major gpa

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major gpa

Postby kkjjll » Mon Aug 16, 2010 12:30 pm

I've looked at some schools' apps.. they don't seem to ask for major gpas.. where do we put that?

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Re: major gpa

Postby pqortic » Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:24 pm

in your sop.

take your time to look around the topics in GPA and Transcript section of the forum.

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Re: major gpa

Postby grae313 » Mon Aug 16, 2010 11:57 pm

If an app doesn't ask for it there is no need to mention it anywhere unless you want to. For example, if your major gpa is significantly higher than your regular gpa you might mention it in your sop.

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Re: major gpa

Postby coffeecoffeecoffee » Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:17 am

Lots of schools want a CV (UChicago, for instance), and so emphasizing it there would be another option.


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Re: major gpa

Postby geshi » Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:22 am

A bunch of the places I applied asked for it in the application somewhere. It was usually buried next to "Self reported GRE scores". As others mentioned, SOP is a great place to mention it (especially if it's significantly different from your reg GPA like grae said).

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