Possibly silly LSAC GPA question

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Syme
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Possibly silly LSAC GPA question

Postby Syme » Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:30 pm

LSAC recently processed my undergraduate transcript. My official cumulative GPA according to my undergraduate transcript was a 3.72. LSAC is showing a cum of 3.75.

Is this discrepancy a mistake or is there a process about which I am unaware that has adjusted my GPA up?

Thanks for your insight!
Last edited by Syme on Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:35 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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rinkrat19
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Re: Possibly silly LSAC GPA question

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:31 pm

Did you have any A+ grades?

Or your school's numerical value of certain grades might be slightly off from LSAC's (3.3 instead of 3.33 for a B+ or something along those lines).

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Re: Possibly silly LSAC GPA question

Postby Syme » Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:38 pm

I did have a few A+ grades.

I gather that this kind of variation is not out of the ordinary.

Big follow up question:

I have manually input my GPA across the applications in a variety of places (resume, etc). Should I go back and change the 3.72 to a 3.75? Is there anything wrong with doing so?

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Re: Possibly silly LSAC GPA question

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:46 pm

Syme wrote:I did have a few A+ grades.

I gather that this kind of variation is not out of the ordinary.

Big follow up question:

I have manually input my GPA across the applications in a variety of places (resume, etc). Should I go back and change the 3.72 to a 3.75? Is there anything wrong with doing so?
You graduated from the school with THEIR GPA, not LSAC's adjusted GPA. Leaving it on the resume/applications is fine.

Also, the law schools don't really look at the GPA you enter in the various places anyway, they'll mainly be looking at the academic summary.

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Re: Possibly silly LSAC GPA question

Postby eaper » Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:09 am

Also, if you did any community college courses, those are factored into your LSAC GPA.




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