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The transcript is a permanent record of a student's academic history at a particular institution. It includes an inventory of the courses taken and grades earned throughout a course. It often includes details such as GPA, name of degree program, minor course of study, major disciplinary actions (e.g. suspension or expulsion), or honors earned.

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University refuses to issue English transcript [closed]

I have accepted an offer of admission to a Ph.D. program in the US. To enroll, my undergrad alma mater (in Europe) must send an official English transcript to the graduate school. My alma mater ...
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Will strange transcript preclude the possibility of graduate school?

I am a student at a community college and I hope to eventually pursue a research career. The issue is that I have taken classes inconsistently for personal reasons, and I fear that it may make that ...
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Including bad exchange transcript when there are limited upload slots in graduate application

I am applying for graduate school. I have a very good profile, except for a very bad exchange semester, in which, due to unfortunate circumstances, I got two Fs (and two A+). One of the universities I ...
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Is what I did common? Could it cause possible issues? Retook my Ph.D program's equivalent of some Master's courses I took and they count as electives

I'm a fourth year Ph.D candidate in the US studying Experimental Psychology at a regional college. I also got my Master's in Experimental Psychology back in December 2020. My Ph.D program accepted my ...
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Ph.D program let me transfer a course where I got a B-. Could the graduate school audit it out?

My graduate program let me transfer a course where I got a B- during my Master's even though the policy is "B or higher." Should I bring this up before the final graduation audit by the ...
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Worried about an old grade coming back to potentially halt my Ph.D graduation. How can I address my concern? [closed]

I am currently an ABD doctoral candidate at my current Ph.D program in Experimental Psychology. Long story short, I got a C+ in a core class during my Master's program (Research Methods) back in Fall ...
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Is it normal for graduate degrees to be awarded through the graduate school rather than the individual college?

I recently ordered some degree verification PDFs through the National Student Clearinghouse for employment purposes and had a quick question. I saw my undergrad Psychology degree had the College of ...
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Transcript in bad print

I am going to apply for MS programs in The US and the transcripts I received for my bachelors from my former university are just xerox of my original marksheet with verification stamp and sign of ...
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About Graduate schools requiring ALL transcripts before application

I finished my Bachelor's degree this summer and enrolled in a one-year master's program starting this September. I will be applying for math PhD programs in the USA this December. The problem is that ...
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I have 4 semesters of terrible grades from 6 years ago due to epilepsy. Do I have any chance at still making it into grad school?

8 years ago, I had a brain injury that caused me to start having seizures on a daily basis. The problem is that they were not typical, it just looked like I would faint, and then I wouldn’t be able to ...
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PhD wanting to start another graduate degree program. Why do I need to submit undergraduate transcripts?

I have a PhD from an accreditated university, and actually am an associate professor at one, and was casually looking to apply to a masters program in an unrelated discipline at another university. ...
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Can I ask my university for compensation because they made errors on my transcript, which caused rejection when I applied for jobs? [closed]

What can I do about my graduate official transcripts incorrectly stating my degree? It stated that I was conferred a BS which is an undergraduate degree, and it also gave the wrong degree program that ...
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How can I make up for weak grades (PhD level courses in master transcript) while applying for Ph.D. in economics?

I want to apply for Ph.D. in Economics in HK, US or Europe, but I met a problem. MY UNDERGRADUATE I am Chinese. My undergraduate was in Peking University majoring in Economics. Though it's one of ...
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Is it good to add one extra pdf with with summary of a transcript?

In my undergraduate level, I had retaken three courses for grade improvement. I was absent in one exam that's why the grade is showing 'F', since it was improvement exam and I had passing grade in ...
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Community college transcript [closed]

A while ago I messed up my community college transcript with withdrawing from classes frequently due to certain circumstances. But I actually do enjoy school, learning, and want to rectify what has ...
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How to get Italian High School transcript for UK University admission [closed]

UPDATE: If no transcript is available it seems that the 4 pages paper certificate given with the diploma, where are stated the number of hours for each topic and for each year, comprehensive of the ...
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How to use a transcript with wrong course names in my application

The transcript for my last year of master's contains severe errors in course names. I will need it fixed if I want to apply to PhD programs, otherwise my chances would diminish. The master program's ...
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Adding notes on my unofficial transcript

I'm in a master's program for astrophysics now applying for a PhD. On my transcript there are two classes that just read "Special Topics in Astrophysics", but one of them is "Radiative ...
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A small part of my transcript is hard to read; can I get into trouble?

My university does not provide official transcripts in English, so I sent mine to a certified translator for translation. There is a footer on each page in Persian, and unfortunately, on one page, ...
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Addressing lack of transcript due to early withdrawal in a graduate school application

I enrolled in a degree program at a university in my home country (~2nd world) immediately after finishing high school. However, I became dissatisfied with many aspects of the course and the ...
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Having conflict with certified translator about my transcript of records translation [closed]

I am a graduate in Computer Hardware Engineering who is trying to apply to a German university (for MSc). I think that the translator had some mistakes in translating my ToR, but he says that "I'...
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English translation of transcript for admission that can't be from university

I attend a university in Italy, and they don't issue transcripts in English language. The university I am intending to apply for in USA ask for English translation coming from the same university and ...
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Do I have to submit my high school transcript if "transcripts for all current and previous post-secondary study" are required?

I want to apply for a PhD in Canada. The webpage of the university says that I have to submit "transcripts for all current and previous post-secondary study". Does that include high school ...
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Should I apply to a PhD program without submitting the transcript of my exchange studies?

I want to apply for admission to a PhD program in Canada. I hold a Master's degree. But when I was doing my undergraduate studies, I went to an exchange program in Canada and studied there for two ...
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Should I wait for an academic misconduct notation on transcript to be removed before applying for grad school?

In short, I have committed academic misconduct and a notation of it will be on my transcript until Jul 2023. I currently have the option of either graduating in Apr 2023 or stay one additional Fall ...
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Should I consider not reporting a grade on my transcript? [duplicate]

I'm an undergrad student. The grading scale in my university is designed like 4.0, 3.5, 3.0... Due to the pandemic, our school gives us a chance to select the S/NS grading option, I kept a very good ...
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Questions about transcript and PhD admission

I recently received an email from a school that I applied to . They told me to resend the transcript since they could not see the grades. The problem is that my transcripts are long and it is easy to ...
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My transcript has the wrong course names. How to fix this in PhD applications?

I took courses named A, B, and C during my master. They are all strongly related to the field I want to apply in, and I got top grades in them. Due to administrative reasons, my transcript shows ...
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How important are undergraduate and masters studies transcripts in applying for a faculty position?

I am going to apply for a faculty position via online system. In the announcement of the position they have just asked for cover letter, contact info of references and C.V. But in the online process ...
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Issues with Master admission because of transfer to another university during undergraduate studies

This year I'm trying to get into the Master's program. There is one particular university where I want to get into, say its name is X. X is asking me to provide transcripts of my all previous higher ...
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explain bad grades to recommender

I asked this professor for a recommendation letter. She told me to send her transcript, CV, statement of purpose and the thesis. I have some bad grades (not in her class though) and don't know how to ...
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Can FERPA or privacy laws be used to censor medical information on my college transcript?

I had to medically withdraw from one semester at an American university due to documented illness. My transcripts indicate that the withdrawal is due to a medical reason. Can I use FERPA or other ...
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Worried about Ws (withdrawals) on transcript and letters of reccomendation for a masters program

Disclaimer: W stands for withdrawal, it’s when a student withdrawals from a course regardless of grades after a certain deadline for course changes. I graduated from a Big10 Engineering school with a ...
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When sending my final grades to one professional school, my transcript shows I am enrolled in another program [closed]

I have been accepted to two professional schools for next year, one of which is part of my current university (Program A). I need to send an official transcript with my final semester's grades to the ...
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From computational mathematics to abstract mathematics

I graduated with a bachelor in math/physics with a cgpa of 2.74/4.00 but didn't study many courses of abstract mathematics mostly computational math . I applied for a master's in the same Uni. and ...
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Transcript error, college unresponsive - how to handle?

I applied to graduate school this spring, and discovered that my undergraduate transcript has a substantial error: it omits one of my majors. I contacted the university registrar, who indicated the ...
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Reporting GPAs from the same university

I have graduated with a BS in Computer science degree with 3.6 GPA from university of X. Then after graduation, I continued taking classes in different program (Biology) but didn't do well and my GPA ...
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COVID-19 Pass/Fail Option [duplicate]

I am currently an undergraduate student, and looking to apply to grad schools in the future. In response to COVID-19, my school is offering the ability between choosing the letter grade earned to ...
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How to explain missing grade on transcript

I am an undergraduate mathematics student in the United States. I'm applying to many REUs in a certain topic. My only coursework in this topic is a graduate-level course I took last year. However, for ...
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Undergraduate Transcipts [duplicate]

I am a engineering student with a 3.7 GPA. My transcript is somewhat messy (retaken classes, Bs everywhere), I was wondering if graduate programs usually analyze the whole transcript in a detailed ...
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How can I address a fail in course when applyin graduate schools?

I am applying for HCI/UX graduate programs in the US as an undergraduate student with a major in architecture in China. However, I failed an Architectural Dynamics course in sophomore year because I ...
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Worth to fight examination office for English transcript of records?

I am finishing up my B. Sc. degree and thought it would be nice to have a fully English transcript of records (ToR). Although my university already offers an English version, the translations are ...
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Will anyone know if you fail out of a master's program?

Suppose that someone enrolls in a master's program but then fails out. Will future employers be able to find out about this? Or can this person just pretend it never happened, and there will be no ...
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What should an unofficial transcript consist of?

My university only issues an official transcript on paper ( Will take me a month to get it). However, we have a separate student's portal where my "grade history" can be accessed. It is a list of all ...
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Why transcripts instead of degree certificates?

I've been offered a few adjunct teaching positions recently, and the colleges have said that degree certificates don't count in verifying my credentials and that only academic transcripts are ...
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Why is ASU asking for my wife's high school transcripts when she is already in college? [closed]

I know I graduated from the university many moons ago, but my wife has been attending community college for awhile and wants to transfer to an online program with Arizona State University (ASU). My ...
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Impact of a C+ grade in a graduate course [closed]

I'm planning to apply to competitive PhD programs in theoretical physics. Unfortunately, I received a C+ grade in one relevant graduate-level course. I really don't know how I got this grade, because ...
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Can one really 'lose' old bad grades and get a fresh start?

15 years ago I was young and dumb, now I'm not as young. No way around it, I did poor in college. My grades were abysmal and were part of a period of my life that has long since passed. I'm now at a ...
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Passionate about a PhD in math, but unsure how to explain my chaotic transcript due to mental illness

I'm passionate about getting a PhD in Math for a career as a research mathematician and then as an educator working at a community college. I got A's in community college. I transferred to our local ...
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Applying for bachelors science program, should I include my high-school transcript or just post-secondary transcripts? [closed]

I have graduated from a 2 year Computer Systems Technology diploma program at BCIT, and am applying for general sciences at UBC, with the intention of moving forward to get a combined bachelors in ...
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