UC Irvine Law-- What is the average LSAT/GPA needed?

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UC Irvine Law-- What is the average LSAT/GPA needed?

Postby 2807 » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:25 pm

Any info on what the numbers are for that school? I have a LSAC 3.86. But it is becoming very clear my LSAT will be dreadful. Low 150's. I hate the LSAT. Would a 160 give me a chance with fantastic softs?
I know UCI is out for me, but I am curious what numbers they are getting in the second year around now. The first year is not a very reasonable measurement.

Thanks folks.

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Re: UC Irvine Law-- What is the average LSAT/GPA needed?

Postby 12AngryMen » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:35 pm

Hmm, I think its pretty up there right now. I say around 170.

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Postby rundoxierun » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:53 pm

The inaugural class of 60 had a median gpa of 3.61 and median lsat of 167. If I recall correctly they gave that class huge scholarships(full tuition I think). Last cycle the scholarship guaranteed was down to 50% tuition and the new shine of the school was starting to wear off so Im not sure if that median LSAT stayed as high, 165-167 combined with a 3.86 should be competitive.
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Re: UC Irvine Law-- What is the average LSAT/GPA needed?

Postby 2807 » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:58 pm

Thanks for the fast replies! I love UCI, got a paralegal cert there in the past, and it is my dream school. But, sadly, I am afraid my 3.86 will be wasted by my LSAT.

O well, luckily for me I believe in fate. So, wherever I end up is where I was meant to be. I just like to try and force it sometimes.....

Thanks.

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Re: UC Irvine Law-- What is the average LSAT/GPA needed?

Postby Always Credited » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:19 am

12AngryMen wrote:Hmm, I think its pretty up there right now. I say around 170.


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Re: UC Irvine Law-- What is the average LSAT/GPA needed?

Postby Knock » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:24 am

Always Credited wrote:
12AngryMen wrote:Hmm, I think its pretty up there right now. I say around 170.


lolwut


He's a troll, just ignore him.

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Re: UC Irvine Law-- What is the average LSAT/GPA needed?

Postby nealric » Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:14 am

Once the scholarships for all thing is done (are they still doing 50% scholarships for this class?), I think average LSAT scores will settle into the low 160s.

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Postby ViP » Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:43 am

tkgrrett wrote:The inaugural class of 60 had a median gpa of 3.61 and median lsat of 167. If I recall correctly they gave that class huge scholarships(full tuition I think). Last cycle the scholarship guaranteed was down to 50% tuition and the new shine of the school was starting to wear off so Im not sure if that median LSAT stayed as high, 165-167 combined with a 3.86 should be competitive.


Here are the stats for this year's incoming class:
25th/75th GPA: 3.38/3.79
25th/75th LSAT: 163/169

Here are the stats for the inaugural class:
25th/75th GPA: 3.43/3.76
25th/75th LSAT: 164/168

OP- UCI loves unique applicants with unique backgrounds. A score in the low 150s is just too low, unfortunately, but a 160 gives you a chance, assuming your softs are really interesting.

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Postby bk1 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:46 am

Side question for UCI because it seems like their only application possibility is the paper one:

Do LOR's have to be submitted by mail? Is it possible to have LSAC send them?

I'm asking because I asked for my LOR's a while ago and have them filed with LSAC but I am not sure whether the profs kept a copy of them.

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Re: UC Irvine Law-- What is the average LSAT/GPA needed?

Postby Grizz » Tue Aug 03, 2010 3:04 am

12AngryMen wrote:Hmm, I think its pretty up there right now. I say around 170.


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Re: UC Irvine Law-- What is the average LSAT/GPA needed?

Postby ViP » Tue Aug 03, 2010 11:26 am

bk1 wrote:Side question for UCI because it seems like their only application possibility is the paper one:

Do LOR's have to be submitted by mail? Is it possible to have LSAC send them?

I'm asking because I asked for my LOR's a while ago and have them filed with LSAC but I am not sure whether the profs kept a copy of them.


LSAC can process your LORs for UCI. Remember to find UCI listed under non-ABA accredited schools on LSAC.

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Postby bk1 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:50 pm

ViP wrote:
bk1 wrote:Side question for UCI because it seems like their only application possibility is the paper one:

Do LOR's have to be submitted by mail? Is it possible to have LSAC send them?

I'm asking because I asked for my LOR's a while ago and have them filed with LSAC but I am not sure whether the profs kept a copy of them.


LSAC can process your LORs for UCI. Remember to find UCI listed under non-ABA accredited schools on LSAC.


I did. It asks for a reporting fee. Then what? I am not sure what paying the $12 fee is going to do.

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Re: UC Irvine Law-- What is the average LSAT/GPA needed?

Postby Hannibal » Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:00 pm

The $12 fee is universal to all school applications, even in the case of a fee waver (unless you got an LSAC need-based fee waiver)

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Re: UC Irvine Law-- What is the average LSAT/GPA needed?

Postby ENGINEERD » Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:14 pm

2807 wrote:Any info on what the numbers are for that school? I have a LSAC 3.86. But it is becoming very clear my LSAT will be dreadful. Low 150's. I hate the LSAT. Would a 160 give me a chance with fantastic softs?
I know UCI is out for me, but I am curious what numbers they are getting in the second year around now. The first year is not a very reasonable measurement.

Thanks folks.


Someone above me listed the numbers for the first to classes. I would expect the LSAT and GPA range to range to fall a point or two in this next cycle. I wouldn't count yourself out just yet. I think you would be competitive if you could pull it up to 163-165 range. On a side note if your in that range be sure to send Berkley an app. There's one or two people on this website with a high GPA like yours and low 160's LSAT who were accepted. Also if you really like UCI, go visit! The faculty and staff are so friendly and it couldn't hurt your chances! Good Luck!




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