Interesting undergrad admit data from Yale, Stanford, etc.

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Garamond
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Interesting undergrad admit data from Yale, Stanford, etc.

Postby Garamond » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:25 pm

I was sniffing around the internet and found data published by Yale University, Stanford University, and some other schools on how applicants from those universities fared during their application cycles:

Yale: http://ucs.yalecollege.yale.edu/sites/default/files/Law_School_Application_Statistics.pdf
Stanford: http://www.stanford.edu/group/SPLS/content/0809lawdata.pdf
Johns Hopkins: http:// tiny url .com/c438s25
Emory: http:// tiny url .com/d928vvw (sorry, remove the spaces)

Do other schools publish this data? It's pretty useful, especially if you're an applicant from one of those schools.



An aside: The admit rate from Yale University to YLS is 25% and the average LSAT/GPA of admits is 173/3.86. It seems there's some kind of preferential treatment effect? And it looks like there may be something similar for Stanford undergrads applying to SLS.

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Re: Interesting undergrad admit data from Yale, Stanford, etc.

Postby fatduck » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:31 pm

Garamond wrote:An aside: The admit rate from Yale University to YLS is 25% and the average LSAT/GPA of admits is 173/3.86. It seems there's some kind of preferential treatment effect? And it looks like there may be something similar for Stanford undergrads applying to SLS.

statistically, legacy status can be as much of an admissions boost as URM status

but i wonder if it's more that the connections that get kids into yale university in the first place are also effective at getting them into yale law school

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Re: Interesting undergrad admit data from Yale, Stanford, etc.

Postby Garamond » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:33 pm

fatduck wrote:
Garamond wrote:An aside: The admit rate from Yale University to YLS is 25% and the average LSAT/GPA of admits is 173/3.86. It seems there's some kind of preferential treatment effect? And it looks like there may be something similar for Stanford undergrads applying to SLS.

statistically, legacy status can be as much of an admissions boost as URM status

but i wonder if it's more that the connections that get kids into yale university in the first place are also effective at getting them into yale law school


By legacy status, do you mean an applicant to a law school who went to the corresponding undergraduate institution? e.g. a Yale undergrad who applies to Yale College?

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Re: Interesting undergrad admit data from Yale, Stanford, etc.

Postby fatduck » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:35 pm

Garamond wrote:
fatduck wrote:
Garamond wrote:An aside: The admit rate from Yale University to YLS is 25% and the average LSAT/GPA of admits is 173/3.86. It seems there's some kind of preferential treatment effect? And it looks like there may be something similar for Stanford undergrads applying to SLS.

statistically, legacy status can be as much of an admissions boost as URM status

but i wonder if it's more that the connections that get kids into yale university in the first place are also effective at getting them into yale law school


By legacy status, do you mean an applicant to a law school who went to the corresponding undergraduate institution? e.g. a Yale undergrad who applies to Yale College?

nm mixed groups there

legacy status referred to people whose parents were alumni

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Re: Interesting undergrad admit data from Yale, Stanford, etc.

Postby clee33 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 3:01 pm

Garamond wrote:Do other schools publish this data? It's pretty useful, especially if you're an applicant from one of those schools.


At most schools you should be able to get this info from your undergrad.

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Re: Interesting undergrad admit data from Yale, Stanford, etc.

Postby dkb17xzx » Thu Jul 05, 2012 3:21 pm

What the hell is Capital University Law School?

in Stanford data

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Lovely Ludwig Van
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Re: Interesting undergrad admit data from Yale, Stanford, etc.

Postby Lovely Ludwig Van » Thu Jul 05, 2012 6:30 pm

Tip for those who are gunning YLS or bust: go to Yale undergrad.

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Re: Interesting undergrad admit data from Yale, Stanford, etc.

Postby EdgarWinter » Fri Jul 06, 2012 12:17 am

Lol some poor guy went from Yale undergrad to Brooklyn Law school. These be dark days.

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Re: Interesting undergrad admit data from Yale, Stanford, etc.

Postby apollo2015 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 3:22 pm

Very interesting indeed. I wonder if Princeton has one of these datasets available. They would be interesting to compare to the other schools, since they attract good students for undergrad while not having a law school of their own.

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Re: Interesting undergrad admit data from Yale, Stanford, etc.

Postby jd5 » Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:51 pm

Do children of YLS grads get legacy status for Yale undergrad?




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