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No internships or extracurricular activities

Postby Deuce85 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:24 am

Hello. I am applying to lsu law school in the fall. I have a 3.1 gpa and a 159 on the lsat. I know the admission relys heavily on lsat and personal statement. I am pretty sure i can kill the personal statement. The thing i am worried about is that i have no extracurricular activities or internships. I was forced by my family to work at their auto parts business during and when i ot out of college. Will this hurt me tremendously. Thanks for the input.

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Re: No internships or extracurricular activities

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:39 am

Deuce85 wrote:Will this hurt me tremendously.


It will have little to no effect on your admissions chances.

Have you seen LSU's LSN graph? No one with a 159+ was rejected last year (well, no one who uses LSN).

To be safe: mention in your PS that you have always had to work - and make sure that other people agree you have killed it before submitting your application.

Also, are you any relation to MTal?

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