Mexican American Male, 3.31 gpa 163 lsat Michigan ED?

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mdelacruz
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Mexican American Male, 3.31 gpa 163 lsat Michigan ED?

Postby mdelacruz » Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:39 pm

Is Michigan out of the picture if I do a gpa/lsat addendum? Solid recs from a t20 undergrad, decent ps and softs (sga, president of a couple clubs, etc), 3 years work exp in banking.

Any advice much appreciated!

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dietcoke1
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Re: Mexican American Male, 3.31 gpa 163 lsat Michigan ED?

Postby dietcoke1 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:56 pm

I would not ED to Michigan. There is no attached scholarship with it if you were to get in.
But to answer your question, Mich is a major reach for you.

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Re: Mexican American Male, 3.31 gpa 163 lsat Michigan ED?

Postby Hi-So - ArshavinFan » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:33 pm

mdelacruz wrote:Is Michigan out of the picture if I do a gpa/lsat addendum? Solid recs from a t20 undergrad, decent ps and softs (sga, president of a couple clubs, etc), 3 years work exp in banking.

Any advice much appreciated!



What's preventing you from a retake? Your GPA isn't on the strong-side, and your LSAT (while being a competitive score) doesnt make up for your GPA.
I dont think IBanking is a good enough soft either - unless you've closed on some incredible deals and articul8 on your experiences within your application ( just my opinion tho)

You have a shot thou - undergrad institutions really do matter and the letter of recs ( if from professors) can make up for a lot

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Re: Mexican American Male, 3.31 gpa 163 lsat Michigan ED?

Postby Platopus » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:37 pm

Hi-So - ArshavinFan wrote:
You have a shot thou - undergrad institutions really do matter and the letter of recs ( if from professors) can make up for a lot


Curious where you are getting this information?

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Re: Mexican American Male, 3.31 gpa 163 lsat Michigan ED?

Postby Hi-So - ArshavinFan » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:45 pm

Platopus wrote:
Hi-So - ArshavinFan wrote:
You have a shot thou - undergrad institutions really do matter and the letter of recs ( if from professors) can make up for a lot


Curious where you are getting this information?


Just Pm'ed

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Re: Mexican American Male, 3.31 gpa 163 lsat Michigan ED?

Postby mdelacruz » Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:48 pm

Hi-So - ArshavinFan wrote:
mdelacruz wrote:Is Michigan out of the picture if I do a gpa/lsat addendum? Solid recs from a t20 undergrad, decent ps and softs (sga, president of a couple clubs, etc), 3 years work exp in banking.

Any advice much appreciated!



What's preventing you from a retake? Your GPA isn't on the strong-side, and your LSAT (while being a competitive score) doesnt make up for your GPA.
I dont think IBanking is a good enough soft either - unless you've closed on some incredible deals and articul8 on your experiences within your application ( just my opinion tho)

You have a shot thou - undergrad institutions really do matter and the letter of recs ( if from professors) can make up for a lot



Nothing is preventing me. I just wanted to know whether the test is something I will need to continue to study for or whether I can still get in by applying early as a URM.

And I don't consider it all that good of a soft, trust me. It's decent at best.

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Re: Mexican American Male, 3.31 gpa 163 lsat Michigan ED?

Postby poptart123 » Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:12 am

dietcoke1 wrote:I would not ED to Michigan. There is no attached scholarship with it if you were to get in.
But to answer your question, Mich is a major reach for you.


I agree. Not a bad LSAT by any means but you have to balance your GPA out. With your GPA Michigan is probably looking for at least a 166.




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