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Withdrawal on Transcript or Pass/Fail

Withdrawal on Transcript or Pass/Fail
« on: April 28, 2009, 09:26:13 PM »
How bad does having one "W" on your transcript look, and if there is a choice between having a "W" or taking a class Pass/Fail (instead of for a letter grade and knowing that you will pass), which would be better to do if one wants to go to law school?

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Re: Withdrawal on Transcript or Pass/Fail
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2009, 12:16:21 AM »
One W won't hurt you. I think most people take a bad math or spanish or whatever class that they have to bail on. P/F is preferable (especially since you actually get credits for it), but like I said, one W isn't going to hamper you.

Re: Withdrawal on Transcript or Pass/Fail
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2009, 12:29:38 AM »
doesn't it depend on whether or not your own school counts the Ws against your gpa?