Legacy from universities?

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Legacy from universities?

Postby buster12 » Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:07 pm

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Re: Legacy from universities?

Postby JamMasterJ » Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:10 pm

buster12 wrote:Sorry if this has already been posted...did a quick search and found nothing. Anyways, does anyone know if having a family member with an undergrad degree from a certain university's law school help chances at admission? I would assume probably not, but I really had no idea. Thanks

It's usually only a thing if they went to the law school. Even then, i doubt it does much

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Re: Legacy from universities?

Postby rinkrat19 » Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:10 pm

Not unless the family member has the last name Bush, Kennedy, Scalia, Ginsberg, etc.

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Re: Legacy from universities?

Postby voice of reason » Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:12 pm

Usually no, because the law schools usually operate fairly independently from the rest of the school. The only kind of legacy that is likely to make any difference is a family member who graduated from the law school itself.

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