How much do grade trends really matter?

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1republic
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How much do grade trends really matter?

Postby 1republic » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:16 pm

I hear everyone say increasing GPA trends are important, but I'm curious as to how much a role it plays. My overall lsdas GPA is around a 3.3, but my junior year was probably a 3.5 and my senior year around a 3.7. Since law schools are so big on their 25/75, I have a feeling it doesn't matter.

Anyone know for sure? Perhaps it's just a small soft factor in my favor, at most?

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Re: How much do grade trends really matter?

Postby djjf39 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:38 pm

Realistically, an upward grade trend is only used to distinguish you from other candidates that are metrically similar or identical.

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Re: How much do grade trends really matter?

Postby 1republic » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:45 pm

That makes sense. Thanks.

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Re: How much do grade trends really matter?

Postby capitalacq » Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:06 am

if tie
then upward > downward




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