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Legacy tip at Penn

Postby pineappledazzler » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:02 pm

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D-ROCCA
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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby D-ROCCA » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:02 pm

Won't mean anything at all. Not even a little tiny bit.

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby alexonfyre » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:03 pm

pineappledazzler wrote:With numbers in the ballpark for Penn (LSAT 174, GPA unknown due to odd grading system at overseas university), would having a parent who went to Penn as an undergrad provide any tipping factor for admission, or is legacy not really the same for law school like it is for undergrad admissions?


The general rule is that if your name ain't on a building, it ain't gonna help. Even then, we have no data to suggest that it would, only that it would seem so.

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby paratactical » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:05 pm

pineappledazzler wrote:With numbers in the ballpark for Penn (LSAT 174, GPA unknown due to odd grading system at overseas university), would having a parent who went to Penn as an undergrad provide any tipping factor for admission, or is legacy not really the same for law school like it is for undergrad admissions?

If your parent had went to Penn law school it might help in a very very small way, but having relatives that went to the UG probably won't matter at all.

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby glewz » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:10 pm

paratactical wrote:
pineappledazzler wrote:With numbers in the ballpark for Penn (LSAT 174, GPA unknown due to odd grading system at overseas university), would having a parent who went to Penn as an undergrad provide any tipping factor for admission, or is legacy not really the same for law school like it is for undergrad admissions?

If your parent had went to Penn law school it might help in a very very small way, but having relatives that went to the UG probably won't matter at all.


This.

Parent @ UG? No..

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby lhlee » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:13 pm

fatduck wrote:only this guy will get a boost


Hey fatduck, I like your other corgi avatar better . ):

And Relatives do not really provide a boost unless they donated ALOT of money and/or very influential.

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby fatduck » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:14 pm

lhlee wrote:
fatduck wrote:only this guy will get a boost


Hey fatduck, I like your other corgi avatar better . ):

And Relatives do not really provide a boost unless they donated ALOT of money and/or very influential.

please accept this peace offering

Image

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby Patriot1208 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:18 pm

pineappledazzler wrote:With numbers in the ballpark for Penn (LSAT 174, GPA unknown due to odd grading system at overseas university), would having a parent who went to Penn as an undergrad provide any tipping factor for admission, or is legacy not really the same for law school like it is for undergrad admissions?

Bro, 174 last and no GPA, you shouldn't have a problem.

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby lhlee » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:30 pm

fatduck wrote:
lhlee wrote:
fatduck wrote:only this guy will get a boost


Hey fatduck, I like your other corgi avatar better . ):

And Relatives do not really provide a boost unless they donated ALOT of money and/or very influential.

please accept this peace offering

Image


Accepted.

And did you guys confirmed it was Ben franklin's great great grand kid through PM or whatnot?

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glewz
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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby glewz » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:33 pm

lhlee wrote:
fatduck wrote:only this guy will get a boost

Relatives do not really provide a boost unless they donated ALOT of money and/or very influential.

This.

But with a 174 and no GPA, I'm confused why you aren't looking at CCN or even HYS schools. Go apply to a more highly regarded school --> Profit

Edit: In case of Veyron...Not trolling Penn - I think it's a great place :)

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby coldshoulder » Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:00 pm

fatduck wrote:
lhlee wrote:
fatduck wrote:Image


AWWWWWWWWWWWWW

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby Veyron » Fri Apr 01, 2011 7:34 pm

paratactical wrote:
pineappledazzler wrote:With numbers in the ballpark for Penn (LSAT 174, GPA unknown due to odd grading system at overseas university), would having a parent who went to Penn as an undergrad provide any tipping factor for admission, or is legacy not really the same for law school like it is for undergrad admissions?

If your parent had went to Penn law school it might help in a very very small way, but having relatives that went to the UG probably won't matter at all.


Not entirely true. Penn is very into the one university concept. Children of law students get the legacy "bump" for UG (and special help in the admissions process). Don't know why it wouldn't work the other way around. Unlikely to be determinative, however.

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby Kabuo » Fri Apr 01, 2011 7:37 pm

glewz wrote:Edit: In case of Veyron...Not trolling Penn - I think it's a great place :)


Lol @ "in case of Veyron."

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby glewz » Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:35 am

Kabuo wrote:
glewz wrote:Edit: In case of Veyron...Not trolling Penn - I think it's a great place :)


Lol @ "in case of Veyron."


:D im just messing around fellas lol

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Re: Legacy tip at Penn

Postby pineappledazzler » Tue Apr 05, 2011 11:10 am

I am looking at T6 too but can't count on admission to any particular school - am probably looking across the T14 and maybe a few T20 for safeties. Thanks for responses!




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