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los blancos
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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby los blancos » Mon Dec 28, 2009 2:56 am

amidea wrote:
boilercat wrote:Anyone have any advice on whether it's worth an addendum for an upward GPA trend if there weren't really any serious circumstances behind it? Will they notice on their own?


I'm no expert but I don't think there's any reason to write an addendum for that, especially there's no explanation or circumstance behind it. Considering they've been doing this for years I'm sure they're very well trained to look for upward GPA trends and I don't think they're looking for an weak explanation because it pretty much explains itself. But what do I know?



That was my thought process, especially since they really seem to emphasize looking at the whole application and I don't think I'm an auto-reject. But the conventional wisdom on this site generally seems to follow the 'better safe than sorry' logic.

I'm already including an LSAT addendum (I'm a retake that gained 8 pts)

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby skyhvm » Mon Dec 28, 2009 5:40 am

Neelio...I heart you.

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby calicocat » Wed Dec 30, 2009 7:09 pm

I got another 4.1 this semester (last two semesters as well) my ugpa is 3.7... I'm gonna update my transcript with lsac but should I let Berkeley know I'm doing this? Any opinions? I was gonna shoot an email to some reaches telling them I was updating my transcript

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby CardinalRules » Wed Dec 30, 2009 7:11 pm

Oli wrote:I got another 4.1 this semester (last two semesters as well) my ugpa is 3.7... I'm gonna update my transcript with lsac but should I let Berkeley know I'm doing this? Any opinions? I was gonna shoot an email to some reaches telling them I was updating my transcript


Boalt <3 high GPA, so make sure that they know about it.

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby regatsrj » Wed Dec 30, 2009 7:28 pm

Managamy, stop being so damned helpful. I know it's Berkeley and all, but save the collegial, helpful attitude until after my spot at Boalt (and yours) is secure.

Oli, I think you should do nothing. Berkeley <3 silent types.

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby CardinalRules » Wed Dec 30, 2009 7:37 pm

regatsrj wrote:Managamy, stop being so damned helpful. I know it's Berkeley and all, but save the collegial, helpful attitude until after my spot at Boalt (and yours) is secure.

Oli, I think you should do nothing. Berkeley <3 silent types.


Ahhh, no wonder they don't <3 me. :P Nobody has ever accused me of being a silent type; in fact, I'm fairly well-known for my loquacity.

Poor Oli won't know what to do now. :wink:

I merely repeat conventional wisdom that was often spouted on this thread. No individual insight is involved.

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby calicocat » Wed Dec 30, 2009 8:44 pm

Sigh...and competition rears it's ugly face on tls once more...thanks managamy, so should I nix my plan of knocking on dean tom's bedroom window while waving my transcript around in circles?

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby knola002 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 8:48 pm

Oli wrote:Sigh...and competition rears it's ugly face on tls once more...thanks managamy, so should I nix my plan of knocking on dean tom's bedroom window while waving my transcript around in circles?
Only if you were going to do it tonight, I already made a reservation. Try tomorrow.

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby CardinalRules » Wed Dec 30, 2009 9:04 pm

Oli wrote:Sigh...and competition rears it's ugly face on tls once more...thanks managamy, so should I nix my plan of knocking on dean tom's bedroom window while waving my transcript around in circles?


This thread always brings out A-level humor. Where is veritas?

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby calicocat » Wed Dec 30, 2009 9:27 pm

managamy wrote:
Oli wrote:Sigh...and competition rears it's ugly face on tls once more...thanks managamy, so should I nix my plan of knocking on dean tom's bedroom window while waving my transcript around in circles?


This thread always brings out A-level humor. Where is veritas?

I miss him

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby Veritas » Wed Dec 30, 2009 9:52 pm

hai :oops: I'm here!

This time of year is busy for me: Christmas, my birthday, my brother's birthday and then New Years! All between the 25th and the 1st!


Dean Tom,

My birthday has come and gone; however, it's never too late for a delayed Birthday gift :wink: Each passing day my dreams fade a little more into obscurity, but I'm holding out hope.

<3 Veri

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby CardinalRules » Wed Dec 30, 2009 9:54 pm

Veritas wrote:hai :oops: I'm here!

This time of year is busy for me: Christmas, my birthday, my brother's birthday and then New Years! All between the 25th and the 1st!


Dean Tom,

My birthday has come and gone; however, it's never too late for a delayed Birthday gift :wink: Each passing day my dreams fade a little more into obscurity, but I'm holding out hope.

<3 Veri


Wow, all of your holidays come at once! You must have eaten half a ton of cake by now.

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby thorntll » Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:10 pm

You peeps gotta stop changing your avatars... I don't even know who I'm looking at!

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby CardinalRules » Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:11 pm

thorntll wrote:You peeps gotta stop changing your avatars... I don't even know who I'm looking at!


It's a good-luck thing for me. I explained on the NYU thread.

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby regatsrj » Thu Dec 31, 2009 12:58 am

Oli wrote:Sigh...and competition rears it's ugly face on tls once more...thanks managamy, so should I nix my plan of knocking on dean tom's bedroom window while waving my transcript around in circles?


hey my face isn't ugly

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby CardinalRules » Thu Dec 31, 2009 1:08 am

regatsrj wrote:
Oli wrote:Sigh...and competition rears it's ugly face on tls once more...thanks managamy, so should I nix my plan of knocking on dean tom's bedroom window while waving my transcript around in circles?


hey my face isn't ugly


My avatar makes anyone's face look ugly. :P

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby Veritas » Thu Dec 31, 2009 1:28 am

managamy wrote:
regatsrj wrote:
Oli wrote:Sigh...and competition rears it's ugly face on tls once more...thanks managamy, so should I nix my plan of knocking on dean tom's bedroom window while waving my transcript around in circles?


hey my face isn't ugly


My avatar makes anyone's face look ugly. :P

clearly, we haven't met.

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby calicocat » Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:41 am

Veritas wrote:
managamy wrote:
regatsrj wrote:
Oli wrote:Sigh...and competition rears it's ugly face on tls once more...thanks managamy, so should I nix my plan of knocking on dean tom's bedroom window while waving my transcript around in circles?


hey my face isn't ugly


My avatar makes anyone's face look ugly. :P

clearly, we haven't met.

lol I'm hotter than managamy's avatar too

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby Veritas » Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:48 am

Oli wrote:
Veritas wrote:lol I'm hotter than managamy's avatar too

umm, then we need to meet. :wink:








:oops:

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby calicocat » Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:57 am

Veritas wrote:
Oli wrote:
Veritas wrote:lol I'm hotter than managamy's avatar too

umm, then we need to meet. :wink:








:oops:

Haha I love you veri ill self tar another time I'm too drunk right now :p

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby Veritas » Thu Dec 31, 2009 3:04 am

Oli wrote:
Veritas wrote:
Oli wrote:
Veritas wrote:lol I'm hotter than managamy's avatar too

umm, then we need to meet. :wink:








:oops:

Haha I love you veri ill self tar another time I'm too drunk right now :p

:shock: Zomg, that worked


8)

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby los blancos » Thu Dec 31, 2009 3:09 am

getting real close to submitting my app...

berkeley berkeley oh berkeley i would write songs for you oh boalt


surely if they knew how bad i wanted it they'd let me in. :mrgreen: i hope for my sake there's a berk adcomm who reads this thread

i seriously wish i could trade 2 lsat points for 0.2

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby calicocat » Thu Dec 31, 2009 3:15 am

:wink:

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby skip james » Thu Dec 31, 2009 3:42 am

managamy wrote:Nobody has ever accused me of being a silent type; in fact, I'm fairly well-known for my loquacity.


i hate it when people use words like this.

why oh why managamy, can't you just say 'talkative'? or 'i like to babble?' why oh why must you make me use the online thesaurus? again. and again.

on a side note, i also hate it when people use the word 'indeed' at the end (or beginning) of a sentence.

like 'it is indeed, good sir!' or 'indeed, i do seem to have fallen down an abandoned well!'

in-fucking-deed.

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Re: Berkeley 2010

Postby steelerfan87 » Thu Dec 31, 2009 4:05 am

skip james wrote:on a side note, i also hate it when people use the word 'indeed' at the end (or beginning) of a sentence.

like 'it is indeed, good sir!' or 'indeed, i do seem to have fallen down an abandoned well!'

in-fucking-deed.


indeed, didnt ur first example use indeed in the middle of the sentence? sure at the end of a clause but no real sentence ending punctuation following it, indeed.




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