4.0 GPA in law school?

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4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby Philosopher King » Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:47 pm

Is it reasonably possible to get a 4.0 GPA in law school?

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby Bildungsroman » Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:48 pm

What does a 4.0 mean? Can you put that on a standard 155 - 186 scale?

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby Philosopher King » Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:49 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:What does a 4.0 mean? Can you put that on a standard 155 - 186 scale?


What!? I thought law schools used the GPA system just like undergraduate schools.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby Bildungsroman » Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:50 pm

Philosopher King wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:What does a 4.0 mean? Can you put that on a standard 155 - 186 scale?


What!? I thought law schools used the GPA system just like undergraduate schools.

I'm pretty sure every truly elite school uses the 155 - 186 scale.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby ggibelli » Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:51 pm

oh boy..

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby bk1 » Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:54 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
Philosopher King wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:What does a 4.0 mean? Can you put that on a standard 155 - 186 scale?


What!? I thought law schools used the GPA system just like undergraduate schools.

I'm pretty sure every truly elite school uses the 155 - 186 scale.


I think it's normally referred to as the modified LSATTT standard.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby patrickd139 » Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:54 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
Philosopher King wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:What does a 4.0 mean? Can you put that on a standard 155 - 186 scale?


What!? I thought law schools used the GPA system just like undergraduate schools.

I'm pretty sure every truly elite school uses the 155 - 186 scale.

Horse shit. That's blatant anti-OU Law trolling.

OU Law wrote:The grades given in the College of Law and the numerical grade point value are as follows: A+ = 12, A = 11, A- = 10, B+ = 9, B = 8, B- = 7, C+ = 6, C = 5, C- = 4, D+ = 3, D = 2, D- = 1, F = 0. The grades of Incomplete (I), Withdrawal Passing (W), Satisfactory (S) and Unsatisfactory (U) have no numerical value and are not included in the calculation of a student’s grade point average. Certain courses are graded on a Satisfactory (S)/Unsatisfactory (U) basis. Students do not have the option of choosing to be graded S/U.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby paulinaporizkova » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:11 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
Philosopher King wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:What does a 4.0 mean? Can you put that on a standard 155 - 186 scale?


What!? I thought law schools used the GPA system just like undergraduate schools.

I'm pretty sure every truly elite school uses the 155 - 186 scale.


okay, i loled.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:18 pm

Will you sue your school if it's not possible?

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby kalvano » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:23 pm

Philosopher King wrote:Is it reasonably possible to get a 4.0 GPA in law school?


For one semester? Or for the whole time?

Define reasonably possible.

Also relevant is how stupid everyone around you might be.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby D'Angelo » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:23 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:Will you sue your school if it's not possible?

No. I'm sure Philosopher King will be pleased to report that since law school classes require an entire semester's worth of continuous and steady work rather than simply a single one-off crapshoot, law school classes are therefore a true and complete test of your abilities.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby Philosopher King » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:25 pm

D'Angelo wrote:
Mal Reynolds wrote:Will you sue your school if it's not possible?

No. I'm sure Philosopher King will be pleased to report that since law school classes require an entire semester's worth of continuous and steady work rather than simply a single one-off crapshoot, law school classes are therefore a true and complete test of your abilities.


I agree. Good point.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby American_in_China » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:26 pm

D'Angelo wrote:
Mal Reynolds wrote:Will you sue your school if it's not possible?

No. I'm sure Philosopher King will be pleased to report that since law school classes require an entire semester's worth of continuous and steady work rather than simply a single one-off crapshoot, law school classes are therefore a true and complete test of your abilities.


Ignoring the fact that your entire grade boils down to one big exam, ala the LSAT. but he'll sue for double time on that too.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:26 pm

Philosopher King wrote:
D'Angelo wrote:
Mal Reynolds wrote:Will you sue your school if it's not possible?

No. I'm sure Philosopher King will be pleased to report that since law school classes require an entire semester's worth of continuous and steady work rather than simply a single one-off crapshoot, law school classes are therefore a true and complete test of your abilities.


I agree. Good point.


WHOOSH.

ETA: joke explanation for the whoosh was scooped.
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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby D'Angelo » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:27 pm

And boom goes the dynamite.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:33 pm

:lol: :lol: This thread delivers.

OP: Class rank is what matters the most, not GPA.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby Philosopher King » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:34 pm

Richie Tenenbaum wrote::lol: :lol: This thread delivers.


What is meant by this?

Richie Tenenbaum wrote:OP: Class rank is what matters the most, not GPA.


Ok thanks.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:38 pm

Philosopher King wrote:
Richie Tenenbaum wrote::lol: :lol: This thread delivers.


What is meant by this?


What is meant: I enjoyed reading this thread because of the jokes involved in it. Your threads are usually very painfully annoying, but this was mostly filled with humor.

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Re: 4.0 GPA in law school?

Postby Tiago Splitter » Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:04 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
Philosopher King wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:What does a 4.0 mean? Can you put that on a standard 155 - 186 scale?


What!? I thought law schools used the GPA system just like undergraduate schools.

I'm pretty sure every truly elite school uses the 155 - 186 scale.


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