What do i need to get in order to break the t-14

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What do i need to get in order to break the t-14

Postby pb0820a » Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:42 pm

GPA: 3.59 LSAT: 159 bombed RC -16
URM: Cuban/Puerto Rican
undergrad: Top-50
I already signed up for the October exam, but I want to know how much higher I need to score in order to have a chance at a top school. I have good softs I am currently clerking at a V-50 firm. I have studied and interned abroad and have a lot of volunteer experience. I am also willing to ED at a school. Can someone please give me advice?

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Re: What do i need to get in order to break the t-14

Postby afitouri » Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:05 pm

Well I'm not an expert but I think it may be a good idea to study up and re-take the LSATs to get a higher score.

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Re: What do i need to get in order to break the t-14

Postby bk1 » Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:21 pm

http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com

IIRC, I think low 160's will make it possible and mid 160's plus should make it a good chance, but I could be wrong since it's been a while from the last time I looked at LSN.

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Re: What do i need to get in order to break the t-14

Postby pwyoung » Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:27 pm

You probably need to jump at least 10 points to really be safely into the T14.

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Re: What do i need to get in order to break the t-14

Postby pwyoung » Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:29 pm

bk1 wrote:http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com

IIRC, I think low 160's will make it possible and mid 160's plus should make it a good chance, but I could be wrong since it's been a while from the last time I looked at LSN.


LSP turns him into an admit at Cornell after hitting 168... The biggest issue is his GPA coupling with a low LSAT... if he was even 3.7 with the URM his LSAT wouldn't need to jump far.

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Re: What do i need to get in order to break the t-14

Postby bk1 » Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:30 pm

pwyoung wrote:LSP turns him into an admit at Cornell after hitting 168... The biggest issue is his GPA coupling with a low LSAT... if he was even 3.7 with the URM his LSAT wouldn't need to jump far.


LSP is meaningless when you can look at LSN.

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Re: What do i need to get in order to break the t-14

Postby NYCbound35 » Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:38 pm

pb0820a wrote:GPA: 3.59 LSAT: 159 bombed RC -16
URM: Cuban/Puerto Rican
undergrad: Top-50
I already signed up for the October exam, but I want to know how much higher I need to score in order to have a chance at a top school. I have good softs I am currently clerking at a V-50 firm. I have studied and interned abroad and have a lot of volunteer experience. I am also willing to ED at a school. Can someone please give me advice?



163+ should almost guarantee at least Cornell...you'll probably get a waitlist as it stands now.

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Re: What do i need to get in order to break the t-14

Postby tea_drinker » Fri Jul 08, 2011 3:43 pm

bk1 wrote:http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com

IIRC, I think low 160's will make it possible and mid 160's plus should make it a good chance, but I could be wrong since it's been a while from the last time I looked at LSN.


+1. Low 160s may give you a fighting chance. But a LSAT in an upper 160s increases that chance significantly given your URM status.



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