YHS Chances?

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YHS Chances?

Postby Child Please » Sun Sep 18, 2016 8:58 pm

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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby grades?? » Sun Sep 18, 2016 9:09 pm

Not good

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BenShapiro
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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby BenShapiro » Sun Sep 18, 2016 9:22 pm

You published 8 papers and have an LSAT score that low? You might just want to hold off on law school and retake the LSAT because the LSAT is pretty easy to learn.

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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Sun Sep 18, 2016 9:22 pm

grades?? wrote:Not good

If you have a problem with a post just ignore or report it, there's no need to snark.

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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby Child Please » Sun Sep 18, 2016 9:31 pm

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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby KunAgnis » Sun Sep 18, 2016 9:33 pm

Based on myLSN you have a shot with H but the problem is the sample size is too small. I went back to 2009 and only found about 3 people with your stats. Personally, I'm not sure you have a score since you posted a range; it seems like you are PT'ing in that range. In that case, I think if you got 168+, you might have a strong chance with H. Y and S are blackboxes from what I hear, and I think other TLSers will also say likewise. Good luck OP!
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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby runinthefront » Sun Sep 18, 2016 9:33 pm

With a 165+, youd have a very good chance at Harvard. With a 167+, you'd probably have slightly less than coin toss's chance at Y, too. I don't know about S, though.

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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby Baby Gaga » Sun Sep 18, 2016 9:59 pm

Hard to tell with limited info from mylsn but anecdotally I think you're in at H, reasonable chance at Y and S, but still retake.

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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby jelufowoju » Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:15 pm

Great shot at H and S, not too sure about Y but a decent shot, not great though. If you're gunning for Y, retake and try to get at least a 170. I'm an AA male who attended H for undergrad, a few friends of mine (all AA) applied last cycle with numbers that were somewhat similar to yours, all got H and S, but all were either wl'd or dinged at Y. While a disproportionate amount of students that attend HYS were HYPS undergrads, YLS didn't give a shit that my friends were H undergrads, none of them got in, there was no "ivy league" boost to go along with the URM boost. The only AA that I know of from my social circle that got Y had a 175 and 3.94. Anyways I digress, you're bound to have a great cycle, good luck!
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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby grades?? » Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:23 pm

A. Nony Mouse wrote:
grades?? wrote:Not good

If you have a problem with a post just ignore or report it, there's no need to snark.


It was my fault, I read it as asking purely for Yale. I think OP has a decent shot at Harvard, below 25% shot at Stanford and Yale is a black box but that LSAT is way too low even for a URM, so very likely little to no chance at Yale. My bad.

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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:35 pm

grades?? wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
grades?? wrote:Not good

If you have a problem with a post just ignore or report it, there's no need to snark.


It was my fault, I read it as asking purely for Yale. I think OP has a decent shot at Harvard, below 25% shot at Stanford and Yale is a black box but that LSAT is way too low even for a URM, so very likely little to no chance at Yale. My bad.

Ah, gotcha. No worries.

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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby Child Please » Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:40 pm

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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby KunAgnis » Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:52 pm

Child Please wrote:So....am I not reading this predictor correctly or what?


http://mylsn.info/a8s04q/


You read it correctly you just entered more years than I did. The problem with that method is that 2006's results may not reflect 2016 -2017 results - look at how people are complaining about this year being more difficult for splitters. Maybe it remains more stable for URMs but I'd like to be a bit more careful if I were OP to guarantee my results that I want.

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Re: YHS Chances?

Postby jelufowoju » Sun Sep 18, 2016 11:40 pm

Child Please wrote:So....am I not reading this predictor correctly or what?


http://mylsn.info/a8s04q/


Be careful about over extrapolating from the data on mylsn.. You're pretty much a lock for Harvard on down but as others have said, YLS is a black box, they reject AA's with your stats all the time. One of my good friends, an AA male had a 3.97 gpa from Harvard to go along with a 169 LSAT, he also had very strong softs and LORs, including one from an HLS prof, yet YLS gave no fucks and he got a straight ding, not even a WL. Just apply, work hard on your 250 and see what happens.




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