Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:08 pm

Okay... let's get this thread back on the tracks. Any other prospective applicants with questions?

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby poo » Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:49 pm

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby D. H2Oman » Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:50 pm

poo wrote:
romothesavior wrote:Okay... let's get this thread back on the tracks. Any other prospective applicants with questions?



I have one more question.... I am sort of a reverse splitter as I've said before (158/ ~3.95), and I was wondering what shot I have at Indiana- Bloomington, and how much my chances would increase with ED? Thanks!

Also, how big of reaches are Notre Dame and WUSTL (I'm guessing huge recaches?)



Why are you not retaking?

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:51 pm

poo wrote:
romothesavior wrote:Okay... let's get this thread back on the tracks. Any other prospective applicants with questions?



I have one more question.... I am sort of a reverse splitter as I've said before (158/ ~3.95), and I was wondering what shot I have at Indiana- Bloomington, and how much my chances would increase with ED? Thanks!

Also, how big of reaches are Notre Dame and WUSTL (I'm guessing huge recaches?)


Huge reaches, and you need to retake.

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby poo » Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:59 pm

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby kalvano » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:00 pm

Out at pretty much all of those. Retake. That's a great GPA. Don't waste it.

Even getting into the low 160's would be huge.

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby poo » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:02 pm

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby kalvano » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:04 pm

poo wrote:
kalvano wrote:Out at pretty much all of those. Retake. That's a great GPA. Don't waste it.

Even getting into the low 160's would be huge.


Orly? Law school predictor gave my considers on all of these.... But yeah pretty much the more I think about it, the more I lean towards a retake.


It's overvaluing your GPA. It skews things.

But I really think you'd be out. LSAT is worth more than GPA.

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby 09042014 » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:05 pm

romothesavior wrote:Haha, for the record, I love WUSTL and think it is a great school. I only rag on it sometimes because I love self-deprecating humor and I'm trying to conform to the TLS mentality.


Seattle is a nice city, you'll love it there.

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:05 pm

poo wrote:
kalvano wrote:Out at pretty much all of those. Retake. That's a great GPA. Don't waste it.

Even getting into the low 160's would be huge.


Orly? Law school predictor gave my considers on all of these.... But yeah pretty much the more I think about it, the more I lean towards a retake.


You are well below median at most of those. I know a guy with a 162/3.9+ who got dinged at UNC and WL'd at Iowa and IUB, fwiw.

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby poo » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:06 pm

kalvano wrote:
poo wrote:
kalvano wrote:Out at pretty much all of those. Retake. That's a great GPA. Don't waste it.

Even getting into the low 160's would be huge.


Orly? Law school predictor gave my considers on all of these.... But yeah pretty much the more I think about it, the more I lean towards a retake.


It's overvaluing your GPA. It skews things.

But I really think you'd be out. LSAT is worth more than GPA.


Yeah thanks for telling me about this!

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby aas911 » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:08 pm

I'll take the plunge. Any comments on my school choices or anything in general would be greatly appreciated.

GPA: 3.03 (Cal State School, Business Major)
LSAT: 161 (Considering retake because I bombed RC -13)
Softs: Fraternity president (currently on regional alumni advisory board), Worked throughout UG in management position, Jewish HS youth group adviser

Reach Schools:
Pepperdine
Loyola - LA
Cardozo - Does being involved in the Jewish community help with this school?
USD

Target:
UNLV
Chapman
Pacific

Safety:
Southwestern
La Verne


Are my reach schools too far out of the picture?

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:09 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
romothesavior wrote:Haha, for the record, I love WUSTL and think it is a great school. I only rag on it sometimes because I love self-deprecating humor and I'm trying to conform to the TLS mentality.


Seattle is a nice city, you'll love it there.


Yeah I'm really looking forward to seeing Sean Kemp play!

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby rundoxierun » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:11 pm

on the topic of schools for people w/ lower numbers.. anyone know how to get off Cooley's snail mail list?? Ive unsubscribed from the email list but I came home to a brochure from them in the mail. Im one of those people who hate wasting paper and its glossy paper so it isnt easily recyclable.

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:13 pm

aas911 wrote:I'll take the plunge. Any comments on my school choices or anything in general would be greatly appreciated.

GPA: 3.03 (Cal State School, Business Major)
LSAT: 161 (Considering retake because I bombed RC -13)
Softs: Fraternity president (currently on regional alumni advisory board), Worked throughout UG in management position, Jewish HS youth group adviser


Get your hands on the Powerscore RC Bible and study your ass off for a retake. Your softs are bland and they won't make a difference, and your GPA is weak, so you need a good LSAT score.

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby poo » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:14 pm

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby Grizz » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:16 pm

romothesavior wrote:
aas911 wrote:I'll take the plunge. Any comments on my school choices or anything in general would be greatly appreciated.

GPA: 3.03 (Cal State School, Business Major)
LSAT: 161 (Considering retake because I bombed RC -13)
Softs: Fraternity president (currently on regional alumni advisory board), Worked throughout UG in management position, Jewish HS youth group adviser


Get your hands on the Powerscore RC Bible and study your ass off for a retake. Your softs are bland and they won't make a difference, and your GPA is weak, so you need a good LSAT score.


This, plus California is a failed state and you need to get into somewhere prestigious to compete for the few remaining jobs (semi-serious).

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby Grizz » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:16 pm

poo wrote:One more question: What are my chances @ UF in state?


#s again?

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:16 pm

poo wrote:One more question: What are my chances @ UF in state?


Get your LSAT into the 160s and you're in. If you can get above their median I'd imagine you'd get scholly money (although I dunno how UF does on merit money). But they are cheap to begin with.

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby poo » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:17 pm

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby Grizz » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:19 pm

poo wrote:
rad law wrote:
poo wrote:One more question: What are my chances @ UF in state?


#s again?


158/ 3.95


Above one median, below the other. According to LSN, probably in though. I'd still retake to get money or even consider EDing to UVA.

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby poo » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:19 pm

rad law wrote:
poo wrote:
rad law wrote:
poo wrote:One more question: What are my chances @ UF in state?


#s again?


158/ 3.95


Above one median, below the other. According to LSN, probably in though. I'd still retake to get money or even consider EDing to UVA.


Thanks for the advice, I'm going to start looking into studying for a retake...

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby aas911 » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:30 pm

Thanks guys. I appreciate the help and advice.

I scored -4 in RC on my first diag and figured I wouldn't need to study it much. Bad mistake............

Also any word on the "ORM" receiving a boost at Cardozo? Or am I just dreaming?

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby Grizz » Wed Jun 30, 2010 8:04 pm

aas911 wrote:Thanks guys. I appreciate the help and advice.

I scored -4 in RC on my first diag and figured I wouldn't need to study it much. Bad mistake............

Also any word on the "ORM" receiving a boost at Cardozo? Or am I just dreaming?


Dreaming.

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Re: Chances for people w/ lower numbers!

Postby akak179 » Wed Jun 30, 2010 8:05 pm

with a 3.01/163 and applying as soon as the doors open....what are you wiley veterans thinking my chances are at...
IUB
Iowa
Wisconsin
Fordham PT
Temple
Nova
PSU
UC Davis
Florida
Florida St
Tulane
Wake Forest
GW PT
Syracuse

Trust me I know these schools are all over the map, but as of now I am torn between staying in the Philly area or finding somewhere else. Also, I know what LSP tells me for all of these schools, but I dont know how accurate that is when I look at LSN and people with my numbers, so please speak your knowledge




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