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Tess R.

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LSAC GPA AND UNDERGRAD MINOR QUESTIONS
« on: December 27, 2008, 11:44:49 AM »
Hello,

I know that LSAC converts an A- to a 3.67, but when I use the LSAC GPA calculator (http://www.lawpad.com/gpa_calculator/), it converts an A- to a 3.7. I have 6 A-s, and I'm worried now that my GPA won't be as high as I think it will because of this?

Another question - I have 9 classes left to finish my degree, and have about a 3.63 now. I think I'd have to get an A in all 9 of the classes that I have left to bring my GPA up to a 3.7. In order to get a minor in another subject, I have to take 5 classes in that subject. I have 3 classes in Psychology and Sociology, so I would only need 2 more in either to have a minor. Is this a good idea? It would only mean 1 more semester part-time, and maybe it would help bring up my GPA?

Thanks!

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Re: LSAC GPA AND UNDERGRAD MINOR QUESTIONS
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2008, 09:48:33 PM »
Anyone?

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Re: LSAC GPA AND UNDERGRAD MINOR QUESTIONS
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2008, 10:05:14 PM »
1. Yes, your GPA will be lower, if you're calculating A-s as 3.7s. LSAC will count them as 3.67.

2. 2 additional classes will raise your GPA only minimally, if at all. You'd be better off working/studying for the LSAT.