Graduating in More than 4 Years

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gambit123
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Graduating in More than 4 Years

Postby gambit123 » Sun May 20, 2012 8:24 pm

GPA: 4.0
Projected LSAT: 170s
Not URM

The problem is that I took 5.5 years to graduate. I double majored, unofficially designed my own minor, and studied abroad three times. At the time I didn't think anything of it, but now I'm fairly worried. I have an immediate family member at H, who is telling me my chances of going there would be good if I got a 170s LSAT, but although he had a 4.0 from the same school in the same major as me, he graduated in 4 years.

How much is taking 5+ years to get a BA going to hurt me?

Do any of you know anyone at a T14 school who took 5 or more years to graduate?

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gaud
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Re: Graduating in More than 4 Years

Postby gaud » Sun May 20, 2012 8:27 pm

I know someone at a T14 that took almost 6 years to graduate. You'll be fine.

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Re: Graduating in More than 4 Years

Postby Nova » Sun May 20, 2012 8:32 pm

I doubt it will hurt you at all. Law school admissions are about numbers. Your [projected] numbers are great.

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Re: Graduating in More than 4 Years

Postby Davidbentley » Sun May 20, 2012 8:36 pm

entirely irrelevant.

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Re: Graduating in More than 4 Years

Postby Br3v » Mon May 21, 2012 12:08 am

Davidbentley wrote:entirely irrelevant.

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Re: Graduating in More than 4 Years

Postby bruss » Mon May 21, 2012 12:31 am

You fucking kidding me. Love the subtle bragging.

Why the fuck would a law school (the system) who let's in journalism majors with 3.8 over an engineer with a 3.0 give a flying fuck about how long it took you to graduate if you have a 4.0.

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Re: Graduating in More than 4 Years

Postby LSAT>LDAC » Mon May 21, 2012 12:37 am

bruss wrote:You fucking kidding me. Love the subtle bragging.

Why the fuck would a law school (the system) who let's in journalism majors with 3.8 over an engineer with a 3.0 give a flying fuck about how long it took you to graduate if you have a 4.0.


whoa. Don't worry man she's not getting an award.

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Re: Graduating in More than 4 Years

Postby gambit123 » Mon May 21, 2012 9:46 am

bruss wrote:You fucking kidding me. Love the subtle bragging.


I would not have asked this if I were not actually concerned about it. I have no desire to brag anonymously on the internet.

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Re: Graduating in More than 4 Years

Postby Br3v » Mon May 21, 2012 10:38 am

Yeah don't really see how one could accuse OP of taking longer to graduate with a Bachelors

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Re: Graduating in More than 4 Years

Postby dresden doll » Mon May 21, 2012 10:49 am

No one will care.




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