Your results vs Law School Predictor?

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby whymeohgodno » Mon Nov 01, 2010 11:22 am

Ragged wrote:I got WLed at my strong consider, consider and admit.

How the hell did you get WL at Umich with a 3.87/170?!

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby Ragged » Mon Nov 01, 2010 11:44 am

whymeohgodno wrote:
Ragged wrote:I got WLed at my strong consider, consider and admit.

How the hell did you get WL at Umich with a 3.87/170?!


No Why X? YP? Weak application? Dunno. Fuck em.

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby pppokerface » Mon Nov 01, 2010 9:48 pm

Oh boy, well you will definitely do better this cycle!

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby clintonius » Mon Nov 01, 2010 9:56 pm

fastforward wrote:
Tanicius wrote:LSP is based off the data from LSN.
This is true. http://www.lawschoolpredictor.com/?page_id=173 And this explains why it's not always accurate. LSN participants self-report; if you read enough profiles, you'll see that, often, the numbers are deliberately reported inaccurately to avoid being outed to adcomms (who, some of them admit, put some time and effort into figuring out who's who on these sites). I've seen notations such as "real #'s disclosed after my cycle is complete." So while LSP can be a fun toy, a great motivator, and a pretty good prediction tool, don't take it as gospel.

One thing that seems fairly certain from anecdotal accounts on this board is that is that the earlier one applies, the more likely LSP will be close to accurate.
I can speak to the accuracy of the converse (or inverse, or something) of that last statement -- I applied about a week before most deadlines, and wound up with an outright acceptance to only one school (NYU) in the T14 with a 3.8/172, waitlisted at a shit ton more from Harvard to Gtown (Gtown also eventually admitted me), and straight rejected from Berk, Mich and Stanford. Applying late: it's a bad idea.

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby fastforward » Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:21 am

clintonius wrote: Applying late: it's a bad idea.

^^This.

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby whymeohgodno » Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:23 am

fastforward wrote:
clintonius wrote: Applying late: it's a bad idea.

^^This.

What's considered late?

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby kpuc » Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:35 am

whymeohgodno wrote:
fastforward wrote:
clintonius wrote: Applying late: it's a bad idea.

^^This.

What's considered late?


He said he applied a week before most deadlines (late Jan/early Feb?), so that is definitely late.

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby hellojd » Tue Nov 02, 2010 2:26 am

whymeohgodno wrote:
fastforward wrote:
clintonius wrote: Applying late: it's a bad idea.

^^This.

What's considered late?


From what I've read, complete before halloween = early = small boost, after NY = late = hurts chances

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby Grizz » Tue Nov 02, 2010 2:31 am

Applied in Nov to some schools, applied in mid-Jan to some others. Cycle went just as expected.

Admitted at all the admits, 50/50 on all 4 considers.

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby whymeohgodno » Tue Nov 02, 2010 2:37 am

rad law wrote:Applied in Nov to some schools, applied in mid-Jan to some others. Cycle went just as expected.

Admitted at all the admits, 50/50 on all 4 considers.

Any info on strong considers?

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby Grizz » Tue Nov 02, 2010 2:39 am

whymeohgodno wrote:
rad law wrote:Applied in Nov to some schools, applied in mid-Jan to some others. Cycle went just as expected.

Admitted at all the admits, 50/50 on all 4 considers.

Any info on strong considers?


Nope. Didn't have any. Also I'm a non-URM non-splitter.

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby whymeohgodno » Tue Nov 02, 2010 2:40 am

rad law wrote:
whymeohgodno wrote:
rad law wrote:Applied in Nov to some schools, applied in mid-Jan to some others. Cycle went just as expected.

Admitted at all the admits, 50/50 on all 4 considers.

Any info on strong considers?


Nope. Didn't have any. Also I'm a non-URM non-splitter.

What were your considers?

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby Grizz » Tue Nov 02, 2010 2:41 am

whymeohgodno wrote:
rad law wrote:
whymeohgodno wrote:
rad law wrote:Applied in Nov to some schools, applied in mid-Jan to some others. Cycle went just as expected.

Admitted at all the admits, 50/50 on all 4 considers.

Any info on strong considers?


Nope. Didn't have any. Also I'm a non-URM non-splitter.

What were your considers?


Duke, UVA, Vandy, Texas. In at the last 2.

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Re: Your results vs Law School Predictor?

Postby pppokerface » Tue Nov 02, 2010 10:04 pm

That is very encouraging considering how extra-competitive law schools were this past cycle!




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