What is the best law school predictor?

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What is the best law school predictor?

Postby trayball23 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:49 pm

There are a bunch of sites for predicitions which one is the best? It seems to me that most leave out undergrad institution which is a pretty big factor.

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby s0ph1e2007 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:51 pm

trayball23 wrote:There are a bunch of sites for predicitions which one is the best? It seems to me that most leave out undergrad institution which is a pretty big factor.


lawschoolpredictor uses the numbers from lawschoolnumbers
those are the second the best

the best is actually probably using the the 'chance me' thread on TLS

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby AreJay711 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:52 pm

trayball23 wrote:There are a bunch of sites for predicitions which one is the best? It seems to me that most leave out undergrad institution which is a pretty big factor.


Collective TLS knowledge is that unless it is HYP, ugrad institution it is not much of a factor. I like Law School Predictor -- don't know if it is the best or not.

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby ahduth » Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:55 pm

Yeah, undergrad doesn't really matter so much.

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200 seats, 100 undergraduate institutions.

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby AreJay711 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:56 pm

s0ph1e2007 wrote:the best is actually probably using the the 'chance me' thread on TLS


lol which is a combination of all the predictors and the random mood of the person posting. Actually, pretty realistic.

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby paratactical » Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:58 pm

trayball23 wrote: It seems to me that most leave out undergrad institution which is a pretty big factor.

Notre Dame will not give you a bump, brosef. Sorry.

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby tlsuser » Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:02 pm

I don't know if this has been discussed before, but why aren't more people citing the Official Guide on LSAC?

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby bostonian » Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:02 pm

If you're a splitter though, I've found none are terribly useful. I got accepted in the first round of admits at NW, where I was a "Consider", and waitlisted at UVA, UMich, and Cornell - I was "Admit" at all of those.
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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby bigwillie » Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:11 pm

tlsuser wrote:I don't know if this has been discussed before, but why aren't more people citing the Official Guide on LSAC?


I don't know LSAC's guide seems kind off, just from looking at it. Although, I know I don't have much chance at either school, LSAC suggests I have the same chance at NYU as at Michigan with a 3.55/170. It's my understanding I am definitely out at NYU, while Michigan could accept me if I'm lucky.

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby Sandro » Mon Nov 08, 2010 6:03 pm

LSP is good for a general idea but often they are not accurate at showing schools that have GPA/LSAT floors. Some schools will flat out not accept you if you arent at a certain LSAT/GPA. LSN is good to see where people with your comparable numbers ended up last year, but a lot of the time they will have applied VERY late , or you never know how weak/strong their application was. A Ding with your comparable numbers might be because of 2 DUIs, a terrible PS, or something else. Looking at enough profiles you see the balance between numbers/applying late/softs/etc.

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby trayball23 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 2:43 pm

thanks for any1 who gave advice and did not use the word brosef

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby paratactical » Tue Nov 09, 2010 2:45 pm

trayball23 wrote:thanks for any1 who gave advice and did not use the word brosef

I'm sincerely hurt, jabroni.

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby trayball23 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 2:51 pm

If we didnt just lose to Tulsa I would be less sensitive

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby bergg007 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 3:02 pm

tlsuser wrote:I don't know if this has been discussed before, but why aren't more people citing the Official Guide on LSAC?

Lots of the top schools don't use it, but for the ones that do it's flippin' sweet!

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby compromises » Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:34 pm

paratactical wrote:
trayball23 wrote:thanks for any1 who gave advice and did not use the word brosef

I'm sincerely hurt, jabroni.


Sweet word!

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Re: What is the best law school predictor?

Postby trayball23 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:57 pm

dont give me credit for that he was just a fan of the Rock from WWF. who wasnt




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