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LSAC GPA calculations
« on: November 18, 2003, 04:56:36 PM »
I recently graduated with a UGPA of 3.8. Because I retook classes I did poorly on, my LSAC GPA will be recalculated to 3.6. Is there any way to avoid the recalc (through my undergraduate u) or persuade potential grad schools to consider my original 3.8 GPA?

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Re:LSAC GPA calculations
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2003, 12:39:17 PM »
There is no way to avoid the recalculation, but you can write up an adendum that explains why you wanted to retake these courses (hope you didn't fail any) that is about all you can do then hope for the best. Good Luck!  ;D
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Re:LSAC GPA calculations
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2003, 02:06:59 PM »
Actually a 3.6 isn't that bad at all.

Tmartin i was in a worse situation than you. My second semester i dropped out without dropping any courses. That resulted in a few Fs and Incomplete grades. I retook those courses again (only when i retook them i had a 21 C.H. load) and got all As that semester.

The recalcuation did bring my overall GPA down BUT i DID write an adendum explaining what had happened at the time and my efforts since then.

I guess it worked since i was just recently accepted at the University of Michigan (woot woot) and so far i have no rejections and no waitlists.

Oh and btw i am non URM and out of state for UMich.

Best of luck!