modernity Posted January 10, 2009 Share Posted January 10, 2009 This may be posted elsewhere, but after a diligent search I could not find it. Please direct me to it if you know... but.. my question is this... My overall GPA is a not so impressive 3.3. This is due to the fact that, I started out as a biology major only to find i had no talent when it came to chemistry and math.Combined with the fact that my undergrad saw me with frequent health problems requiring surgeries/hospitlizations etc. that caused irregularity in my grades throughout. Once I switched my major, my grades improved drastically, and I was almost always on the dean's list. My gpa in my major (anthropology) and my gpa in the field i am applying to for grad school/essentially my minor (history) was consistently much higher - a 3.7/3.8. These will obviously not be the GPAs i am reporting to schools (unless i am focusing on the last 60 upper level credit hours that some programs ask for), will adcoms take the time to investigate this (My thought is no)? Is this something I should mention in an SOP? I am just deathly afraid they will see a dismal 3.3 and toss me into the trash. I personally don't know many that have applied for grad school, so I'm trying to get a better opinion on this. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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