LSAT or GPA

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pleasesendhelp
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LSAT or GPA

Postby pleasesendhelp » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:29 pm

Which one is more important in determining scholarship offers?

I mainly ask because I have a 170 and plan on to apply to most of the T14, but I have an international transcript (I am a U.S. citizen). I'm a little concerned that having a foreign degree might exclude me from $$$ altogether...

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Re: LSAT or GPA

Postby jstanhope14 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:33 pm

pleasesendhelp wrote:Which one is more important in determining scholarship offers?

I mainly ask because I have a 170 and plan on to apply to most of the T14, but I have an international transcript (I am a U.S. citizen). I'm a little concerned that having a foreign degree might exclude me from $$$ altogether...


In general, LSAT is more important. I don't know much about international transcripts, though. Did you study in Canada?

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Re: LSAT or GPA

Postby cavalier1138 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:34 pm

Generally, I think LSAT is weighted more, but it's all about what the school is placing value on that year. Scholarship decisions are less predictable than admissions outcomes.

But no, you will not be overlooked for scholarships because of the international transcript.

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Re: LSAT or GPA

Postby pleasesendhelp » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:55 pm

jstanhope14 wrote:
pleasesendhelp wrote:Which one is more important in determining scholarship offers?

I mainly ask because I have a 170 and plan on to apply to most of the T14, but I have an international transcript (I am a U.S. citizen). I'm a little concerned that having a foreign degree might exclude me from $$$ altogether...


In general, LSAT is more important. I don't know much about international transcripts, though. Did you study in Canada?


I studied in South Korea. LSAC gave my transcript an evaluation of Above Average, which can be awarded to GPAs ranging from 3.0-3.9 lol.

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Re: LSAT or GPA

Postby pleasesendhelp » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:55 pm

cavalier1138 wrote:Generally, I think LSAT is weighted more, but it's all about what the school is placing value on that year. Scholarship decisions are less predictable than admissions outcomes.

But no, you will not be overlooked for scholarships because of the international transcript.


Whew! That's a big relief. Thank You :o

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Re: LSAT or GPA

Postby JustBrian » Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:33 am

Wahat are my chances to apply to most of the T14 if my LSAT is 157? ... but my GPA is around 3.7

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Re: LSAT or GPA

Postby lymenheimer » Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:35 am

JustBrian wrote:Wahat are my chances to apply to most of the T14 if my LSAT is 157? ... but my GPA is around 3.7

Chances are great! As long as you have the money for apps/waivers.

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Re: LSAT or GPA

Postby Clemenceau » Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:38 am

JustBrian wrote:Wahat are my chances to apply to most of the T14 if my LSAT is 157? ... but my GPA is around 3.7


Chances of gaining admission? Assuming you are not an URM, your chances are essentially zero.

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Re: LSAT or GPA

Postby pleasesendhelp » Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:14 pm

lymenheimer wrote:
JustBrian wrote:Wahat are my chances to apply to most of the T14 if my LSAT is 157? ... but my GPA is around 3.7

Chances are great! As long as you have the money for apps/waivers.


LOL after close reading I realized you weren't trolling :lol:

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Re: LSAT or GPA

Postby PrezRand » Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:20 pm

lymenheimer wrote:
JustBrian wrote:Wahat are my chances to apply to most of the T14 if my LSAT is 157? ... but my GPA is around 3.7

Chances are great! As long as you have the money for apps/waivers.

Lmao




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