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Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby Mirrored » Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:21 am

So, I just took my first raw diagnostic under real test conditions (unfamiliar room, 35 minutes, time written on board, administered with others, uncomfortable desk, etc). I took it after only studying for four hours the week before.

I scored a 165.

So now, I am preparing to study and get at a minimum, an 8 point improvement to 173.

Assuming I make that goal, I have a 2.75 gpa to contend with, but 3 years of being promoted and showing strong ability in the legal field, so a great work history.

My question is, what schools like splitters and have good litigation programs?

My first thoughts is that Northwestern is a good goal due to their emphasis on real world experience. I feel confident that I can achieve an 8 point increase, and that it would put me in a position to land here.

Any other recommendations? I want either T14, or Cali with strong regional pull.

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby Holly Golightly » Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:23 am

Get a 170+, go to Northwestern. See you there!

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby Azmatt » Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:30 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:Get a 170+, go to Northwestern. See you there!



is Northwestern that much of a lock with 170+ and decent work experience?

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby nycsoul87 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:32 pm

Yes, but you need 172+ and 2+ yrs of work experience

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby 09042014 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:39 pm

nycsoul87 wrote:Yes, but you need 172+ and 2+ yrs of work experience


He might get in with a 170, but he's going to have to apply early decision. In fact anyone who wants NU who is below 3.0 probably needs to ED.

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby kaydish21 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:41 pm

Definitely in ED at Northwestern with a 172+, probably in at UVA if you ED also.

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby 09042014 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:42 pm

kaydish21 wrote:Definitely in ED at Northwestern with a 172+, probably in at UVA if you ED also.


WL at UVA, they don't take anyone who doesn't round to 3.0.

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby kaydish21 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:58 pm

True, 2.75 is low, RC fail on my part.

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby OG Loc » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:14 pm

2.x/17x is not a lock at any school.

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby kaydish21 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:20 pm

Yeah it is dude, Coooooooleeeeyyyyy. I mean according to their rankings, they are like #10 or something like that.

And I absolutely love the Melo tar, I missed the championship by a year before I went to Cuse.

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby Dr. Strangelove » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:37 pm

Northwestern, UVA, and GeorgeTTTown are all possibilities.
Michigan and Penn are possible but not probable.
Maybe UCLA if you're a Cali resident- there were some sub 3.0's who got into UCLA this year.

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby rayiner » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:46 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
kaydish21 wrote:Definitely in ED at Northwestern with a 172+, probably in at UVA if you ED also.


WL at UVA, they don't take anyone who doesn't round to 3.0.


At least this cycle. They took a few in previous cycles.

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby D. H2Oman » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:47 pm

rayiner wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
kaydish21 wrote:Definitely in ED at Northwestern with a 172+, probably in at UVA if you ED also.


WL at UVA, they don't take anyone who doesn't round to 3.0.


At least this cycle. They took a few in previous cycles.



They will take <3.0 if you're in state.

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby OG Loc » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:51 pm

kaydish21 wrote:Yeah it is dude, Coooooooleeeeyyyyy. I mean according to their rankings, they are like #10 or something like that.

And I absolutely love the Melo tar, I missed the championship by a year before I went to Cuse.


Cooley MAY be a lock, but I would recommend ED to maximize chances :lol:

You were a year ahead of me, then. Both of our classes were shafted for sports - Memories of Terrence Roberts and Perry Patterson will haunt me for many moons.

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Re: Splitter Friendly Schools

Postby CanadianWolf » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:40 pm

I hope that you do well on the LSAT. It is very difficult to answer your question without an actual LSAT score & without knowing your major course of study as well as your type of work. For example, if your degree is in criminology and not in chemical, electrical or aerospace engineering, then your chances dim considerably; also if your work experience is in the cafeteria or mailroom, then it may not help much.




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