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Postby Cali-JD » Sun Feb 13, 2011 7:07 am

-Black Male
-University of California undergrad
-above average softs

Applied to: T-14 (Penn on down), UCLA, Vanderbilt, WUSTL, Boston Univ, Boston College, Notre Dame, Loyola, Santa Clara

I applied in January after receiving Dec LSAT.

Chances at schools on the list? Other schools I should shoot an app to? any advice is appreciated.

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Re: 2.9-158-URM

Postby DreamsInDigital » Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:23 pm

Sorry to say this, but unless you have 4+ years of significant work experience, I don't think you have a chance at any of those schools except for maybe loyola or santa clara.

i know it seems like this is what people ALWAYS say on here, but I think it would really help you to retake the lsat and get a year or two of we under your belt.

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Re: 2.9-158-URM

Postby mez06 » Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:32 pm

No chance at ANY T-14 bro. Fellow AA male speaking. The sub 3 will hurt you as well as the January applications. You'll get into some good schools, Top 50. You'd fare better if you can work a year, sit out this cycle, and apply early next year.

PM'ed you my lsn since we have somewhat similiar #'s that might give you a better picture. If you're trying to stay in Cali, apply to Hastings via their LEOP program. GL

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Postby StillHerexxx » Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:34 pm

Top 14 is a huge stretch, won't hurt to try a few, but I would sugges sending plenty of apps to lower t1 and t2 and you should have some. GPA is pretty rough though, especially this late in the cycle.

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