sure this must mean top 10 % I would think...

My school's curved on a 3.2 and 3.75 is top 5%, so...


You still need to know the standard deviation to know for sure.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby 98234872348 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:46 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
mistergoft wrote:
apper123 wrote:Got my last grade... A!!!!

Good for a 3.88 GPA. On a 3.0 curve... I have to have a shot at being #1 right?

For sure this must mean top 10 % I would think...

My school's curved on a 3.2 and 3.75 is top 5%, so...


You still need to know the standard deviation to know for sure.

I concede this point, I am just providing anecdotal evidence for no reason in particular...

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:57 pm

My school is curved around an 85, so a 3.something would be like...bottom 0.0000001%

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby apper123 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:58 pm

I'll still be in this thread sweating for all you guys too. I appreciate the support and apologize for any douchey posts.

If it helps, there was a 5-way tie (class of 160 or so) for #1 at the end of the entire year last year at a 3.91. That has me a little nervous. I feel like that's an anomaly, though.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby mallard » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:59 pm

You can pretty safely say you're in the top 5% if that's the case, though. Like very safely.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby apper123 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:00 pm

GULC one time?

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby 98234872348 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:02 pm

apper123 wrote:GULC one time?

Are your plans to transfer? If you're at a T1, you can do better than that I assure you...

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby apper123 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:03 pm

mistergoft wrote:
apper123 wrote:GULC one time?

Are your plans to transfer? If you're at a T1, you can do better than that I assure you...


mid tier 2... and im just talking EA

my plans are to get more $$$ here or transfer, yes
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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:03 pm

mistergoft wrote:
apper123 wrote:GULC one time?

Are your plans to transfer? If you're at a T1, you can do better than that I assure you...

Maybe he has the hots for GULC.

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Postby apper123 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:04 pm

I just like the allure of GULC EA because it feels like grade insurance to me, assuming I get in. So if I screw up 2nd semester or get Swine flu on test day, I have a solid back up plan, assuming I don't really see a huge drop.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby 98234872348 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:05 pm

Lxw wrote:
mistergoft wrote:
apper123 wrote:GULC one time?

Are your plans to transfer? If you're at a T1, you can do better than that I assure you...

Maybe he has the hots for GULC.

With his grades, that's like a professional athlete having the hots for Drew Barrymore or something...

I predict you can probably get into Columbia/NYU/Chi if you continue those kind of grades...

Chi ED might be something to look into.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby Kohinoor » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:14 pm

apper123 wrote:I'll still be in this thread sweating for all you guys too. I appreciate the support and apologize for any douchey posts.

If it helps, there was a 5-way tie (class of 160 or so) for #1 at the end of the entire year last year at a 3.91. That has me a little nervous. I feel like that's an anomaly, though.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby apper123 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:15 pm

???

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby Cavalier » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:44 pm

Kohinoor wrote:
apper123 wrote:I'll still be in this thread sweating for all you guys too. I appreciate the support and apologize for any douchey posts.

If it helps, there was a 5-way tie (class of 160 or so) for #1 at the end of the entire year last year at a 3.91. That has me a little nervous. I feel like that's an anomaly, though.

lol. Even funnier that he doesn't see it.

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby apper123 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:46 pm

Cavalier wrote:
Kohinoor wrote:
apper123 wrote:I'll still be in this thread sweating for all you guys too. I appreciate the support and apologize for any douchey posts.

If it helps, there was a 5-way tie (class of 160 or so) for #1 at the end of the entire year last year at a 3.91. That has me a little nervous. I feel like that's an anomaly, though.

lol. Even funnier that he doesn't see it.


you UVA folk need to keep in mind I attend a lowly T2

(im also in class and probably should be paying attention and im not giving my full attention here)

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby apper123 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:47 pm

or maybe im just playing along :-)

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby Cavalier » Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:25 pm

you UVA folk need to keep in mind I attend a lowly T2

Oh, I didn't know that. In that case, brag away! Are you looking to transfer?

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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby apper123 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:31 pm

Cavalier wrote:
you UVA folk need to keep in mind I attend a lowly T2

Oh, I didn't know that. In that case, brag away! Are you looking to transfer?


Yeah. Probably shipping an app off to GULC EA. Any thoughts on my odds there? (or should I take this to another thread?)

Also, a LOT of people from my school transfer to UVA. Hint: we're nearly neighbors. Obviously that's contingent on my second semester grades, and I am not just banking on good grades again. Maybe I just got lucky???

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Postby thesealocust » Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:32 pm

edit: n/m
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Re: Waiting for 1L grades...so much worse than waiting for LSATs

Postby Cavalier » Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:36 pm

Yeah. Probably shipping an app off to GULC EA. Any thoughts on my odds there? (or should I take this to another thread?)

Also, a LOT of people from my school transfer to UVA. Hint: we're nearly neighbors. Obviously that's contingent on my second semester grades, and I am not just banking on good grades again. Maybe I just got lucky???

I don't know much about transfer chances, but I assume that with those grades, you'll be in an excellent position. If you need references from professors, obviously you should work on getting those.

I don't think anyone who does great in all of their classes merely "got lucky." If you did that well, you clearly know what you're doing.




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