Questions tagged [transcript-of-records]

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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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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Should I report someone that acted against the university policy about diplomas and transcripts?

Background: The graduate school in our university, which is a public university in the US, has a policy about international students and their original diplomas and transcripts, which may be written ...
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Can you send a university a protected PDF of undergraduate transcripts for graduate applications?

I am applying to graduate school using an online application service. There is a field to upload an electronic transcript, so I ordered transcripts from my university and saved it as a PDF. ...
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Official Transcripts From Indian University

Most of the US graduate programs I'm applying to require official transcripts sent in a sealed envelope from the issuing university itself and not by the candidate. I visited my registrar office and ...
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Sending a full Transcript, or only a part?

I have a quick question. I have to send in official transcripts to some graduate schools. I am trying to apply for Mathematics. However, since i am also doing a B.A in Philosophy and Economics, the ...
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Withdrawing from course in a PhD Program (i.e. W on PhD Transcripts)

I'm already in a PhD program and, just one week after Add/Drop, both my teaching and research loads increased due to unforeseen circumstances. I have a course which would be helpful for my area exam, ...
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Will UK/US universities understand that in my country, it is common to deliberately fail and retake classes?

I wanna apply for Master’s programs at LSE and Oxbridge starting next year. I’m currently on completing my undergraduate studies, have the equivalent of a first-class honours will most likely graduate ...
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What makes a transcript official vs. unofficial?

What really determines whether a transcript is official or unofficial? (I am wondering mainly in the context of US high schools and colleges.) Is it entirely about the process by which it is ...
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Are official transcripts required for faculty appointment?

I am curious if faculty appointees (at various levels) should request their schools to send their official transcripts to the employer to get a faculty position? Or is it only required for students? ...
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Enrolling in an Online Masters Degree in Math

I am currently an American undergraduate student who is pursuing a B.S. in Mathematics. Upon graduation, I want to work in industry and pursue a masters degree at Indiana State University online. The ...
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Canadian Ph.D. for a master of engineering science degree holder without transcript

I am master of engineering science graduate from Malaysia and here, the M.Sc. doesn't have any course work so it is pretty much like a 2 years Ph.D. thus I don't have any transcript or what-so-ever, ...
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How do employers verify academic transcripts?

Employers often ask job candidates for their transcripts (official or unofficial). How can employers truly verify that what you have submitted is in fact real? Will they send your transcript to the ...
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Redoing my bachelor’s degree for general specialisation and better GPA [closed]

I completed my Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree, in Computing Information Systems (IS) and in Information Technology (IT), respectively, at a university in Australia four years ago. Both degrees ...
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What is H18 (Canada)?

I'm currently doing university level continuing education in Quebec, Canada. As part of my degree, I want to do some courses from another university online. I've talked to my chairperson, and he ...
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What would be the possible consequence of concealing an incomplete degree?

I attended a 2y MSc mixed mode (Coursework+Thesis) program which is incomplete as of today. I have completed two semesters and still 2 more semesters to go. I have dropped 3rd semester and never ...
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Will a 3.8 GPA and 1 F with an explanation on transcript allow me to get into graduate school? [duplicate]

I am currently in my junior year, studying abroad in another country. The advisor at this school told me that I was enrolled in 5 businesses classes. I had asked her to drop one of them because I didn'...
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When is the earliest a US university will create an official transcript?

This question about not supplying a transcript from a university they just started attending in an application to a different graduate school got me thinking. At what stage of being a student will a ...
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How to justify quitting PhD because of a professor in statement of purpose?

I planning to drop out of a PhD program after one semester because of my encounter with a professor with little experience. This professor is also very intervening, non-perceptable, unapproachable, ...
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Does the name of the signing officer on the official transcript must match with the one on the envelope seal?

I am helping in screening the admission materials. Some of the official transcripts were signed by the same guy who sealed the envelope, while others are not. Nobody seems to care about this issue, ...
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Getting sealed transcripts from a German university

I have a degree from a university in Germany, which I'm now trying to get evaluated by an institution in another country. This institution requires that the transcripts be sent directly from the ...
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What exactly counts as an 'unofficial transcript' for graduate school admissions?

At my school, I can request an official transcript to be emailed to me, and it comes addressed to me at the top, with a COPY watermark all over it. Since this doesn't go directly to the graduate ...
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My name on transcript has no surname. Should I list it as a “former name” when applying for universities in U.S.A. and Canada?

I'm in the process of applying to graduate schools in U.S.A. and Canada as an international student and run into this issue: The name displayed on my passport and national ID consists of first name, ...
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What should I put as my GPA for a pass/fail class?

I'm homeschooled, and I'm currently working on my high school transcript to apply to colleges. The form provided asks for a grade from A+ to F for each class. I don't know what to put as my grade for ...
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If a student is dismissed, is (or how is) that indicated on their transcript?

As faculty, I've had to report academic misconduct (usually plagiarism) many times but that doesn't mean I know everything about how it works. My understanding has always been that the only people ...
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Can I only submit my graduate transcript for a second-master/PhD application?

I am applying for some (second) master programs and a few Ph.D. programs. I earned my undergraduate degree outside the US but got my master degree in an American university (I am an international ...
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Will pass/no pass grades in an extracurricular affect graduate school admissions?

I work for the student newspaper on campus and as a part of it we take a class. On my transcripts, it is listed as Independent Study, and I take it every quarter Pass/No Pass simply because it's an ...
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What can I do about my institution taking a long time to correct a mistake in my transcript?

In January of 2016, I completed a Master's in Library and Information Sciences in Norway. My transcripts were verified and signed by three universities as it was a joint course in collaboration of ...
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Why don't universities reveal the extra time they give to students with disabilities when taking exams?

Many (most?) universities have a system of allowances for students with particular medical conditions/learning difficulties including dyslexia, dyspraxia and others. The most common allowance is ...
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Is it helpful to get credit for an independent study project?

Suppose a college senior has made arrangements to do an independent study project with a professor, in order to learn more about a particular topic, with guidance. When it comes to the graduate ...
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Should I retake my A minus class in my last semester?

I am a senior who is planning on applying to psychology graduate program after a gap year. In the past three years, I have been involved in research projects and also internships that greatly enhanced ...
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Is there a better measure of undergraduate academic performance than GPA?

An answer to a recent question about the importance of looking at a student's whole transcript got me thinking. Is there some other way of summing up a student's academic performance, other than the ...
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Why does an admissions committee need to look at the whole transcript?

Admissions committees look at a student's entire transcript to get an understanding of their academic abilities. Why is it not sufficient to judge a student's academics based on GPA alone?
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Will my exchange study grade influence my graduate school application?

I have a plan to apply for a computer science master's degree in the US. In my home institution my GPA is about 3.7/4.0; I have some research experience with a paper published. I was heading for a Top ...
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Why official transcripts should be directly posted to the employer?

Official transcripts are only those that arrive directly from the registrar's office. What is the concern about making sure transcripts are official? Fake or tampered transcripts can be sent by post ...
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What should I do if I can't get a copy of original transcript from the institute?

I saw an offer for a Ph.D. position in US where they asked for original transcript which directly should be sent from the home institute. When I asked my institute, they said they don't have these ...
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Transcripts required for application, but my school doesn't really have any

I'm currently in the job market for tenure-track applications in mathematics. I have seen that some of the positions ask for undergraduate or graduate transcripts (both unofficial and official). I ...
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My french-to-english translated transcripts and certificates use the term Computing instead of Computer Science

In order to apply for foreign universities, I translated my academic transcripts and certificates from French to English, and the sworn translator used the term "Computing" instead of "Computer ...
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Why do universities take weeks to produce an official transcript?

I didn't graduate from a university, so this question is more on behalf of friends of mine who have had the experience of waiting for seemingly ridiculous(in my opinion) periods of time for an ...
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Transcript of records is full of grammatical/spelling/formatting mistakes and the issuer gets angry when I inform them

Institution in a non-English-speaking country. I do not speak the native language of that country. I studied entirely in English language and all of my educational documents are originally issued/...
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Error in transcript of records?

I'm studying in Polish language. One of my courses was named "Metody otrzymywania nanomateriałów". Which roughly translates into "Methods for obtaining nanomaterials". However in my official ...
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Shall I explain to grad school admissions that 'the first year didn't count' (UK)?

I am considering applying for US PhD Program. In the UK, at many unis the first year does not count towards degree classification. Is this known in the US? Will they be wondering why I stated I have X ...
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How to send your transcript directly from your US university to grad schools without the transcript office knowing which schools

I know it sounds weird, but I don't want the transcript office of my US alma mater keeping records of where my transcripts were sent. The reason is I don't want people I know to call the transcript ...