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Send updated transcript?

Send updated transcript?
« on: November 17, 2004, 11:51:49 PM »
I sent my transcripts in August (beat the rush!) .  The thing is I was taking summer classes at the time.  I sent them in right after summer semester and Im not sure if the final grades for my summer classes would be on there.  Should I send a new transcript? OR should I call LSAC, and would they actually be able to look at my transcript and tell me if my summer grades were on there?


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Re: Send updated transcript?
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2004, 11:55:53 PM »
can't you just look at your academic summary report and see how many units they gave you credit for and compare with your school transcript?

Re: Send updated transcript?
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2004, 11:58:19 PM »
haha funny i was just replying to ur thread.   :o  Well Im on quarter system, dont they convert it to semesters?

can't you just look at your academic summary report and see how many units they gave you credit for and compare with your school transcript?

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Re: Send updated transcript?
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2004, 12:07:50 AM »
have you always been on quarter system?  multiply your quarter units by 2/3rds to get your semester units.  if you took any JC classes, add your semester units to that number.  compare to what LSAC has for you.

or, check out my transcript excel file here:

http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,12303.0.html

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Re: Send updated transcript?
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2004, 08:30:04 PM »
If there's even a 1% chance that sending in new 'scripts will increase your GPA, then you should do it. It's what, $10 and maybe 10 minutes of your time? If you have any doubt whatsoever that LSAC has those grades, get new transcripts in ASAP. They should still be processed and sent out before most schools make the bulk of their decisions.

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Re: Send updated transcript?
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2004, 10:08:45 PM »
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