Why are extremely high-scoring candidates rejected?

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cruxisfalcon

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Why are extremely high-scoring candidates rejected?

Postby cruxisfalcon » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:03 pm

This mainly applies to HLS. On Law School Numbers almost everybody with 174+,3.9+ is admitted into HLS. However, there are a few people every year with scores in that range who are rejected. What differentiates these candidates? Do they not have any soft factors or is there something else?

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Re: Why are extremely high-scoring candidates rejected?

Postby 094320 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:05 pm

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Re: Why are extremely high-scoring candidates rejected?

Postby bp shinners » Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:52 pm

I've definitely read some absolutely terrible personal statements from HYS hopefuls, ones that put their character into question. That's how I imagine those people.

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Re: Why are extremely high-scoring candidates rejected?

Postby surfer » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:14 pm

All it takes is a few poorly written sentences, an arrogant tone in your essay, or a few typos. They have so many other qualified applicants to choose from.

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Re: Why are extremely high-scoring candidates rejected?

Postby hoos89 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:32 pm

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Re: Why are extremely high-scoring candidates rejected?

Postby MachineLemon » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:40 pm

Mostly they just ding people that speculate about their admissions practices online. Other than that, everybody with high #s gets in.



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