Kent Sticker VS JMLS(16k a year) VS Depaul(sticker)

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Kent Sticker VS JMLS(16k a year) VS Depaul(sticker)

Postby Ktenas » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:18 pm

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I'm unsure if i want to pay sticker price at kent. I was offered 16k off JMLS. Still waiting on numbers for depaul.

I applied really late into the cycle (took the june 2011 LSAT). I should not of waited this late to apply. I basically have one week to make my decision. I dont know if i want to put off going to school for another year.
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Re: Attending a school with below average numbers

Postby bk1 » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:23 pm

Things that should be on your list of worries:

1. Sticker at Kent.

Things that should not be on your list of worries:

1. How you stack up to your classmates.

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Re: Attending a school with below average numbers

Postby bk1 » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:29 pm

Wait a second... don't you have a 3.9 which is above median everywhere and aren't you applying next cycle?

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Re: Attending a school with below average numbers

Postby ndirish2010 » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:29 pm

Please do not go to Kent unless you get a full ride. If UIUC and NDLS are placing ~20% right now and their main markets are Chicago, imagine what Kent, Loyola, etc... are doing.

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Re: Attending a school with below average numbers

Postby YourCaptain » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:30 pm

bk1 wrote:Things that should be on your list of worries:

1. Sticker at Kent.

Things that should not be on your list of worries:

1. How you stack up to your classmates.

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Re: Attending a school with below average numbers

Postby Ktenas » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:32 pm

bk1 wrote:Wait a second... don't you have a 3.9 which is above median everywhere and aren't you applying next cycle?


My degree GPA was 3.91, however i was a transfer student. My LSDAS GPA is 3.5. I applied on monday actually and got accepted on wednesday. Didnt think i would hear back so soon.

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Re: Attending a school with below average numbers

Postby joemoviebuff » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:42 pm

I've read that Chicago was a bloodbath for T14 students with decent grades, so I'd be really scared at going to a school like Kent right now, and please God don't go to John Marshall. I'd reconsider going this year if I was you, perhaps retake the LSAT and reapply next year. You will thank yourself in three years.

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Re: Kent Sticker VS JMLS(16k a year) VS Depaul(sticker)

Postby bk1 » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:44 pm

Retake/reapply. These schools are bad.

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Re: Kent Sticker VS JMLS(16k a year) VS Depaul(sticker)

Postby firemed » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:55 pm

bk1 wrote:Retake/reapply. These schools are bad.


+1

With a 3.5 and a 163+ you can at least get some schollys at good T2s and maybe ED to some good T1s.... or pay sticker there at least.

I too have heard horrible employment stories re: Chicago.

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Re: Kent Sticker VS JMLS(16k a year) VS Depaul(sticker)

Postby ndirish2010 » Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:16 pm

firemed wrote:
bk1 wrote:Retake/reapply. These schools are bad.


+1

With a 3.5 and a 163+ you can at least get some schollys at good T2s and maybe ED to some good T1s.... or pay sticker there at least.

I too have heard horrible employment stories re: Chicago.


It's getting better, but last year and two years ago were awful to say the least. Still, a Chicago T2 is pretty hopeless outside the top 10%.




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