Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

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Re: Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

Postby cmattos » Sun Sep 12, 2010 10:54 pm

Well then I'm curious to know which schools are lower LSAT and higher GPA friendly...

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Re: Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

Postby whymeohgodno » Sun Sep 12, 2010 10:56 pm

cmattos wrote:Well then I'm curious to know which schools are lower LSAT and higher GPA friendly...


Probably Berkley?

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Re: Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

Postby PDaddy » Sun Sep 12, 2010 11:13 pm

A truly "holistic" school gives significant weight to "soft factors", rather than just giving breaks to splitters. The only top-30 schools that fall into that category are UVA, NU, UIUC, WUSTL, OH-St., WI, and IA.

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Re: Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

Postby D. H2Oman » Sun Sep 12, 2010 11:20 pm

PDaddy wrote:A truly "holistic" school gives significant weight to "soft factors", rather than just giving breaks to splitters. The only top-30 schools that fall into that category are UVA, NU, UIUC, WUSTL, OH-St., WI, and IA.



Holy shit dude wtf no.

UVA, NU, WUSTL, UIUC??? you just named a bunch of the least holistic schools. I couldn't come up with a worse list if I tried.

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Re: Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

Postby kazu » Mon Sep 13, 2010 12:19 am

D. H2Oman wrote:
PDaddy wrote:A truly "holistic" school gives significant weight to "soft factors", rather than just giving breaks to splitters. The only top-30 schools that fall into that category are UVA, NU, UIUC, WUSTL, OH-St., WI, and IA.



Holy shit dude wtf no.

UVA, NU, WUSTL, UIUC??? you just named a bunch of the least holistic schools. I couldn't come up with a worse list if I tried.

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

Postby Grizz » Mon Sep 13, 2010 12:23 am

cmattos wrote:Well then I'm curious to know which schools are lower LSAT and higher GPA friendly...


Retake LSAT.

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Re: Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

Postby tea_drinker » Mon Sep 13, 2010 2:42 am

kazu wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:
PDaddy wrote:A truly "holistic" school gives significant weight to "soft factors", rather than just giving breaks to splitters. The only top-30 schools that fall into that category are UVA, NU, UIUC, WUSTL, OH-St., WI, and IA.



Holy shit dude wtf no.

UVA, NU, WUSTL, UIUC??? you just named a bunch of the least holistic schools. I couldn't come up with a worse list if I tried.

:lol: :lol: :lol:


I think UT and USC in the past admitted people with very low numbers. Also, I remembered seeing somewhere on TLS that Vandy is pretty holistic too, can anyone attest to this?

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Re: Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

Postby artichoke » Mon Sep 13, 2010 3:15 am

Michigan and Berkeley are the most holistic of the T15. And that is not debatable.

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Re: Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

Postby PDaddy » Mon Sep 13, 2010 3:25 am

D. H2Oman wrote:
PDaddy wrote:A truly "holistic" school gives significant weight to "soft factors", rather than just giving breaks to splitters. The only top-30 schools that fall into that category are UVA, NU, UIUC, WUSTL, OH-St., WI, and IA.



Holy shit dude wtf no.

UVA, NU, WUSTL, UIUC??? you just named a bunch of the least holistic schools. I couldn't come up with a worse list if I tried.


Why do you say that? Have those schools perceivably ignored your softs? Or did they ignore your split?

They are holistic schools. NU gives the most weight to W.E., which is the biggest soft one can have. Ohio State is going in that direction, as are the others. Check out WUSTL...more and more people with significant W.E. and/or community service. Plus, that's been my experience from watching friends with great softs but unspactacular numbers get in. Who really knows the answer. And those schools are splitter friendly as well. And Vandy is one of the more holistic as well.

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Re: Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

Postby clintonius » Mon Sep 13, 2010 12:23 pm

artichoke88 wrote:Michigan and Berkeley are the most holistic of the T15. And that is not debatable.

Requiring a September application and seventeen essays on why you love their school =/= holistic.

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Re: Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

Postby 2ofspades » Mon Sep 13, 2010 6:45 pm

artichoke88 wrote:Michigan and Berkeley are the most holistic of the T15. And that is not debatable.

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Re: Which schools 10-30 have the most holistic admissions?

Postby 09042014 » Tue Sep 14, 2010 2:23 pm

http://michigan.lawschoolnumbers.com/ap ... ,8&type=jd

Michigan doesn't seem very holistic.

Boalt, arguably the most holistic, still only takes a handful of people who are under both of their medians medians.




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