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 Post subject: Physics GPA vs. Overall GPA
PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2009 1:26 pm 
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Hi, first time poster. I am a physics major, math minor about to enter my junior year in the fall and I was curious, do graduate schools generally put more emphasis on your physics grades or your overall GPA? As it stands now, there is a discrepancy between the two for myself. I have a 4.0 Physics and Math GPA and a 3.5 overall. When you fill out applications, do they ask specifically for your physics performance, overall, or both?


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 Post subject: Re: Physics GPA vs. Overall GPA
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Most applications ask for both, but most don't pay any attention to overall GPA. I wouldn't care if a student got a D in human sexuality lab, or a C in Roman Mythology. Math and Physics courses are much more important.


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 Post subject: Re: Physics GPA vs. Overall GPA
PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2009 7:29 pm 
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admissionprof wrote:
I wouldn't care if a student got a D in human sexuality lab
D's are great to have in a sexuality lab, even better than C's, B's and A cups. :wink: :lol: :wink: :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Physics GPA vs. Overall GPA
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quizivex wrote:
admissionprof wrote:
I wouldn't care if a student got a D in human sexuality lab
D's are great to have in a sexuality lab, even better than C's, B's and A cups. :wink: :lol: :wink: :lol:


You beat twistor to the punch! What will he respond with now?


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