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Good lsat, catastrophic gpa

Good lsat, catastrophic gpa
« on: September 07, 2008, 12:09:24 AM »
I have an lsat score of 165 and graduated with a 3.1 gpa going to school full time while working 45-60 hrs. a week, not bad. However, when the grades from my first attempt at college are factored in my gpa plummets to somewhere in the 2.2-2.6 vicinity. My goal is a PT program in the NYC area. Is this hopeless?

Re: Good lsat, catastrophic gpa
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2008, 09:09:44 AM »
Ongoing obligations make staying local (NYC area) imperative. The aforementioned academic disaster happened more than 15 years ago, will that make any difference?

Re: Good lsat, catastrophic gpa
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2008, 01:07:05 PM »
Ongoing obligations make staying local (NYC area) imperative. The aforementioned academic disaster happened more than 15 years ago, will that make any difference?


It'll make a huge difference.  Did you do fun/interesting stuff in the mean time?  If so, you won't necessarily be in the clear, but you put yourself in a favorable position.

PJCITCR

Re: Good lsat, catastrophic gpa
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2008, 02:59:02 PM »
 :D :D