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LSAC Mistake

LSAC Mistake
« on: December 23, 2008, 01:55:27 PM »
I recently checked over my file at the LSAC and discovered an error in my transcript. When I sent my original transcript in August, the LSAC reported my GPA at a 3.58. I sent an updated transcript during the fall that reflected my adding a second major, though there was no actual new course work. However, the LSAC incorrectly reported my GPA as a 3.52. I just contacted the LSAC and they told me that they did in fact make an error and that my transcript will be updated by tomorrow. Should I send an email about it to my remaining schools? I'm kind of angry/freaking out about this.

Re: LSAC Mistake
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2008, 04:43:55 PM »
I would email each school and tell them.

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Re: LSAC Mistake
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2008, 05:23:42 PM »
I would email each school and tell them.

over .06? really? they'll get it when I get it is my opinion.

Re: LSAC Mistake
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2008, 05:31:36 PM »
Couldn't hurt to just let the schools know it's coming, could it?

Re: LSAC Mistake
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2008, 06:30:21 PM »
I would email each school and tell them.

over .06? really? they'll get it when I get it is my opinion.

Yeah, I just emailed them.

.06 may not be much if you have a higher GPA, but mine is borderline for my top choice schools, so I want those points back.

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Re: LSAC Mistake
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2008, 06:31:50 PM »
I would email each school and tell them.

over .06? really? they'll get it when I get it is my opinion.

Yeah, I just emailed them.

.06 may not be much if you have a higher GPA, but mine is borderline for my top choice schools, so I want those points back.

actually that's fair.  my mind has been changed.

Re: LSAC Mistake
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2008, 07:40:19 PM »
Yay, they fixed it! Crisis averted.

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Re: LSAC Mistake
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2008, 09:05:53 AM »
Any law students thinking there's a tort here for unreasonably causing harm to Tom's applications? Causation would be the hardest thing to prove...