Better to submit in three weeks with a mediocre PS or wait?

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Better to submit in three weeks with a mediocre PS or wait?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:23 pm

I am applying to places like American, Brooklyn, Richmond, St Johns, Fordham, Washington and Lee.

My lsat score is below median for most schools I am applying to. Gpa is above or at median for most of them.

I have been working hard on my Personal statement but it still is mediocre quality... Not good. Is it best I wait to submit in march or late February so I can craft a really great PS? Or should I just submit my apps by the end of this month with a mediocre not so great PS?

My point is- what will help me have a better chance of getting in? An app with mediocre PS submitted late this month or submitting in late February or March with a better PS? I am nervous submitting late will affect my chances greatly especially with my lsat being below median at most schools I apply to.

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Re: Better to submit in three weeks with a mediocre PS or wait?

Postby Nova » Sat Jan 11, 2014 1:41 pm

You are way behind.

You should retake in June and apply in September.

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Re: Better to submit in three weeks with a mediocre PS or wait?

Postby kublaikahn » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:31 pm

Retake. But re-study first.

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Re: Better to submit in three weeks with a mediocre PS or wait?

Postby LET'S GET IT » Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:24 pm

Nova wrote:You are way behind.

You should retake in June and apply in September.



+1. Even if you got in either way, the schools you mentioned are not worth sticker. Their employment outcomes just don't justify it.

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Re: Better to submit in three weeks with a mediocre PS or wait?

Postby mach9zero » Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:04 am

Are you sure law is for you. I say that sincerely, because first you should have already tied up your completions, and second because you think you can't bang out two pages in three weeks. Post it and we'll help you rip it apart, but what do I think should do? Skip all those schools that aren't paying you $$$ and try for more regional with scholly.




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