I'm going to go for UVA.

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BeamerBallinVT
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I'm going to go for UVA.

Postby BeamerBallinVT » Wed Mar 10, 2010 3:52 pm

So I posted here months ago about where a 3.2 and 171 would get me. After last summer's/semester's classes (now I'm done with UG), I am sitting nice at a 3.36 right now. I retook the LSATs and scored a 174. As a resident of VA, do you think I have a solid chance at UVA? I'll have my CPA license and about 18 months of work experience. I'm seeking to start 2011-2012. Any thoughts?

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Re: I'm going to go for UVA.

Postby rapstar » Wed Mar 10, 2010 3:53 pm

ED and you're in

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Rand M.
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Re: I'm going to go for UVA.

Postby Rand M. » Wed Mar 10, 2010 3:54 pm

rapstar wrote:ED and you're in


Almost certainly true.

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Re: I'm going to go for UVA.

Postby 09042014 » Wed Mar 10, 2010 3:55 pm

rapstar wrote:ED and you're in


Isn't 3.36./174 Virgina resident auto admit anyway?

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Re: I'm going to go for UVA.

Postby Sauer Grapes » Wed Mar 10, 2010 3:57 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
rapstar wrote:ED and you're in


Isn't 3.36./174 Virgina resident auto admit anyway?

No, but it's almost an auto-admit. He'll most likely get in without ED.

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Re: I'm going to go for UVA.

Postby OneKnight » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:03 pm

Agreed. If OP is 100% positive about UVa, then ED is the right way to go, because it's pretty much guaranteed, but I think OP has a great chance of getting in w/o ED, which would allow OP to try for other schools....

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Re: I'm going to go for UVA.

Postby Cavalier » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:09 pm

Definitely in ED, probably in RD as well, given your residency. If UVA retains the March ED deadline, it might be smart to apply RD initially and change at the last minute if they don't make a decision. If you get admitted through RD you'll have a better chance at a scholarship. Your GPA will count against you, but hopefully they'll be in need of VA residents with outstanding LSAT scores.

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Re: I'm going to go for UVA.

Postby BeamerBallinVT » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:34 pm

The only issue is, who do I root for in November now. 8)

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Re: I'm going to go for UVA.

Postby vanwinkle » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:39 pm

One thing to keep in mind is that ED will get you a response within 15 days, and if you RD you likely won't hear from UVA until January (UVA only starts issuing responses to RD apps in December, and most are issued in January and February). If you want your cycle wrapped up quick and you really wanna go to UVA, EDing can help give you an answer that much sooner.

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Re: I'm going to go for UVA.

Postby 09042014 » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:40 pm

Will 3.3/174 with residency get him money? That might be a reason to hold off on EDing.

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Re: I'm going to go for UVA.

Postby OneKnight » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:41 pm

BeamerBallinVT wrote:The only issue is, who do I root for in November now. 8)


Hah, I am always curious to see how that works out. (not just for UVA/VT but for Cal/Stanford, UCLA/USC, etc.) Let us know :P

That said, go hoos!

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Re: I'm going to go for UVA.

Postby BeamerBallinVT » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:50 pm

So UVA seems like a slight reach. Any ivies that like higher LSATs than GPAs that I might have any sort of chance of getting acceptance? How about other Top 25 schools? I'm planning on looking at Southern Cal, Boston College, Notre Dame, and UGA. My far back ups would be George Mason and Richmond. Although I hear George Mason is rapidly becoming a solid school.




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