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Difference b/t Undergrad Cum. GPA college and Cum. across GPA?
« on: October 11, 2004, 10:56:41 PM »
I just found out my transcript got processed today by LSAC.  My computer is a little messed up so I couldn't access the page that describes what everything means.  Could someone tell me the diff. between my degree sumary GPA (3.51) and my cumulative GPA (3.17)?  I'm expecting the worst....

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Re: Difference b/t Undergrad Cum. GPA college and Cum. across GPA?
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2004, 11:03:47 PM »
your degree GPA is the one you earned at your degree granting institution for courses that counted towards your degree.  Unfortunately, the other one is the one law schools will look at.

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Re: Difference b/t Undergrad Cum. GPA college and Cum. across GPA?
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2004, 11:14:18 PM »
Well that's a real kick in the f-ing balls.  Thanks...

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Re: Difference b/t Undergrad Cum. GPA college and Cum. across GPA?
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2004, 11:27:07 PM »
One more question actually.  I spent one semster away in which I got a 2.4, while the worst I had ever done at my local comunity college was a 2.7.  However, this report has me down for a 2.45 for one of my semesters.  Is this an error or is this expected in the deviation of GPA when calculated by LSAC?  I think I'm gonna look over my old transcripts regardless.  Thanks...

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Re: Difference b/t Undergrad Cum. GPA college and Cum. across GPA?
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2004, 11:51:27 PM »
look over everything but calculate your GPA using LSAC's method.  They have it posted on their website.

They have to been known to make errors, and are apparently pretty good in correcting them.