LSAT 166, GPA 3.4

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HopefulEsquire
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LSAT 166, GPA 3.4

Postby HopefulEsquire » Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:31 pm

So, I'm a first generation college graduate who was also raised in a strict fundamentalist Christian culture that was pretty anti-intellectual. I've been out of school for 5 years and have taught for two and worked for two years for Duke University and now want to go to law school and practice in a rural community. Any thoughts on my chances for T-14?

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minnbills
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Re: LSAT 166, GPA 3.4

Postby minnbills » Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:36 pm

You're below median across the board so it will be very difficult. Make sure you write a compelling diversity statement regarding your upbringing. But, even then, your best bet is to retake for 170+.

Also: lawschoolnumbers.com

Good luck!

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Re: LSAT 166, GPA 3.4

Postby HopefulEsquire » Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:47 pm

Do you think wanting to practice in a rural community, ie a community from which I come and understand (and love), will help?

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Re: LSAT 166, GPA 3.4

Postby minnbills » Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:51 pm

HopefulEsquire wrote:Do you think wanting to practice in a rural community, ie a community from which I come and understand (and love), will help?


I wouldn't expect it to. But include it in your personal statement. Try to demonstrate how a particular school helps you achieve that goal.

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Re: LSAT 166, GPA 3.4

Postby BeerMaker » Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:16 pm

I have similar numbers. Little higher, but not much. Good luck to you. I don't think I'm going to bother with T-14, myself. Maybe one in my home state. Sounds like we have a similar upbringing, too. I really don't know where we stand as far as admissions is concerned. How do you think we fair in the T-25's? I've looked at lawschoolnumbers.com a lot, but it's hard for me to tell.




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