URM 154/ 3.8/ Working Mom of 2

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brownvd
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URM 154/ 3.8/ Working Mom of 2

Postby brownvd » Mon Nov 29, 2010 7:43 pm

I'm a married, AA, mom of two toddlers. I've been employed with a fortune 500 company for the past 6 yrs (since high school) and haven't had much involvement in community activities. What do you all think are my chances of admissions to T1/T2 schools and $$ without retaking LSAT. I really don't think my score will improve. I studied the bibles for 4 months prior to taking the test, took about 30 timed practice tests, and a powerscore weekend course.

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renaissanceman83
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Re: URM 154/ 3.8/ Working Mom of 2

Postby renaissanceman83 » Mon Nov 29, 2010 7:47 pm

T2 for sure. Almost positive you can get into a number of T1 schools as well. GPA is excellent. LSAT still above average and with URM status boost of 5-8 LSAT points, that puts you in competition with 3.8/162.

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Re: URM 154/ 3.8/ Working Mom of 2

Postby brownvd » Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:08 pm

thanks, I hope so.

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Re: URM 154/ 3.8/ Working Mom of 2

Postby djjf39 » Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:17 pm

OP, I would apply regionally based on where you want to live. I am certain you could get a fee waiver for nearly all of your apps. I would target private regional schools where your GPA is above 75% for money.


More info about what you are looking for and you will likely get more feedback.

Oh, killer PS and DS will help with the $$ too.

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Re: URM 154/ 3.8/ Working Mom of 2

Postby brownvd » Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:34 pm

I live in VA and have applied to W&M and Richmond. I'm hoping to not have to relocate because my husband works here. I can commute to either of those locations. I'm also thinking of applying to Mason, Howard, and Georgetown. I was planning to apply to UVA as well prior to the LSAT. I did not write a diversity statement but I included just about everything that I think makes me diverse in my ps & optional essay. I'm not 100% against moving out of state, it would just be more of a sacrifice for me and my fam. & would definetly need $$ to consider it. I want to practice in the SouthEast doesn't have to be VA. I've received lots of fee waivers from T1/T2 after taking the LSAT does that really mean I have a shot or is it to increase their number of applicants?




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