Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

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Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby circle.the.wagons » Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:20 am

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Re: Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby GoGreen17 » Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:27 am

I'm also an engineering splitter with very similar numbers. I don't think you're reaching too high at all, but it's really hard to say for sure before you take the LSAT.

So for now, I'd say prepare yourself to apply to a wide range of schools and then narrow it down to a reasonable number once you have a real score.

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Re: Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby grades?? » Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:29 am

This doesn't matter until you have a score. Unfortunately this forum is full of people saying I'm practice testing X don't worry I will score Y. Usually doesn't happen. Just study and come back when you have a score.

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Re: Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby circle.the.wagons » Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:40 am

Right, I totally understand that everything is meaningless without a score, but bc I'm taking in December, I'm trying to get all my stuff in order so I can send out apps as soon as my score comes in.

As far as casting a wide net, where else should I even look? BU and GMU? I want to practice in NYC ideally, but I guess Id survive in Boston or DC.

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Re: Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby existentialcrisis » Tue Nov 01, 2016 12:17 pm

circle.the.wagons wrote:Right, I totally understand that everything is meaningless without a score, but bc I'm taking in December, I'm trying to get all my stuff in order so I can send out apps as soon as my score comes in.

As far as casting a wide net, where else should I even look? BU and GMU? I want to practice in NYC ideally, but I guess Id survive in Boston or DC.


If I were you I'd take the patent bar before starting school. I would think with your background you should be able to land an IP gig in NYC from all those schools.

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Re: Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby circle.the.wagons » Tue Nov 01, 2016 12:25 pm

existentialcrisis wrote:
circle.the.wagons wrote:Right, I totally understand that everything is meaningless without a score, but bc I'm taking in December, I'm trying to get all my stuff in order so I can send out apps as soon as my score comes in.

As far as casting a wide net, where else should I even look? BU and GMU? I want to practice in NYC ideally, but I guess Id survive in Boston or DC.


If I were you I'd take the patent bar before starting school. I would think with your background you should be able to land an IP gig in NYC from all those schools.

I've already taken it and passed it. Thank God thats over.

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Re: Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby Rigo » Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:23 pm

Add WUSTL if you do in fact score high 160's.

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Re: Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby circle.the.wagons » Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:37 pm

Can anyone explain why there is a discrepancy between the mylst table and the LSAC table?

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Re: Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby circle.the.wagons » Sun Nov 06, 2016 6:54 pm

Rigo wrote:Add WUSTL if you do in fact score high 160's.


Is WUSTL an OK idea if I want to end up in NYC? I know it's well ranked and seems to have good job placement, but I have no connection at all to St. Louis and don't really want to end up there.

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Re: Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby Rigo » Sun Nov 06, 2016 6:59 pm

circle.the.wagons wrote:
Rigo wrote:Add WUSTL if you do in fact score high 160's.

Is WUSTL an OK idea if I want to end up in NYC? I know it's well ranked and seems to have good job placement, but I have no connection at all to St. Louis and don't really want to end up there.

Vast majority of its graduates do not stay in St. Louis. I'm not saying you should definitely go there but they are very generous with scholarship money if you are a splitter.

It's good to have a low cost option on the table when making your decision.

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Re: Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby circle.the.wagons » Sun Nov 06, 2016 7:15 pm

OK thanks. I think I'm going to add BU (reach probably) and WUSTL to my list.

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Re: Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby Rigo » Sun Nov 06, 2016 7:26 pm

Don't put the cart before horse. Study hard for the LSAT for now; dream later.

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Re: Am I aiming too high? (engineering, splitter)

Postby circle.the.wagons » Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:06 pm

Haha I meant my "School List" on the LSAC website. I'm trying to have all my applications otherwise completed so that all I have to do is enter my LSAT score and apply once I get it.



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