I have passed several loops of evaluation by a professor, who would like to be my future advisor. He told me that he made his final decision on me and was pleased to offer me a RA position in his lab. He asked me to submit my application and he could expedite the application so that I could get the admission quickly. But I have a weakness of undergraduate GPA(3.01/4, he didnt ask for any transcript information during our connection). I'm waiting for the admission information but very uptight about the result. I'm super worried about being rejected by the graduate school because of my undergraduate gpa.
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The best thing you can do is to ask the professor. Tell them you’re worried that you won’t be accepted because of your GPA, and whether it’ll be an issue.
My guess is that if a professor suggests that you join the program, and says they’ll expedite it, they know what’s the admission process and requirements. Send your application to them before you submit and ask if it looks ok, they’ll know what to do. In many departments the word of a professor who really wants someone to join carries a lot of weight, so I wouldn’t worry too much. But bottom line: communicate with the person whom you’ll be discussing many issues with for the next few years.
If the Graduate School has the final say, then you will have to wait for their decision - we cannot guess their response, and probably neither can the professor.
However, if the professor has the final say and the Grad School just processes his acceptance then you should be fine, assuming there are no hidden things...