What are my chances in CHICAGO

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What are my chances in CHICAGO

Postby gobears7 » Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:12 am

I want to work in chicago when I finish law school, i have a 3.2 GPA from a TOP undergrad school and i got a 170 on my last practice LSAT. What ar emy chances???

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Re: What are my chances in CHICAGO

Postby gwuorbust » Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:16 am

gobears7 wrote:I want to work in chicago when I finish law school, i have a 3.2 GPA from a TOP undergrad school and i got a 170 on my last practice LSAT. What ar emy chances???


Impossible to say without a real LSAT score. come back when you have one; results from a single practice test mean next to nothing.

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Re: What are my chances in CHICAGO

Postby gobears7 » Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:22 am

its not just a single practice test, my last one was 170 also

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Re: What are my chances in CHICAGO

Postby gwuorbust » Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:34 am

even assuming that your practice test correlate 100% with your actual results then with a 170/3.2 you are an auto-reject at Chicago. check out LSN. TOP :roll: undergrad doesn't matter in the sense that it will not help you. you are going to have to aim higher on the LSAT for Chicago.


btw, my practice tests averaged 171, with many being higher, and on the real LSAT I got a 163.. twice. practice tests =/= real results, ask anyone who has been here sometime.

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Re: What are my chances in CHICAGO

Postby traehekat » Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:38 am

3.3/177 is a reject from Chicago. I'm afraid your chances are slim, unless you are a URM.

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Re: What are my chances in CHICAGO

Postby gobears7 » Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:57 am

wait, all the chicago schools will reject me??? but i read on here that schools like high LSAT!!

what about UIUC? it's not in chicago but I read they liek high LSATs

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Re: What are my chances in CHICAGO

Postby holydonkey » Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:59 am

You have a very good chance of working in Chicago as it is a pretty big city. I can't say what you'll be doing, but there is a job for you.

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Re: What are my chances in CHICAGO

Postby Emma. » Sat Jun 19, 2010 11:13 am

gobears7 wrote:wait, all the chicago schools will reject me??? but i read on here that schools like high LSAT!!

what about UIUC? it's not in chicago but I read they liek high LSATs


If you have a couple years work experience you'd stand a good chance at NU with a 171 or above.

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Re: What are my chances in CHICAGO

Postby traehekat » Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:21 pm

gobears7 wrote:wait, all the chicago schools will reject me??? but i read on here that schools like high LSAT!!

what about UIUC? it's not in chicago but I read they liek high LSATs


Oh, ALL the schools? Well, assuming all your applications are in early (before December) and you have a 170 LSAT...

Chicago - Reject
Michigan - Probably reject
Northwestern - Reject, unless you have work experience and you Early Decision, then you have probably a 50/50 shot
Illinois - Decent shot
Notre Dame - 50/50 probably, they are tough to predict
Loyola - Probably admit
Kent - Admit
DePaul - Admit
John Marshall - Admit

There are countless other schools that attempt to break into Chicago (Iowa, IUB, Wisconsin, Minnesota, etc.), as well. You have a decent shot at all of them, too.

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Re: What are my chances in CHICAGO

Postby im_blue » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:31 am

You won't get Chicago, Michigan, or Northwestern, but Illinois is a virtual lock with a 167+.




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