per LSN, UIUC admitting applicants with more diverse GPAs...

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per LSN, UIUC admitting applicants with more diverse GPAs...

Postby Cicero, Fin. III 16 » Sat Mar 24, 2012 10:26 pm

...than in years past.

Is this due to fewer applicants in part due to the scandal breaking at the start of the last cycle in combination with the negative press about law school in general?

What gives?

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Re: per LSN, UIUC admitting applicants with more diverse GPAs...

Postby Cicero, Fin. III 16 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:30 am

*BUMP*

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Re: per LSN, UIUC admitting applicants with more diverse GPAs...

Postby Bildungsroman » Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:57 pm

If by "more diverse GPAs" you mean "shittier GPAs," then it is probably because they're having to scrape deeper to find people willing to attend. Applicant numbers are down across the board and there are a number of reasons to think it would impact UIUC more than most schools. The only people who know the exact thinking behind these admit decisions (and whether LSN is even representative) are the people in the admissions office at UIUC, but it's a safe bet that no reason for lowering standards so much can be a positive reason.

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Re: per LSN, UIUC admitting applicants with more diverse GPAs...

Postby Tiago Splitter » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:05 am

Honestly those GPAs look a lot like the ones that turned up in the spreadsheet uncovered during the Pless investigation. They just aren't lying about things anymore.

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Re: per LSN, UIUC admitting applicants with more diverse GPAs...

Postby bk1 » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:07 am

Tiago Splitter wrote:Honestly those GPAs look a lot like the ones that turned up in the spreadsheet uncovered during the Pless investigation. They just aren't lying about things anymore.


How would their lying affect LSN?

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Re: per LSN, UIUC admitting applicants with more diverse GPAs...

Postby Tiago Splitter » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:27 am

bk1 wrote:
Tiago Splitter wrote:Honestly those GPAs look a lot like the ones that turned up in the spreadsheet uncovered during the Pless investigation. They just aren't lying about things anymore.


How would their lying affect LSN?


LSN doesn't really look much different now that I'm taking a closer look. They just haven't rejected anybody yet.




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