My UG may be the worst school in America

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My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby ThreeRivers » Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:37 pm

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Lol, anyway this hurts me?

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby ThreeRivers » Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:37 pm

40 out of 85 in bottom 19 percentile FTW!

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby iamrobk » Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:40 pm

Haha wow. I go to a large public school and the distribution of LSAT scores is pretty much consistent with the percentiles.

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby ThreeRivers » Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:43 pm

Yea, it is a small local college that is basically a teacher making factory for all the local schools around here (which may explain why so many of them struggle). It is just a step up from Community College tbh... it was known as my high school's "13th grade"

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:55 pm

Wow - what's so impressive is the difference between the LSAT score distribution and the GPA distribution. Despite the fact that they're missing some crucial skills, the large majority of people at your school have great GPAs.

I recall reading an interview with an admissions dean in which he claimed that when the LSAT scores are low and the GPAs are high for a school, that casts some doubt on the applicant's GPA. But admissions reps seem to say all sorts of stuff like that, and then admit the applicants with the best numbers anyway.

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby swampthang » Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:37 pm

AntipodeanPhil wrote:Wow - what's so impressive is the difference between the LSAT score distribution and the GPA distribution. Despite the fact that they're missing some crucial skills, the large majority of people at your school have great GPAs.

I recall reading an interview with an admissions dean in which he claimed that when the LSAT scores are low and the GPAs are high for a school, that casts some doubt on the applicant's GPA. But admissions reps seem to say all sorts of stuff like that, and then admit the applicants with the best numbers anyway.


Uh yeah, well some classes are either curved or taught to a lower standard. What are they going to do? Not give out any A's?

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby vissidarte27 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:57 pm

Where did you find that chart? I'd love to see what my UG looks like.

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby lrslayer » Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:59 pm

vissidarte27 wrote:Where did you find that chart? I'd love to see what my UG looks like.

this is part of the law school report that lsac makes for you

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:00 pm

vissidarte27 wrote:Where did you find that chart? I'd love to see what my UG looks like.

Log in to your LSAC account and go to the transcripts page; it's in the 'Academic Summary Report' - the link is on the right side of the page.

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby IAFG » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:01 pm

holy grade inflation

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby 09042014 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:03 pm

IAFG wrote:holy grade inflation


Grade inflation with a school that's filled with morons. I'd subtract .7 from your GPA if I was an adcom.

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby lovejopd » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:43 pm

What is LSAT Median and GPA Median for your school? You can find the specific numbers below this chart.

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby ThreeRivers » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:45 pm

What would the impact be in my case.... My 2nd semester I got a 0.00 (multiple deaths of those close to me should have withdrew)... Every other semester I have a 4.0 on a 4.0 scale... So my lsac gpa isn't that high but it's obvious I have ability for higher, but then my ug is a joke

Do these 2 factors just cancel each other out / my gpa is what it is?

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby ThreeRivers » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:46 pm

lovejopd wrote:What is LSAT Median and GPA Median for your school? You can find the specific numbers below this chart.

On phone I'll check tonight

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby ThreeRivers » Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:06 pm

ThreeRivers wrote:What would the impact be in my case.... My 2nd semester I got a 0.00 (multiple deaths of those close to me should have withdrew)... Every other semester I have a 4.0 on a 4.0 scale... So my lsac gpa isn't that high but it's obvious I have ability for higher, but then my ug is a joke

Do these 2 factors just cancel each other out / my gpa is what it is?

Bump, I'd like to know answer to this... Negative .7 comment kind of scared me lol

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby iamrobk » Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:13 pm

ThreeRivers wrote:
ThreeRivers wrote:What would the impact be in my case.... My 2nd semester I got a 0.00 (multiple deaths of those close to me should have withdrew)... Every other semester I have a 4.0 on a 4.0 scale... So my lsac gpa isn't that high but it's obvious I have ability for higher, but then my ug is a joke

Do these 2 factors just cancel each other out / my gpa is what it is?

Bump, I'd like to know answer to this... Negative .7 comment kind of scared me lol

Just write an addendum. Law school's will understand, and you should be good.

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Re: My UG may be the worst school in America

Postby ThreeRivers » Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:49 pm

lovejopd wrote:What is LSAT Median and GPA Median for your school? You can find the specific numbers below this chart.

Doesn't give median

LSAT mean - 146
GPA mean - 3.40




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