GPA problem for International Student


Hi Guys,
My name is Admir. I have been looking for a LLM program specialised in tech law and wonder whether my profile and profession can be accepted by the following schools I indicate. I will appreciate if you help me.

First, I checked all related ranking sites and created a shortlist consisting of Berkeley, Chicago, Georgetown, Columbia, Cornell Tech, UPenn, Duke, Northwestern and UCLA.

I graduated one of the best law faculty in my country with 2.86/4.00 GPA. I have been provided scholarship which compansates all expenses by the government. Hence, I will not need any financial support or grant from these universities.

As for my professional background, I have had 5 years experience as an attorney and a lecturer. In addition, I have led serious and med-scale social works since 2010. Apart from these, I am interested in doing sports and participated collage soccer and American football teams.

Although my GPA is 2.86, can I get acceptance from these top universities? Or should I Iooking lower ranking ones?

Thanks in advance.
Hi Guys,
My name is Admir. I have been looking for a LLM program specialised in tech law and wonder whether my profile and profession can be accepted by the following schools I indicate. I will appreciate if you help me.

First, I checked all related ranking sites and created a shortlist consisting of Berkeley, Chicago, Georgetown, Columbia, Cornell Tech, UPenn, Duke, Northwestern and UCLA.

I graduated one of the best law faculty in my country with 2.86/4.00 GPA. I have been provided scholarship which compansates all expenses by the government. Hence, I will not need any financial support or grant from these universities.

As for my professional background, I have had 5 years experience as an attorney and a lecturer. In addition, I have led serious and med-scale social works since 2010. Apart from these, I am interested in doing sports and participated collage soccer and American football teams.

Although my GPA is 2.86, can I get acceptance from these top universities? Or should I Iooking lower ranking ones?

Thanks in advance.
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chicken so...
The schools understand that schools in some countries grade more rigorously than those elsewhere, and, presumably, if this is why your GPA appears low, then they should understand.

However, if your grades were low compared to others in your program and the GPA and had nothing to do with any kind of curve, then this would indeed be a problem.
The schools understand that schools in some countries grade more rigorously than those elsewhere, and, presumably, if this is why your GPA appears low, then they should understand.

However, if your grades were low compared to others in your program and the GPA and had nothing to do with any kind of curve, then this would indeed be a problem.
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LegalLife
The schools understand that schools in some countries grade more rigorously than those elsewhere, and, presumably, if this is why your GPA appears low, then they should understand.

However, if your grades were low compared to others in your program and the GPA and had nothing to do with any kind of curve, then this would indeed be a problem.


I wholly support this. I would also like to add that they will most likely ask your referees for a class rank and will struggle to admit you if you are not in the top 10%. It may be more realistic to find universities withing your academic range.
[quote]The schools understand that schools in some countries grade more rigorously than those elsewhere, and, presumably, if this is why your GPA appears low, then they should understand.

However, if your grades were low compared to others in your program and the GPA and had nothing to do with any kind of curve, then this would indeed be a problem. [/quote]

I wholly support this. I would also like to add that they will most likely ask your referees for a class rank and will struggle to admit you if you are not in the top 10%. It may be more realistic to find universities withing your academic range.
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chicken so...
Good point.
Good point.
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