Can law schools revoke their offers?

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Can law schools revoke their offers?

Postby fekete » Fri Dec 05, 2014 7:58 pm

Hopefully someone can shed some light on my question,

I have been admitted to a few schools already and given some hefty scholarship money. I'm not, however, completely finished my last year of university, and some marks are still pending. To your knowledge, would any law school ever revoke the offer and or the scholarship money if I didn't maintain my GPA? What if my GPA were to drop slightly?

Any info is appreciated

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Re: Can law schools revoke their offers?

Postby ymmv » Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:00 pm

Unless a failing grade rendered you unable to graduate, no, probably not.

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Re: Can law schools revoke their offers?

Postby fekete » Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:08 pm

ymmv wrote:Unless a failing grade rendered you unable to graduate, no, probably not.


Oh okay, so it really does just come down to graduation or not. I ask because WUSTL writes on their admissions page that an offer is conditional until such time that they receive a transcript of your satisfactory completion of your undergraduate degree. So that threw me off a bit.

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Re: Can law schools revoke their offers?

Postby ymmv » Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:11 pm

fekete wrote:
ymmv wrote:Unless a failing grade rendered you unable to graduate, no, probably not.


Oh okay, so it really does just come down to graduation or not. I ask because WUSTL writes on their admissions page that an offer is conditional until such time that they receive a transcript of your satisfactory completion of your undergraduate degree. So that threw me off a bit.


Only a TTT institution would revoke a scholarship for a decrease in your final semester GPA. Unless your scholarship has explicit language saying "this award is conditional on maintaining a 3.X undergraduate GPA or above," don't worry about it. Just graduate on time.

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Re: Can law schools revoke their offers?

Postby fekete » Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:14 pm

ymmv wrote:
fekete wrote:
ymmv wrote:Unless a failing grade rendered you unable to graduate, no, probably not.


Oh okay, so it really does just come down to graduation or not. I ask because WUSTL writes on their admissions page that an offer is conditional until such time that they receive a transcript of your satisfactory completion of your undergraduate degree. So that threw me off a bit.


Only a TTT institution would revoke a scholarship for a decrease in your final semester GPA. Unless your scholarship has explicit language saying "this award is conditional on maintaining a 3.X undergraduate GPA or above," don't worry about it. Just graduate on time.


Please excuse my overwhelming ignorance. I'm from Canada. What does TTT mean?

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Re: Can law schools revoke their offers?

Postby ymmv » Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:16 pm

fekete wrote:
ymmv wrote:
fekete wrote:
ymmv wrote:Unless a failing grade rendered you unable to graduate, no, probably not.


Oh okay, so it really does just come down to graduation or not. I ask because WUSTL writes on their admissions page that an offer is conditional until such time that they receive a transcript of your satisfactory completion of your undergraduate degree. So that threw me off a bit.


Only a TTT institution would revoke a scholarship for a decrease in your final semester GPA. Unless your scholarship has explicit language saying "this award is conditional on maintaining a 3.X undergraduate GPA or above," don't worry about it. Just graduate on time.


Please excuse my overwhelming ignorance. I'm from Canada. What does TTT mean?


It's TLS lingo - a third tier toilet, basically the law school equivalent of a diploma mill. WUSTL is not one.

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Re: Can law schools revoke their offers?

Postby fekete » Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:41 pm

Oh, okay. Thank you so much! That's a relief.




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