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ED option

Postby answer23 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:32 pm

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Re: AA Male ED option

Postby JustE » Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:25 pm

answer23 wrote:Hi I'm AA male 2.9 gpa 160 lsat and I'm planning on ED at UVA. Is that a wise decision? My goal is big law. I want to have the best chance at squezing into t14. I've already taken the lsat 3 times and 160 is my best score.


Honestly, that's prob the best answer. Anyone think there's a shot at Cornell?

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Re: AA Male ED option

Postby 005618502 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:30 pm

answer23 wrote:Hi I'm AA male 2.9 gpa 160 lsat and I'm planning on ED at UVA. Is that a wise decision? My goal is big law. I want to have the best chance at squezing into t14. I've already taken the lsat 3 times and 160 is my best score.


Is there actually any shot at all with those numbers?

What was your studying like to only score a 160 after 3 tries if you dont mind me asking?

EDIT: After looking around I can confirm you have no shot at T14 with those numbers. The 2.9 in UG .... how does that even happen

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Re: AA Male ED option

Postby 20130312 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:59 pm

AssumptionRequired wrote:
answer23 wrote:Hi I'm AA male 2.9 gpa 160 lsat and I'm planning on ED at UVA. Is that a wise decision? My goal is big law. I want to have the best chance at squezing into t14. I've already taken the lsat 3 times and 160 is my best score.


Is there actually any shot at all with those numbers?

What was your studying like to only score a 160 after 3 tries if you dont mind me asking?

EDIT: After looking around I can confirm you have no shot at T14 with those numbers. The 2.9 in UG .... how does that even happen


No need to be nasty. If you're insistent on applying this year, OP, ED to UVA immediately.

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Re: AA Male ED option

Postby JustE » Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:40 pm

No need to be nasty. If you're insistent on applying this year, OP, ED to UVA immediately.


Agreed... Make sure there's a damn good personal and diversity statement. If you can make a case for the GPA in an addendum, someone might snatch you up. Good luck!

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Re: AA Male ED option

Postby 005618502 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:47 pm

JustE wrote:
No need to be nasty. If you're insistent on applying this year, OP, ED to UVA immediately.


Agreed... Make sure there's a damn good personal and diversity statement. If you can make a case for the GPA in an addendum, someone might snatch you up. Good luck!


Is this realistic with these numbers? No one has offered info on this. I am not trying to be mean. I feel like good advice here would be to take some time off and really put full effort into studying for this test. Scoring a 160 is good but scoring a 168+ would open a whole new world of schools.

OP: you are so late in the cycle, I would wait, study, take the LSAT next June, apply early and enjoy much much better results. (that is if you dont get into a T14 with an ED, I just dont know how realistic that is)

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Re: AA Male ED option

Postby 20130312 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 5:48 pm

AA male is the best URM boost possible. Plus, URM cycles are difficult to predict. I think if he EDs he has a chance.

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Re: AA Male ED option

Postby 005618502 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:21 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:AA male is the best URM boost possible. Plus, URM cycles are difficult to predict. I think if he EDs he has a chance.


NA with tribal card>>>>>>>>>>>>AA

Best of luck OP, I really hope I am wrong and the ED gets you in!

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Re: AA Male ED option

Postby 20121109 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:26 pm

AssumptionRequired wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:AA male is the best URM boost possible. Plus, URM cycles are difficult to predict. I think if he EDs he has a chance.


NA with tribal card>>>>>>>>>>>>AA

Best of luck OP, I really hope I am wrong and the ED gets you in!


I'm afraid this is not true.

AA male and a NA with tribal card receive at least the same, and if one receives more of a boost than another, it's probably the former.

OP, it may be too late, but EDing at NW maybe your best bet. I know an AA female who got in with similar stats. UVA seems unlikely. Please PM me for more details.

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Re: AA Male ED option

Postby 20130312 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:21 pm

ED to NW is a full ride. OP almost certainly wouldn't get this.

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Re: AA Male ED option

Postby JamMasterJ » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:34 pm

GAIAtheCHEERLEADER wrote:
AssumptionRequired wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:AA male is the best URM boost possible. Plus, URM cycles are difficult to predict. I think if he EDs he has a chance.


NA with tribal card>>>>>>>>>>>>AA

Best of luck OP, I really hope I am wrong and the ED gets you in!


I'm afraid this is not true.

AA male and a NA with tribal card receive at least the same, and if one receives more of a boost than another, it's probably the former.

OP, it may be too late, but EDing at NW maybe your best bet. I know an AA female who got in with similar stats. UVA seems unlikely. Please PM me for more details.

Yeah, AA male > or = NA > AA female >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> everything else




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