Applying to one school.

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sally o'malley
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Applying to one school.

Postby sally o'malley » Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:24 pm

Hey, quick question. I am only applying to the one law school in my state. They require a 'why U of X' statement. Should I mention that I am only applying to their law school, or does that give them an edge? Is it better to let them think I have other options? Thanks! Numbers: 158/3.2 Lsat top 25%, GPA bottom 25%.

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pebbles123
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Re: Applying to one school.

Postby pebbles123 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:16 pm

I would not say that you are only applying to one school in your statement, as it gives them an edge and is restricting your options. I would also consider applying to additional schools so that you have a back-up plan should your first choice not work out as hoped.

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Grizz
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Re: Applying to one school.

Postby Grizz » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:22 pm

Apply to similarly ranked schools for scholarship leverage.




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