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admisionquestion
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US NEWS

Postby admisionquestion » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:56 pm

Quick question for someone with a good spreadsheet of the complete USNEWS data.

What would the most recent rankings be, if one removed LSAT and GPA as factors?

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Re: US NEWS

Postby eaper » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:59 pm

admisionquestion wrote:Quick question for someone with a good spreadsheet of the complete USNEWS data.

What would the most recent rankings be, if one removed LSAT and GPA as factors?


Hmm I believe this would be interesting to see, but I'm not sure if anyone has access to enough data to do this (unless they work for USnews).

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Re: US NEWS

Postby admisionquestion » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:00 pm

I thought if you purchased you got to see the whole spreadsheet basically, no?

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Re: US NEWS

Postby t14fanboy » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:24 pm

40% of the ranking is due to reputation. The usual suspects would be at the top even if you took out the lsat and gpa as components of the ranking.

Let me ask you one question in return: why is this even important?

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Re: US NEWS

Postby admisionquestion » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:12 am

absolutely not important.

Are you sure it would be the same order though... Obviously t14 will stay elite but the order might bounce a bit...

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Re: US NEWS

Postby bernaldiaz » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:21 am

admisionquestion wrote:absolutely not important.

Are you sure it would be the same order though... Obviously t14 will stay elite but the order might bounce a bit...


Still a pretty interesting question though. I'd be decently interested as well.

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JustE
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Re: US NEWS

Postby JustE » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:26 am

Same here. Not important, but would love to know.

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Re: US NEWS

Postby KevinP » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:38 am

I would interested in this as well. The differences between variables other than the entering class's statistics tends be marginal. That is why 90% of the overall differences in rankings can be explained by the median LSAT score of the entering class.




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