low gpa


Faramith

Alright so here is my situation:
Low GPA 2.28/4.00 77.2/100
Superb English IELTS 8.0/9.0

I am very much interested in IP Law/IT Law preferably somewhere cheap(Europe)

Is there no hope for me? I applied for Utrecht + Goetting + EULISP. Got accepted by Utrecht, rejected by the rest. Utrecht is way too expensive for me to attend I couldn't go.

I seriously need help. First couple of years of my undergraduate I dealt with lots of problems but I want to pursue academic carrier and im liked by my professors which reference letter is not an issue.

What should I do? Any Advice?

Alright so here is my situation:
Low GPA 2.28/4.00 77.2/100
Superb English IELTS 8.0/9.0

I am very much interested in IP Law/IT Law preferably somewhere cheap(Europe)

Is there no hope for me? I applied for Utrecht + Goetting + EULISP. Got accepted by Utrecht, rejected by the rest. Utrecht is way too expensive for me to attend I couldn't go.

I seriously need help. First couple of years of my undergraduate I dealt with lots of problems but I want to pursue academic carrier and im liked by my professors which reference letter is not an issue.

What should I do? Any Advice?
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A low gpa could be a hurdle, but it is not insurmountable. This is especially the case if the university reviews applications holistically (as is the case for most American universities). 

If you have an adequate amount of experience in the legal field and have developed your skills following your graduation (e.g. taken courses, obtained professional certificates and diplomas etc.), or contributed to the development of your national legal environment  (e.g. wrote and published articles and essays in academic journals on topics of interest to jurists in your country, held legal workshops and seminars etc.), this could be taken into account by the university and offset your low grades. 

Otherwise, I would say that your options are rather limited until you accumulate enough professional experience and/or field recognition. Bear in mind that the quality of your personal statement and recommendation letters, as well as how strict the grading is at your university are all things to bear in mind and which may affect your application.

[Edited by Hussein Azmy1 on Aug 29, 2021]

A low gpa could be a hurdle, but it is not insurmountable. This is especially the case if the university reviews applications holistically (as is the case for most American universities).&nbsp;<br><br>If you have an adequate amount of experience in the legal field and have developed your skills following your graduation (e.g. taken courses, obtained professional certificates and diplomas etc.), or contributed to the development of your national legal environment&nbsp; (e.g. wrote and published articles and essays in academic journals on topics of interest to jurists in your country, held legal workshops and seminars etc.), this could be taken into account by the university and offset your low grades.&nbsp;<br><br>Otherwise, I would say that your options are rather limited until you accumulate enough professional experience and/or field recognition. Bear in mind that the quality of your personal statement and recommendation letters, as well as how strict the grading is at your university are all things to bear in mind and which may affect your application.
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Faramith

@Hussein Azmy1 Thank you very much for the reply. I guess I'll have to fill my cv a bit more with things you've said before trying a LLM.

@Hussein Azmy1 Thank you very much for the reply. I guess I'll have to fill my cv a bit more with things you've said before trying a LLM.<div><br></div><div>
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@Hussein Azmy1 Thank you very much for the reply. I guess I'll have to fill my cv a bit more with things you've said before trying a LLM.



My pleasure, and good luck! 

[quote]@Hussein Azmy1 Thank you very much for the reply. I guess I'll have to fill my cv a bit more with things you've said before trying a LLM.<div><br></div><div>
</div> [/quote]<br><br>My pleasure, and good luck!&nbsp;
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