Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

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Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby DreamShake » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:09 pm

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From LSAC (bottom of last page).

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby 2807 » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:16 pm

Hey, where can I get this type of chart for other schools?

What is YP'ing?

As a reverse splitter I have to say this chart makes me happy

adm does = admitted right?

hope!

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby whymeohgodno » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:16 pm

People who were above both their LSAT/GPA median, around a third of them didn't get in? My mind is blown.

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby ajcollege » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:18 pm

I'm wondering if apps counts only "reviewed applications", in which case, yes, YP.... or, instead, if they count "submitted apps" and people withdrew because they got into their target schools.

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby DreamShake » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:22 pm

2807 wrote:Hey, where can I get this type of chart for other schools?

What is YP'ing?

As a reverse splitter I have to say this chart makes me happy

adm does = admitted right?

hope!


Yield protecting--basically denying/waitlisting out of hand people whose numbers make them overqualified. To get other schools' info, go to http://officialguide.lsac.org/Release/U ... ALSAT.aspx and do a search. Some schools don't submit their info, but select all those you care to, and go to "View ABA Key Facts on Selected Schools" at the top. Click on the school link and then "Law School Description." Some schools don't provide the tables (most of the T14, unfortunately).

whymeohgodno wrote:People who were above both their LSAT/GPA median, around a third of them didn't get in? My mind is blown.


I have little idea what their 75%'s are, but the fact that only 2/88 with a 170+ and 3.5+ got accepted is ridiculous.



Edit: I'm guessing reviewed applications, because similarly ranked schools have much higher admit rates (e.g., UC Davis).
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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby ahduth » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:22 pm

I wouldn't let those people in either. People with 170+ LSAT scores tend to be douchebags.

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby PinkCow » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:24 pm

ahduth wrote:I wouldn't let those people in either. People with 170+ LSAT scores tend to be douchebags.


TITCR!!!!!!!

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby cmu » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:28 pm

ahduth wrote:I wouldn't let those people in either. People with 170+ LSAT scores tend to be douchebags.


haha.....although I have a 170+, I still find your comment funny.

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby r6_philly » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:30 pm

ahduth wrote:I wouldn't let those people in either. People with 170+ LSAT scores tend to be douchebags.


You speak the truth!

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby Marionberry » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:31 pm

I have a 171, does that make me less of a douchebag than someone with a 179? Probably not...

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby artichoke » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:32 pm

cmu wrote:
ahduth wrote:I wouldn't let those people in either. People with 170+ LSAT scores tend to be douchebags.


haha.....although I have a 170+, I still find your comment funny.


......

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby r6_philly » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:33 pm

Marionberry wrote:I have a 171, does that make me less of a douchebag than someone with a 179? Probably not...


Big douchebag, small douchebag, still a douchebag.

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby DreamShake » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:33 pm

Marionberry wrote:I have a 171, does that make me less of a douchebag than someone with a 179? Probably not...


Fear not, you are roughly 1.9% less douchey.

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby Marionberry » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:37 pm

DreamShake wrote:
Marionberry wrote:I have a 171, does that make me less of a douchebag than someone with a 179? Probably not...


Fear not, you are roughly 1.9% less douchey.


Well, I need all the help I can get.

Also, this just occurred to me. Is it possible that a school like hastings waitlists all these people with high numbers, and waits to see if they continue to show interest before admitting them, which most of them dont?

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby cmu » Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:58 pm

After seeing this shit, I'm not applying to that school, since I'll probably be rejected for sure.

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby ATR » Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:00 pm

Maybe those people didn't bothering writing Why Hastings? essays. That's what I plan on doing for all of my safeties, since I'll have a lot of free time after finals to finish my applications.

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby danicalifornia » Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:06 pm

atresia wrote:Maybe those people didn't bothering writing Why Hastings? essays. That's what I plan on doing for all of my safeties, since I'll have a lot of free time after finals to finish my applications.


correct me if im wrong, but hastings doesn't have a why hastings essay as part of its app

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby IAFG » Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:10 pm

fwiw i withdrew from my local TTTT before i got a decision but technically "applied" and was not admitted

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby ATR » Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:23 pm

danicalifornia wrote:
atresia wrote:Maybe those people didn't bothering writing Why Hastings? essays. That's what I plan on doing for all of my safeties, since I'll have a lot of free time after finals to finish my applications.


correct me if im wrong, but hastings doesn't have a why hastings essay as part of its app

I have no clue, but that doesn't mean you can't attach one as an extra document (if I'm not mistaken).

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby ahduth » Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:51 pm

cmu wrote:After seeing this shit, I'm not applying to that school, since I'll probably be rejected for sure.


I'm applying. I'm firmly in that group of 29 people, of whom one was accepted. That one person? Me. I'm pretty psyched.

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby sgtgrumbles » Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:00 am

Marionberry wrote:Also, this just occurred to me. Is it possible that a school like hastings waitlists all these people with high numbers, and waits to see if they continue to show interest before admitting them, which most of them dont?

Is this a flame? This is what yield-protecting is: when a school wait-lists an applicant who is so numerically strong the school assumes s/he is using it as a safety.

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby The Gentleman » Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:37 am

northwood wrote:i would like to meet the person with a 3.35-3.49 gpa and lsat of 125-129.

How did they take the test? blackout drunk, high as a kite, or after a week long bender??

What kind of major did they have? How much did they pay for their grades?
that kind of discrepency is mindblowing.


I know someone who applied to law schools with a 129. A lot of people think the LSAT is a mere formality, like a placement test for college math classes. If you bomb it, you'll just have to go to a lower ranked law school. That's obviously a ridiculous impression to have, but it's more common than you think.

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby law_noob » Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:45 am

I know someone who got a 130, and he studied/tried or w/e. He took a class and I even did some one-on-one tutoring with him for beer. But, apparently at my undergrad only 3 people had gotten above the 90% last lsat round with the majority being in the 0-19% range. I was satisfied but still a touch unhappy with my score (165) but crap, at least I didn't do like the majority of the people at my school did. I wonder why some decent UGs don't really prepare students well for such a test (and I went to a mostly liberal arts school!)

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Re: Most Obvious/Worst YP'ing Ever

Postby northwood » Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:50 am

there are too many variables to predict how well someone is going to do on the lsat.




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