Impact of a Downward Trend

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Maybeohmaybe

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Impact of a Downward Trend

Post by Maybeohmaybe » Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:49 pm

I began my college career at a CC. I spent about 4 years there and finished with a 3.95 and about 120 units. I then transferred to a 4-year and will be graduating with a 3.65 (3.8,3.6,3.4,3.8).

In total my cumulative gpa would be around 3.85.

Would the downward trend in gpa and the high number of units in CC be red flags? My LSAT is a 162. I’m planning to apply next cycle.

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Re: Impact of a Downward Trend

Post by The Lsat Airbender » Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:26 pm

It's weird that you spent 8 years in college (to clarify: it's going to seem weird to admissions people absent a reason; I'm sure you had your reasons), but your LSAC uGPA is going to be the number that matters here, and 3.85 is pretty good.

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Re: Impact of a Downward Trend

Post by Maybeohmaybe » Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:50 pm

Thanks. It was 6 years in total (4 at CC and 2 at 4-year)

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Re: Impact of a Downward Trend

Post by The Lsat Airbender » Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:18 pm

Maybeohmaybe wrote:Thanks. It was 6 years in total (4 at CC and 2 at 4-year)
Ah, those are semesters above, not years. That's not even abnormal then. Congrats on the 3.85 and see what you can do to improve the LSAT if at all possible.

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