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Discussion in 'Pre-Podiatry Students' started by ronny7, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. ronny7

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    I hear people discussing upward or downward trends in g.p.a. quite often and I was wondering how they are figured?
     
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  3. Gryhu

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    If you put your gpa's from each semester on a line graph and the line is, on average, going up then you have an upward trend.

    That doesn't mean that it always has to go up each semester, a semester or two down isn't going to kill you.
     
  4. ronny7

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    So the amount of credit hours taken per sememster doesn't really figure into it than. The reason I ask is because this last year and a half my g.p.a has been around 3.8 and before that it was around 3.1. Is this something I should point out in my personal statement or do committees figure this themselves?
     
  5. air bud

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    they should be able to figure it out by your transcripts and just looking at things. I wouldn't be too worried about your 3.1 earlier, i am sure the 3.8 pulled it up an you have nothing to worry about.
    as far as the personal statement, you only have 500 words, and I wouldnt devote more than a brief sentence to the topic.
     

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