Law school admissions is flawed

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splitter13
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Law school admissions is flawed

Postby splitter13 » Thu May 10, 2012 9:44 pm

I want you to think about this scenario for a minute.

You have a chemical engineering major who is at the top of his major with a 2.7 GPA. Getting a C+ in a class is hard. He took Calc 5, Physics 3, Econometric's, ect.

You have a Communication major who has a 3.7 GPA. If you don't get a B+ in a class you're mentally retarded. He took Communications 101, Interpersonal Communication.

The communication major scores a 165, the engineering major scores a 175. The communication major gets into Cornell. The engineering major would be lucky to break >30.

Explain to me how this makes sense? I would like to hear some non liberal arts majors too.

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby HETPE3B » Thu May 10, 2012 9:46 pm

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby turkeysub » Thu May 10, 2012 9:46 pm

cool

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Gecko of Doom
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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby Gecko of Doom » Thu May 10, 2012 9:48 pm

turkeysub wrote:cool

story

splitter13
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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby splitter13 » Thu May 10, 2012 9:51 pm

It's true

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby Samara » Thu May 10, 2012 9:53 pm

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby kapachino » Thu May 10, 2012 9:55 pm

Samara wrote:Image



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splitter13
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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby splitter13 » Thu May 10, 2012 9:56 pm

You mad Bro! If you didn't do a hard major, you didn't earn you're degree bro!

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby splitter13 » Thu May 10, 2012 9:57 pm

Law schools need to adopt standards for admission. You can't compare a chemical engineering major to a communication major.

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Mr. Pancakes
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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby Mr. Pancakes » Thu May 10, 2012 9:57 pm

Go be an engineer, buttbreath.

splitter13
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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby splitter13 » Thu May 10, 2012 9:59 pm

Instead of the insults, tell me how it makes sense to compare those majors

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby princeR » Thu May 10, 2012 10:02 pm

What do you want us to say? We know it isn't fair and there is literally nothing we can do.

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kwais
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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby kwais » Thu May 10, 2012 10:02 pm

splitter13 wrote:Instead of the insults, tell me how it makes sense to compare those majors


who said it has to make sense?

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby fanmingrui » Thu May 10, 2012 10:03 pm

Gecko of Doom wrote:
turkeysub wrote:cool

story

Bro

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby splitter13 » Thu May 10, 2012 10:04 pm

Law schools should look at majors

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Teoeo
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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby Teoeo » Thu May 10, 2012 10:05 pm

Think of this scenario. Some dude wants to go to law school and plans his UG accordingly. He gets a B.A. in basket weaving with a 4.0..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................you mad?

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby turkeysub » Thu May 10, 2012 10:05 pm

fanmingrui wrote:
Gecko of Doom wrote:
turkeysub wrote:cool

story

Bro


Yes! finally got to start one of those :D

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby thederangedwang » Thu May 10, 2012 10:06 pm

splitter13 wrote:Law schools should look at majors

they do, they prefer liberal arts majors with high gpa's

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kwais
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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby kwais » Thu May 10, 2012 10:07 pm

thederangedwang wrote:
splitter13 wrote:Law schools should look at majors

they do, they prefer liberal arts majors with high gpa's


:D

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby DaftAndDirect » Thu May 10, 2012 10:12 pm

ITT: Engineering major seeks compassion for and validation of low GPA from fellow future law students. Finds exact opposite.

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby 83947368 » Thu May 10, 2012 10:17 pm

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IAFG
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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby IAFG » Thu May 10, 2012 10:20 pm

Just do 17X LSAT bro. After that employers will make things fair.

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby thederangedwang » Thu May 10, 2012 10:20 pm

Adm.Doppleganger wrote:Hey man, I feel you. It sucks. But maybe that's just nature's way of telling engineering students not to go to law school. I never really got what motivates a student to spend 4 years studying hard sciences and then go to law school.

Basically the argument I was going to make if I decided to respond to you seriously.

Every school has their own admissions criteria. Med schools like science majors, music schools like music majors, law schools like liberal arts majors.

You cant blame the schools since you are the one who is taking a non-traditional path, then not doing well on that path.

Likewise, a journalism/communication major would similarly be disadvantaged if he/she was applying for something in the science field.

It works both ways man.

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby Tom Joad » Thu May 10, 2012 10:23 pm

splitter13 wrote:You mad Bro! If you didn't do a hard major, you didn't earn you're degree bro!

I make typos all the time, but I like to point them out when a poster is explaining how their intellect is superior to everybody else's.

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Re: Law school admissions is flawed

Postby charliep » Thu May 10, 2012 10:25 pm

Tom Joad wrote:
splitter13 wrote:You mad Bro! If you didn't do a hard major, you didn't earn you're degree bro!

I make typos all the time, but I like to point them out when a poster is explaining how their intellect is superior to everybody else's.


dont forget the commas before "bro"




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