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the most open law school for non american student

Postby beargrylls » Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:39 am

Hi all,

I'm french and I live in Paris. Do you know, by any chance, the schools that accept the most non american students that live in other countries?

Thank you!

BG

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Re: the most open law school for non american student

Postby Blessedassurance » Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:43 am

beargrylls wrote:Hi all,

I'm french and I live in Paris. Do you know, by any chance, the schools that accept the most non american students that live in other countries?

Thank you!

BG


Numbers?

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Postby beargrylls » Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:49 am

Yes I try to find the numbers.

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Re: the most open law school for non american student

Postby beargrylls » Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:16 pm

?

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Postby CanadianWolf » Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:20 pm

I think the other poster was asking for your LSAT score & GPA information. Columbia law school is one to consider if your LSAT score is in the 170s (top 1%).

Law schools with the most enrolled international students are Cornell & Columbia. Washington University in St. Louis also has about 7% international enrollment which is high, but still below the approximate 9% at Cornell & Columbia.
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Postby beargrylls » Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:22 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:I think the other poster was asking for your LSAT score & GPA information. Columbia law school is one to consider if your LSAT score is in the 170s (top 1%).


I register for the lsat december session in Paris.

I think my score will be between 160 and 170. Maybe better.

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Postby JamMasterJ » Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:23 pm

Columbia
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Postby kwais » Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:25 pm

oodles of foreigners here at CLS

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Postby JamMasterJ » Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:28 pm

kwais wrote:oodles of foreigners here at CLS

subtle brag

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Postby beargrylls » Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:28 pm

I knew for columbia law school. Its already in my list.

Do you have an other law school in mind by any chance?

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Postby CanadianWolf » Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:28 pm

Cornell has a higher percentage than does Columbia, but Columbia is a much larger law school & has a higher number of enrolled international students. But admission to Columbia is quite difficult.

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Postby beargrylls » Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:31 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:Cornell has a higher percentage than does Columbia, but Columbia is a much larger law school & has a higher number of enrolled international students. But admission to Columbia is quite difficult.


I heard that admission to cornell was more difficult than columbia.

Is that true?

I am looking for the highest number of enrolled international students and the higher percentage. Where did you find those rates?

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Postby kwais » Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:37 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:
kwais wrote:oodles of foreigners here at CLS

subtle brag


or helpful anecdotal chime-in

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Re: the most open law school for non american student

Postby kwais » Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:38 pm

beargrylls wrote:
CanadianWolf wrote:Cornell has a higher percentage than does Columbia, but Columbia is a much larger law school & has a higher number of enrolled international students. But admission to Columbia is quite difficult.


I heard that admission to cornell was more difficult than columbia.

Is that true?

I am looking for the highest number of enrolled international students and the higher percentage. Where did you find those rates?


I'm not sure how that could be true? class size? could that overcome LSAT/GPA issues?

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Postby FlanAl » Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:43 pm

euro's love cornell and we have some kind of program for a joint degree in france so there are quite a few french students. maybe the amount of french students and that program could be why it is difficult for french people to get accepted.

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Postby CanadianWolf » Sun Oct 23, 2011 1:44 pm

OP: Are you considering any Canadian law schools ? McGill, for example ?

P.S. Both Cornell & Columbia are difficult regarding admission.

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Postby beargrylls » Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:23 pm

No I am not considering any Canada law schools.

Do you remember, by any chance, the name of the joint degree?

Beside Columbia and Cornell, do you know any law schools that are (very) open to international students?

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Postby rinkrat19 » Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:40 pm

The percentage of international students is easily available on most school websites. Just google 'NYU law class profile' or 'harvard law class profile.'

Examples:
https://www.law.northwestern.edu/admissions/profile/
http://www.law.duke.edu/admis/classprofile
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Re: the most open law school for non american student

Postby beargrylls » Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:44 pm

This program seems to be opens for french students thats have completed 2 years of law studies in france. I have completed 3 and I am currentely on my fourth year of law study.

I think its too late to enter this program and there is only 2 french students that are accepted into this program.

Maybe it will be better for me to try to be admitted to Cornell via the regular way (lsac). I think the admission rate is higher than just 2...

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Re: the most open law school for non american student

Postby beargrylls » Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:47 pm

Actually I am looking for law schools whose international students percentage is above 8%.

Its almost always 5 or 6...

I am looking more particularly for the rate of these law schools: Berkeley, Stanford, Cardozo Law School, BYU , Cornell, Golden Gate, NY law school, UCLA, northeastern.

I search on google and I cant find the date.

I find for havard, columbia and yale but that's all.

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Postby rinkrat19 » Sun Oct 23, 2011 4:20 pm

beargrylls wrote:Actually I am looking for law schools whose international students percentage is above 8%.

Its almost always 5 or 6...

I am looking more particularly for the rate of these law schools: Berkeley, Stanford, Cardozo Law School, BYU , Cornell, Golden Gate, NY law school, UCLA, northeastern.

I search on google and I cant find the date.

I find for havard, columbia and yale but that's all.

Cardozo 9%
For the others, just email the admissions office. Schools are usually pretty willing to answer questions.

I wouldn't recommend BYU unless you are Mormon.
I wouldn't recommend Golden Gate, NYLS, or Northeastern if you want to actually get a job after graduation.

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Re: the most open law school for non american student

Postby beargrylls » Mon Oct 24, 2011 2:17 am

In fact I want to put on my list 2 or 3 easy to get law schools. Just for security.

Do you know better law schools than these one but easy to get into?

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Re: the most open law school for non american student

Postby Yeshia90 » Mon Oct 24, 2011 2:20 am

You're from Paris? I got my n-words in Paris--and they goin' gorillas.

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Re: the most open law school for non american student

Postby Kring345 » Mon Oct 24, 2011 2:28 am

This is a real question, not trying to be a dick: How do int'l student fair in American law schools? (Or, to stay on topic: BearGrylls, how do you feel about attending an American law school? Obviously you feel fine about it, given your obvious interest, but care to expand on your thoughts?)

I'd imagine that a lot of the grading comes down to grammar, language, etc. Certainly many int'l students speak, write, and read fantastic English, but I bet some of them do not. Also, I'd imagine that a lot of times a line of reasoning can hinge on the finer points of language. This is certainly true of the LSAT, which is obviously important for gaining admissions.

To be honest, huge thumbs up to any student (American or otherwise) who has the courage to attend a school in a country that speaks a language other than his or her native language. Especially a school as rooted in language as the law. Takes some balls/ovaries, in my book.

At the same time, most students coming to America for law school are likely among the top students in their home country. So if anyone can do it, they can. I doubt many "run of the mill" Frenchmen are trying to attend American law schools, just like very few run of the mill Americans are likely trying to attend German medical schools.

Also, to find specifics about each school's international students, enter the following into google: _Harvard/Columbia/Etc_ law class profile"




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