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Re: GPA



>In a message dated 97-12-11 03:13:40 EST, dwlewis@rmii.com writes:
>
><< Is there a specific high school GPA that one has to have in order to become
>a paleontologist? >>
>
>All A's, certainly. Nothing less.    :-)

Nice as it would be to think otherwise, most palaeos I know (myself
included) were not straight A students. What is more important is a love
for what you are doing and an inquiring mind. A sincere passion gets you
anywhere. Straight As get you into careers you may not want!

Cheers,

Paul


Dr Paul M.A. Willis
Consulting Vertebrate Palaeontologist
Quinkana Pty Ltd
pwillis@ozemail.com.au