Advice on my Chances

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Advice on my Chances

Post by ender » Tue Dec 18, 2007 12:28 am

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Post by will » Tue Dec 18, 2007 12:50 am

I haven't seen any schools that don't require at least a 3.0 undergraduate GPA for admission into the graduate school. You might be able to convince them to go off your major GPA rather than your cumulative, but I wouldn't count on it. Your GRE isn't great, but I think a 650 is still above 50%, isn't it? If so it shouldn't hurt you too much, but it won't help either.

I'd first make sure that those schools aren't going to throw your application away based on your GPA.

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Post by anthonyk » Tue Dec 18, 2007 1:13 am

you dont happen to be in the band ender from michigan do you?

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Post by vicente » Tue Dec 18, 2007 2:20 am

Colorado accepts applications that have a 2.75 and above

Not as highly ranked, but Lehigh does as well.

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