The Improbable Bulk
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA
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If heading to Grad school it is essential, but otherwise, depending on your field, the GPA is pretty useless.
Then once you get a few years of experience, depending on your region, what school it was doesn't even matter any more.
Of course, I am in the inverse situation. After going back to school, I had like a 3.85 GPA, and it is now on a steady decline, and I am on academic probation.
Of course, in a new field, I would never make what I am making now after 30 years in government IT, even if I get a Masters... So, I am really in it for fun.
EDIT: It was kind of fun to tell the board that if an old fat guy who got his AA with honors, and going for his BS can survive bad grades that I think the University could survive it.
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People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Last edited by Little Darwin; 03-25-08 at 10:47 AM.