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    GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    Only tightwads and introverts get good ones! The real world relies on smooth talking smart***es and jokers that don't give a **** about school.


    Last edited by LindenCy; 05-01-2012 at 11:24 PM.

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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    Considering I finished my one semester of college at 0.0, I approve of this message.



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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    Mmmk.



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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Considering I finished my one semester of college at 0.0, I approve of this message.
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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    Spoken like a true college student. 2.8 right here.

    Edit: And expected to fall after this semester. The DI is murder for your classes.


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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    Yes and no. Certainly you don't have to have good grades or any formal education to speak of in order to be highly successful if you are skilled and driven enough.

    Conversely, very good grades won't guarantee you financial or career success. Having horrible social skills can kill a career regardless of how intelligent one is.

    I fall into the graduated with a virtually worthless sociology degree and bad grades to boot, yet my social skills have helped me out immensely.



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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    Yes and no. Certainly you don't have to have good grades or any formal education to speak of in order to be highly successful if you are skilled and driven enough.

    Conversely, very good grades won't guarantee you financial or career success. Having horrible social skills can kill a career regardless of how intelligent one is.
    True, but also GPA is not always directly correlated to high intelligence.



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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    Come on guys! Bill Gates, Steve Jobs! what's the point?



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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    True, but also GPA is not always directly correlated to high intelligence.
    True. I certainly hope my GPA isn't correlated.



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    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
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    I did a lot of extra credit



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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydarm
    Come on guys! Bill Gates, Steve Jobs! what's the point?
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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    As long as you are over a 3.0, it really doesn't matter much. If it's under a 3.0 you're going to have a lot less options right out of school.



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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    2.5 right here and I already have 2 jobs open for me after I graduate. Grades don't mean **** if you have experience and you work your *** off. (In the landscaping business anyway.)



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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    3.85 in grad school. Whats up?



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    Re: GPA's are stupid and pointless!

    Quote Originally Posted by CyJack13 View Post
    As long as you are over a 3.0, it really doesn't matter much. If it's under a 3.0 you're going to have a lot less options right out of school.
    Not necessarily true. Even with that first job, assuming you have A DEGREE, networking and social skills can usually trump GPA, from everything that I can tell.



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