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bunny

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Which GPA to put on apps?
« on: July 24, 2006, 06:45:32 PM »
Should I put my GPA from my degree granting school or my recalculated LSAC GPA when the applications ask for GPA?

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Re: Which GPA to put on apps?
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2006, 08:08:15 PM »
LSDAS, I'm sure. Although either way they're gonna have it, thanks to your score report. What a weird thing to have to fill in manually...!
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Re: Which GPA to put on apps?
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2006, 08:40:38 PM »
I'm gonna chime in with another "Anna Ivey says" post.

Anna Ivey says to make sure that the GPA you list matches the GPA on your transcript exactly.  No rounding up.  Don't put your LSDAS GPA on your apps.

Oh, really?

...Huh. Y'don't say.
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Re: Which GPA to put on apps?
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2006, 04:25:51 PM »
It's a good question.

Does anybody who has gone through the process know the answer to this one?
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Re: Which GPA to put on apps?
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2006, 05:06:29 PM »
Mine was the same either way, but I can't see how it would matter. As long as it has some basis in truth.

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Re: Which GPA to put on apps?
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2006, 06:38:53 PM »
If I remember correctly, most schools asked for GPAs for each school attended.  I used the schools' calculation (significantly higher than LSDAS) for all of my applications and my resume.