153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

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153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby Law13school » Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:17 am

I have applied to several schools. I got a 153 on the LSAT and have a 3.5 gpa (should be higher when I graduate). Where should I apply to school, and where should I hope to end up?

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby dowu » Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:19 am

Law13school wrote:I have applied to several schools. I got a 153 on the LSAT and have a 3.5 gpa (should be higher when I graduate). Where should I apply to school, and where should I hope to end up?

Please retake your LSAT.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby PRgradBYU » Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:51 am

nmop_apisdn wrote:Please retake your LSAT.


+1. Your GPA is decent... don't miss out on opportunities by wasting it on a 153.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby deadpanic » Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:23 am

No other options other than retake, especially being in FL. UF & FSU are out.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby itachiuchiha » Tue Jan 15, 2013 10:50 pm

Law13school wrote:I have applied to several schools. I got a 153 on the LSAT and have a 3.5 gpa (should be higher when I graduate). Where should I apply to school, and where should I hope to end up?


Retake or Nova Southeastern University or FIU Law

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby romothesavior » Tue Jan 15, 2013 11:05 pm

There is no law school in Florida (or anywhere else, for that matter) worth going to that will take a 153 LSAT. If you can't get in-state at UF or FSU, don't go.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby gaud » Tue Jan 15, 2013 11:07 pm

nmop_apisdn wrote:Please retake your LSAT.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby 313DetroitLove » Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:27 pm

retake bro

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby ajax » Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:33 pm

You should not go to law school with a 153 on the LSAT, unless you care to become a slave to debt.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby ndirish2010 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:05 pm

You should go...to study for the LSAT.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby RhymesLikeDimes » Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:26 pm

With the studying you could do from now until June, you could have a shot at 170+ and the T14. If you aren't willing to do the work it takes to get a great LSAT, you aren't going to succeed at any reputable law school.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby stillwater » Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:06 pm

Retake. That LSAT is TTT and you never wanna end up at a TTT.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby Lacepiece23 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:15 pm

RhymesLikeDimes wrote:With the studying you could do from now until June, you could have a shot at 170+ and the T14. If you aren't willing to do the work it takes to get a great LSAT, you aren't going to succeed at any reputable law school.


Not necessarily true... but your point about retaking is.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby RhymesLikeDimes » Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:23 pm

Well, I guess it's not entirely true. But I just get sick of hearing "I'm not going to bother with the LSAT, I'll just graduate top-5 and outwork everyone later." If you don't have the motivation to spend 3 months studying to go from TTT dump to a decent T30, you do not have the motivation to make it from TTT to a decent job.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:22 pm

RhymesLikeDimes wrote:Well, I guess it's not entirely true. But I just get sick of hearing "I'm not going to bother with the LSAT, I'll just graduate top-5 and outwork everyone later." If you don't have the motivation to spend 3 months studying to go from TTT dump to a decent T30, you do not have the motivation to make it from TTT to a decent job.

Been saying this for years, couldn't agree more. If you really want to be a reputable attorney, you'll retake.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby hopingfor160 » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:14 pm

How are your softs? Those really do matter. I have been accepted to numerous schools with several full scholarships to top 50,40, and 30. I still have hope of getting T20 and T 14. This place is not kind to people like us.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby romothesavior » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:34 pm

hopingfor160 wrote:How are your softs? Those really do matter. I have been accepted to numerous schools with several full scholarships to top 50,40, and 30. I still have hope of getting T20 and T 14. This place is not kind to people like us.

What are your softs? You drastically outperformed your numbers in a way I've never seen before.

ETA: ah just realized you're a URM. Still a pretty good cycle for your numbers but not as radical as I first thought. FYI you should probably retake too.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby uvabro » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:39 pm

romothesavior wrote:
RhymesLikeDimes wrote:Well, I guess it's not entirely true. But I just get sick of hearing "I'm not going to bother with the LSAT, I'll just graduate top-5 and outwork everyone later." If you don't have the motivation to spend 3 months studying to go from TTT dump to a decent T30, you do not have the motivation to make it from TTT to a decent job.

Been saying this for years, couldn't agree more. If you really want to be a reputable attorney, you'll retake.

you underrate that if one tries and fails on a standardized test, they can only blame themselves. why would one bother with trying and taking responsibility for their actions when they can go to a TTTT, never work, then blame their failures on racism, affirmative action, anti-semitism, zionists, democrats, republicans, women, men, being a minority or not being a minority. the trademark of tttt students is largely people who are always right, and when they're not, it's someone else's fault.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby grapefruits » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:47 pm

PRgradBYU wrote:
nmop_apisdn wrote:Please retake your LSAT.


+1. Your GPA is decent... don't miss out on opportunities by wasting it on a 153.


Coming from this dude with a bangin LSAT. What's that whole pot callin the kettle black thing?

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby cahwc12 » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:50 pm

hopingfor160 wrote:How are your softs? Thoses matter. I have been accepted to numerous schools with several full scholarships to top 50,40, and 30. I still have hope of getting T20 and T 14. This place is not kind to people like us.


http://lawschoolnumbers.com/hoping160

OP, presumably not URM, has no hope of the kind of cycle you have had thus far, and you need to retake your LSAT as well.

edit: scooped.
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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby hephaestus » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:50 pm

ndirish2010 wrote:You should go...to study for the LSAT.

This is the only option.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby chem! » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:52 pm

ImNoScar wrote:
ndirish2010 wrote:You should go...to study for the LSAT.

This is the only option.

Absolutely. Study your butt off, retake and apply next cycle.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby mephistopheles » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:53 pm

there are many other available careers out there.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby uvabro » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:56 pm

hopingfor160 wrote:How are your softs? Those really do matter. I have been accepted to numerous schools with several full scholarships to top 50,40, and 30. I still have hope of getting T20 and T 14. This place is not kind to people like us.

dude u've been accepted bec ur above a 75th percentile and a URM. if u got a 160 you'd be in Harvard. i can see a good argument for there being affirmative action, but the odds of OP himself being able to become a black male are not great. this isn't tropic thunder.

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Re: 153 LSAT and 3.5 gpa from fl - where should I go/apply

Postby shifty_eyed » Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:19 pm

I want to start a retake success stories thread where people can post how retaking got them a free ride to their local regional, a chance at the t14 with money, etc. The problem is that the only appropriate forum would be the LSAT Prep, and it doesn't seem like reverse splitters spend much time there.

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