Law School Discussion

Stupid question about LSAC GPA

Stupid question about LSAC GPA
« on: November 24, 2008, 08:47:07 PM »
So, is this GPA used by law schools or do they mainly just look at the GPA that comes on your transcript from your undergrad? The reason why I ask is because I converted my GPA into an LSAC GPA and it was a bit higher. So I'm just wondering which one will actually be taken into consideration.

non parata est

  • ****
  • 1002
  • buh??
    • View Profile
Re: Stupid question about LSAC GPA
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2008, 08:53:58 PM »
They look at your LSAC GPA.  Congrats!

Re: Stupid question about LSAC GPA
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2008, 08:54:39 PM »
LSAC GPA is looked at almost exclusively

Re: Stupid question about LSAC GPA
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2008, 08:58:59 PM »
Wait, it's possible to get a GPA over a 4.0 if you have A+'s? Isn't that unfair to those of us who went to schools that didn't offer A+s?

Re: Stupid question about LSAC GPA
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2008, 09:05:02 PM »
Wait, it's possible to get a GPA over a 4.0 if you have A+'s? Isn't that unfair to those of us who went to schools that didn't offer A+s?

Yes, you can get over a 4.0, and yes it is unfair to people like me.  That's life  :)

Re: Stupid question about LSAC GPA
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2008, 09:12:25 PM »
Wait, it's possible to get a GPA over a 4.0 if you have A+'s? Isn't that unfair to those of us who went to schools that didn't offer A+s?

Yes, you can get over a 4.0, and yes it is unfair to people like me.  That's life  :)
So, in essence, the fact that my GPA is higher under the LSAC conversion means nothing because of this. Damn. . . . .

non parata est

  • ****
  • 1002
  • buh??
    • View Profile
Re: Stupid question about LSAC GPA
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2008, 09:27:31 PM »
No... it's good.  The fact that your GPA is higher under the LSAC conversion works in your favor.

Re: Stupid question about LSAC GPA
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2008, 02:54:03 PM »
How do I figure out what my GPA will be converted to?

Do I count my community college grades or just upper level, how does that all work?

Re: Stupid question about LSAC GPA
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2008, 03:16:13 PM »
All grades that count towards your bachelors degree (ie, everything you have taken before you graduated) will be counted

Re: Stupid question about LSAC GPA
« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2008, 03:38:29 PM »
EVERYTHING or just the classes used as credits towards graduation?