Best splitter schools. High GPA, lower LSAT

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horsethief80
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Best splitter schools. High GPA, lower LSAT

Postby horsethief80 » Sat May 08, 2010 5:14 am

What are some of the best options? I'm 3.8/159. I'd like to practice in Texas or the vicinity. However, if there are some better options that are friendly to my splitter situation, I'd definitely apply.

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Re: Best splitter schools. High GPA, lower LSAT

Postby You Gotta Have Faith » Sat May 08, 2010 5:36 am

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Postby GirlInTx » Sat May 08, 2010 7:31 am

I'm looking for the best splitter schools too. Although low GPA, high LSAT. Also looking to practice in Texas. Where ya from?

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Postby ggocat » Sat May 08, 2010 8:20 am

Likely in at Baylor/SMU/Houston.

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Postby 98234872348 » Sat May 08, 2010 8:56 am

Retake. For the love of god.

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Postby motiontodismiss » Sat May 08, 2010 11:15 am

mistergoft wrote:Retake. For the love of god.

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Re: Best splitter schools. High GPA, lower LSAT

Postby D. H2Oman » Sat May 08, 2010 11:18 am

motiontodismiss wrote:
mistergoft wrote:Retake. For the love of god.

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Re: Best splitter schools. High GPA, lower LSAT

Postby DerrickRose » Sat May 08, 2010 12:11 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
motiontodismiss wrote:
mistergoft wrote:Retake. For the love of god.

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Re: Best splitter schools. High GPA, lower LSAT

Postby horsethief80 » Sat May 08, 2010 12:30 pm

GirlInTx wrote:I'm looking for the best splitter schools too. Although low GPA, high LSAT. Also looking to practice in Texas. Where ya from?


West Texas, the Midland area. How about you?

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Re: Best splitter schools. High GPA, lower LSAT

Postby caneman13 » Sun May 09, 2010 12:30 pm

you can check my profile...a bunch of these schools don't want to reject a high GPA, but with a lower LSAT they are all about the wait list. I'd retake the LSAT, wish I had done that.

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Postby hellokitty » Sun May 09, 2010 12:33 pm

I'm also wondering about this...

Also, is 159 your only score or your highest score?

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Re: Best splitter schools. High GPA, lower LSAT

Postby FuManChusco » Sun May 09, 2010 5:26 pm

DerrickRose wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:
motiontodismiss wrote:
mistergoft wrote:Retake. For the love of god.

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Re: Best splitter schools. High GPA, lower LSAT

Postby SaintClarence27 » Sun May 09, 2010 5:30 pm

DerrickRose wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:
motiontodismiss wrote:
mistergoft wrote:Retake. For the love of god.


I'd include FuManchu, but it only will let me imbed 4 quotes. Lame.

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Re: Best splitter schools. High GPA, lower LSAT

Postby pmunroe » Sun May 09, 2010 11:50 pm

this is the perfect example of why neither gpa nor lsat score is an accurate determinant of how well you will do in law school. you can retake the lsat if you arent happy with your score, but if you mess up a semester or two in undergrad there is nothing you can do about it

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Re: Best splitter schools. High GPA, lower LSAT

Postby GirlInTx » Sun May 09, 2010 11:55 pm

horsethief80 wrote:
GirlInTx wrote:I'm looking for the best splitter schools too. Although low GPA, high LSAT. Also looking to practice in Texas. Where ya from?


West Texas, the Midland area. How about you?


Houston. And like everyone else said... retake. Your GPA is great. If you an boost your score to 168+ I'd shoot for UT.

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Postby Kilpatrick » Mon May 10, 2010 12:06 am

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Re: Best splitter schools. High GPA, lower LSAT

Postby darknightbegins » Mon May 10, 2010 12:07 am

pmunroe wrote:this is the perfect example of why neither gpa nor lsat score is an accurate determinant of how well you will do in law school. you can retake the lsat if you arent happy with your score, but if you mess up a semester or two in undergrad there is nothing you can do about it


Pretty much, but what else are they going to use. We can rant about the failures of all standarized tests, LSAT, ACT, SAT, IQ tests etc. Just not sure what else admissions can use. Can't blame them really, it is all they got.




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