How much of a boost for AA males?

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Wade LeBosh
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Re: How much of a boost for AA males?

Postby Wade LeBosh » Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:31 pm

DoubleChecks wrote:
point was what score he should prob need at least for a decent shot at HLS, and 171+ wouldnt do it imo

not about how he should practice -- should always aim for the highest, just thought your assessment wasnt as accurate


Point taken I just said 171 because that puts him within HLS median.

mcdad wrote:OP, another way to rephrase the question is: Why would you only want to go to a law school where both your GPA and LSAT would put you at the lower end of the class for three years when at a slightly lower ranked school you could make law review? It sounds like a recipe for misery.


There's no guarantee he'd make LR at a lower ranked school so he's better off going with the best job prospects. Besides, there is no evidence that a lower UGPA puts you at a competitive disadvantage against those with higher ones. Why would you encourage someone to go to a worse school than he could?

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Re: How much of a boost for AA males?

Postby krad » Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:34 pm

Woah @ the intensity ITT.

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Re: How much of a boost for AA males?

Postby liltay357 » Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:19 pm

You guys really ruined an interesting thread topic for me. Im an AA female and I have similiar numbers and could really use the advice. Welp to the archives for me. OP I suggest you look there too, wont have to look at hypotheticals. Can look for actual admitted students with your same numbers. I will let you know what I find.

And for what its worth.......................actually its not.

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Re: How much of a boost for AA males?

Postby jgloster » Wed Dec 15, 2010 2:37 pm

Also: assuming 170 LSAT, 3.0 GPA where will I get money? Exclusively schools outside of top 5? Wassup

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Re: How much of a boost for AA males?

Postby High_Hopes » Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:10 pm

jgloster wrote:Also: assuming 170 LSAT, 3.0 GPA where will I get money? Exclusively schools outside of top 5? Wassup


lawschoolnumbers.com

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Re: How much of a boost for AA males?

Postby sophia.olive » Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:27 pm

liltay357 wrote:You guys really ruined an interesting thread topic for me. Im an AA female and I have similiar numbers and could really use the advice. Welp to the archives for me. OP I suggest you look there too, wont have to look at hypotheticals. Can look for actual admitted students with your same numbers. I will let you know what I find.

And for what its worth.......................actually its not.



WHAT are you guys doing. This has all been answered. Do you just read every other word of every other post!

"similiar numbers"???? he doesnt even have an lsat score. And the past people who scored what you all might score are already posted in my first post on the first page.

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Re: How much of a boost for AA males?

Postby sophia.olive » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:00 pm

You just are not going to find a lot of information on an AA with a 3.0 and an imaginary LSAT:

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Re: How much of a boost for AA males?

Postby 20121109 » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:44 pm

things fall apart wrote:
GAIAtheCHEERLEADER wrote:You guys need to learn to play nice in here. Or expect a ban.

Also, OP, with a 3.0 GPA, that may be too low even if you get a 174+

I know an AA guy in HLS, and he got in with a 174/3.2 but he had serious work experience too.

Just do the best you can on the LSAT and hope for the best. If things don't work out, you'll probably end up at NYU or Columbia or a full ride in the T14. And, I sincerely doubt anyone would be disappointed with such an outcome.


See this is what i mean, always trying to censor the strong voice! This is why theres a boost- to get the word out!!!

Gaia if there were a picture of you on here I'd be obligated to draw the Adolf mustache on it just to demonstrate how you represent the third reich since we disagree over something


Dude?

Don't post this BS and then send me PMs. You're irritating me.

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Re: How much of a boost for AA males?

Postby jgloster » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:47 pm

sophia.olive wrote:
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THanx for the advice

Now GTFO my thread please




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