got in, now what do i maintain

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tekumamba
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got in, now what do i maintain

Postby tekumamba » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:13 am

i dont wanna be a slacker for the rest of the year, but i wanted to know what kind of GPA i need to keep for the remainder of the year. answers to this question for T6 school level please!

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby noobishned » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:15 am

I'm just trying to keep above median for my school. I don't really know what TCR is for this question though.

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby rad lulz » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:16 am

T6 that's serious bzns bro. If your GPA doesn't go up I'd consider myself on thin ice breh.

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby John_rizzy_rawls » Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:59 am

You're at Stanford/Columbia... how is that not motivation enough not to slack off?

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby tekumamba » Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:57 pm

John_rizzy_rawls wrote:You're at Stanford/Columbia... how is that not motivation enough not to slack off?


yeah i know. im just pretty burnt out from the course-load over the past 3.5 years and thought i might be able to catch a short break. i guess not! BACK INTO THE FIRE I GO!! thanks for the responses everyone

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby scifiguy » Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:14 pm

tekumamba wrote:
John_rizzy_rawls wrote:You're at Stanford/Columbia... how is that not motivation enough not to slack off?


yeah i know. im just pretty burnt out from the course-load over the past 3.5 years and thought i might be able to catch a short break. i guess not! BACK INTO THE FIRE I GO!! thanks for the responses everyone



For long-term motivation, you need inspiration and love of what you're doing.

For short-term, fear tactics could work.

I had an Ivy League friend whose mom kept fast food applications on hand and whenver he didnt' feel like doing homework or was slacking off she'd hand him those applications and tell him he might as well start signing up now, because that's where he'll be qualified to work if he didn't work hard in school.

That kind of thing can pump you up a bit short-term. But I think....yhou need something deeper long-term.

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby dingbat » Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:22 pm

You already got in, why do you need to maintain?
Also, can you take the rest of your semester pass/fail?

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby scifiguy » Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:23 pm

dingbat wrote:You already got in, why do you need to maintain?
Also, can you take the rest of your semester pass/fail?


Should still maintain good grades....senioritis can hurt later unexpectedly. Myabe he wants to do MBA later and they'll check gack at his grades.....or anything that requires grADES.

dON'T SLACK OFF NOW!

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby scifiguy » Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:26 pm

Also, my brother got senioritis after getting a good job out of college.

It hurt him when he applied to grad school later. His GPA could have been igher and he could have gotten a scholly. You just never know.

If anything, just do it because it's tehr ight thing to do. :mrgreen: But like I said, it can hurt unexpectedly too.

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby star fox » Wed Feb 06, 2013 6:45 pm

You got into a great law school presumably because you're pretty smart. I dunno what major you're in or how hard your classes are.. but you should be ok. Don't stop doing the things that have made you a successful student. Still go to class, work hard on assignments,, and study for exams. You don't need to have a 4.0 like you're probably used to (or close to) but don't do anything stupid and fail a class or have an embarrassingly low GPA. Maintain at least a 3.0, which should not be difficult to do. I wouldn't worry too much.

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby tekumamba » Wed Feb 06, 2013 10:03 pm

im just gonna close out these last two quarters the right way. this isnt a long-term motivation thing, i just needed some sleep. thanks for the support folks, i don't really know what i'd do without this website haha.

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby 2014 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:48 pm

Don't get D's or F's and if you insist on getting a C offset it with an A.

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby stillwater » Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:58 pm

dude, they just want your numbers. LOL at law admissions bumping you son cuz lil billy got a C+

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Re: got in, now what do i maintain

Postby Bronck » Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:56 am

pass/fail like a mofo, put in 0 effort and cruise with Bs since undergrad isn't difficult




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