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henrys

Hi,

I was wondering if some of you guys could give your opinion on my grades in terms of whether they are good enough for the top law schools like Harvard.

So I have nearly finished my 5 year long law studies in a good european university (top 60-70 in the world) and my weighted GPA is going to be either 3.75 or 3.86 out of 4 depending on the last few courses I still have left.

What do yo think?

Hi,

I was wondering if some of you guys could give your opinion on my grades in terms of whether they are good enough for the top law schools like Harvard.

So I have nearly finished my 5 year long law studies in a good european university (top 60-70 in the world) and my weighted GPA is going to be either 3.75 or 3.86 out of 4 depending on the last few courses I still have left.

What do yo think?
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Jack13

Hi,

I was wondering if some of you guys could give your opinion on my grades in terms of whether they are good enough for the top law schools like Harvard.

So I have nearly finished my 5 year long law studies in a good european university (top 60-70 in the world) and my weighted GPA is going to be either 3.75 or 3.86 out of 4 depending on the last few courses I still have left.

What do yo think?


If you are in the top 10% I believe your grades are good enough.

I just want to add that the Admissions Committees consider several elements where grades are only one piece of a big puzzle.

Good luck with your application!

<blockquote>Hi,

I was wondering if some of you guys could give your opinion on my grades in terms of whether they are good enough for the top law schools like Harvard.

So I have nearly finished my 5 year long law studies in a good european university (top 60-70 in the world) and my weighted GPA is going to be either 3.75 or 3.86 out of 4 depending on the last few courses I still have left.

What do yo think?
</blockquote>

If you are in the top 10% I believe your grades are good enough.

I just want to add that the Admissions Committees consider several elements where grades are only one piece of a big puzzle.

Good luck with your application!
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henrys

Thanks for the reply! The thing is that my university does not provide any class ranking statistics, so it is rather hard to say whether I'm in the top 10 % or not. That's why I hoped my GPA, which I converted to an american GPA system, to provide some kind of an overall guidance on whether my grades are good enough or not. I know that they are just one element the committees evaluate but I can't help but to wonder.

Thanks for the reply! The thing is that my university does not provide any class ranking statistics, so it is rather hard to say whether I'm in the top 10 % or not. That's why I hoped my GPA, which I converted to an american GPA system, to provide some kind of an overall guidance on whether my grades are good enough or not. I know that they are just one element the committees evaluate but I can't help but to wonder.
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Jack13

Thanks for the reply! The thing is that my university does not provide any class ranking statistics, so it is rather hard to say whether I'm in the top 10 % or not. That's why I hoped my GPA, which I converted to an american GPA system, to provide some kind of an overall guidance on whether my grades are good enough or not. I know that they are just one element the committees evaluate but I can't help but to wonder.


Do not worry! :) If it is true that your law school does not provide any class ranking statistics, on the other hand Harvard possesses a large database. Indeed, they are able to compare your grades with those received by people, originally from your country, who applied in the past..

<blockquote>Thanks for the reply! The thing is that my university does not provide any class ranking statistics, so it is rather hard to say whether I'm in the top 10 % or not. That's why I hoped my GPA, which I converted to an american GPA system, to provide some kind of an overall guidance on whether my grades are good enough or not. I know that they are just one element the committees evaluate but I can't help but to wonder. </blockquote>

Do not worry! :) If it is true that your law school does not provide any class ranking statistics, on the other hand Harvard possesses a large database. Indeed, they are able to compare your grades with those received by people, originally from your country, who applied in the past..
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henrys

That's good to know! By the way do you think that the HLS class profile which also provides for the GPA and LSAT curves for the enrolled JD class can be used as a baseline for the required GPA for the LLM?

The curve provides that: "GPA 75th / 50th / 25th percentiles: 3.95 / 3.87 / 3.75"

That's good to know! By the way do you think that the HLS class profile which also provides for the GPA and LSAT curves for the enrolled JD class can be used as a baseline for the required GPA for the LLM?

The curve provides that: "GPA 75th / 50th / 25th percentiles: 3.95 / 3.87 / 3.75"
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Jack13

That's good to know! By the way do you think that the HLS class profile which also provides for the GPA and LSAT curves for the enrolled JD class can be used as a baseline for the required GPA for the LLM?

The curve provides that: "GPA 75th / 50th / 25th percentiles: 3.95 / 3.87 / 3.75"


I doubt as in your country a lower GPA might be equivalent to a higher class ranking. I think you should just relax..:) according to your first post, your grades should be fine

<blockquote>That's good to know! By the way do you think that the HLS class profile which also provides for the GPA and LSAT curves for the enrolled JD class can be used as a baseline for the required GPA for the LLM?

The curve provides that: "GPA 75th / 50th / 25th percentiles: 3.95 / 3.87 / 3.75" </blockquote>

I doubt as in your country a lower GPA might be equivalent to a higher class ranking. I think you should just relax..:) according to your first post, your grades should be fine
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