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Undergrad GPA vs LSDAS GPA

Undergrad GPA vs LSDAS GPA
« on: May 20, 2007, 02:38:26 PM »
Does anybody have any idea how many of the admissions committees would weigh the undergrad GPA vs LSDAS GPA? 

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Re: Undergrad GPA vs LSDAS GPA
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2007, 02:42:14 PM »
99% LSDAS gpa, 1% ugrad gpa.

For most people, it's all about the lsdas.  If you have a huge disrepency between the two, a good addendum might help, but won't completely overcome the lsdas gpa.

Re: Undergrad GPA vs LSDAS GPA
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2007, 10:38:51 PM »
Is there anyway to calculate your LSDAS GPA, or do you just have to wait until LSAC gets your transcripts and figures it for you?

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Re: Undergrad GPA vs LSDAS GPA
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2007, 11:00:57 PM »
Is there anyway to calculate your LSDAS GPA, or do you just have to wait until LSAC gets your transcripts and figures it for you?

Take every class you ever took, and average the grades together, including grade replacements (LSDAS doesn't buy into it), pass/fails do not count if you pass, but count as F's if you fail, etc.. thats all they do.  It's nothing fancy.  The rules are even on the LSAC site somewhere.

Re: Undergrad GPA vs LSDAS GPA
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2007, 12:07:12 AM »
Counting A+'s as 4.33?

Also, I have one course that's 1 unit and another that's 2.  Do these count as less?

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Re: Undergrad GPA vs LSDAS GPA
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2007, 12:18:52 AM »
Counting A+'s as 4.33?

Also, I have one course that's 1 unit and another that's 2.  Do these count as less?

yes and yes

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Re: Undergrad GPA vs LSDAS GPA
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2007, 04:17:48 AM »
It's pretty craptacular that LSAC "balances" the grades, but does not take into account that many schools do not have the 4.33 policy. :(

Re: Undergrad GPA vs LSDAS GPA
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2007, 01:49:00 PM »
f-ing seriously.

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Re: Undergrad GPA vs LSDAS GPA
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2007, 01:56:42 PM »
ditto

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Re: Undergrad GPA vs LSDAS GPA
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2007, 02:49:04 PM »
Your BYU GPA will be looked upon favorably since BYU's one of the most prestigious schools in the West.  It might have equal weight with you LSDAS GPA.