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Husker54
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Freaking Out, Please Help LSAC Transcript Question

Postby Husker54 » Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:13 pm

I am sending in seat deposits, ect., for schools, and I ran across a thread where a guy had a GPA snafu. My cumulative GPA is 2.89 according to LSAC (including undergrad and two CC classes). However, when my main undergrad transcript was sent to LSAC, it said that my GPA was in the 3.0-3.5 (mostly A's and B's) range. My undergrad GPA was definitely below the 3.0 mark (around 2.9). I did not think anything of it since people said that LSAC calculates things differently (and I did mostly have As and Bs), but now I am worried. Was I supposed to edit my transcript once LSAC received it? I just left it alone at the 3.0-3.5 mark.

Any input would be appreciated, and I apologize if this is an ignorant question. I am just freaking out.

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Re: Freaking Out, Please Help LSAC Transcript Question

Postby yg13 » Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:26 pm

I honestly have no clue what you're asking... can you re-phrase your question? Confusing

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Re: Freaking Out, Please Help LSAC Transcript Question

Postby woeisme » Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:31 pm

Husker54 wrote:I am sending in seat deposits, ect., for schools, and I ran across a thread where a guy had a GPA snafu. My cumulative GPA is 2.89 according to LSAC (including undergrad and two CC classes). However, when my main undergrad transcript was sent to LSAC, it said that my GPA was in the 3.0-3.5 (mostly A's and B's) range. My undergrad GPA was definitely below the 3.0 mark (around 2.9). I did not think anything of it since people said that LSAC calculates things differently (and I did mostly have As and Bs), but now I am worried. Was I supposed to edit my transcript once LSAC received it? I just left it alone at the 3.0-3.5 mark.

Any input would be appreciated, and I apologize if this is an ignorant question. I am just freaking out.

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Edit your transcript once LSAC received it? Do you mean your resume? Is your concern that it looks like you're lying about your GPA? I'm not sure what you're asking.

If this is what you're asking, then you're fine. Your resume should reflect your "actual" GPA not your readjusted LSAC GPA.

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Re: Freaking Out, Please Help LSAC Transcript Question

Postby spleenworship » Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:43 pm

woeisme wrote:
Husker54 wrote:I am sending in seat deposits, ect., for schools, and I ran across a thread where a guy had a GPA snafu. My cumulative GPA is 2.89 according to LSAC (including undergrad and two CC classes). However, when my main undergrad transcript was sent to LSAC, it said that my GPA was in the 3.0-3.5 (mostly A's and B's) range. My undergrad GPA was definitely below the 3.0 mark (around 2.9). I did not think anything of it since people said that LSAC calculates things differently (and I did mostly have As and Bs), but now I am worried. Was I supposed to edit my transcript once LSAC received it? I just left it alone at the 3.0-3.5 mark.

Any input would be appreciated, and I apologize if this is an ignorant question. I am just freaking out.

Husker


Edit your transcript once LSAC received it? Do you mean your resume? Is your concern that it looks like you're lying about your GPA? I'm not sure what you're asking.

If this is what you're asking, then you're fine. Your resume should reflect your "actual" GPA not your readjusted LSAC GPA.


You can put LSAC GPA on you resume if you mark it as "LSAC GPA."

OP are you worried that LSAC added up your grades wrong, and that you'll be in trouble for that?

I would say that you want to use their method (they have a page explaining how it works) and go over your transcript and see how they did it. Maybe they were correct. If they did it wrong and it is particularly egregious, I would contact them and see what they can do to help you. If it is egregious it wouldn't be reasonable for you to use their calculation.

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Re: Freaking Out, Please Help LSAC Transcript Question

Postby 941law » Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:52 pm

i wouldn't worry about it. as long as lsac has every single trans, including your degree posted trans., you're fine. let them handle the gpa.




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