Exactly how much of a boost will an ED give me?

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Triveal
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Exactly how much of a boost will an ED give me?

Postby Triveal » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:21 am

For example, EDing is like RDing with +x LSAT score or +.y GPA... that kind of thing.

I'm aware it varies by school, but a conservative, average estimate, especially for T14, would be helpful in keeping my expectations realistic.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Exactly how much of a boost will an ED give me?

Postby Bgibbs » Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:34 am

I'm sorry to say but it doesn't work like that. Some schools are known to give large ED boosts, like UVA, while others are known to give barely any boost at all, like Columbia. There isn't an average LSAT/GPA boost that can be quantified, though.

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Re: Exactly how much of a boost will an ED give me?

Postby goldenflash19 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:47 am

Toy around with mylsn for info on people who ed'd with your numbers. This might give you a general idea, but there's finite formula out there.

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Re: Exactly how much of a boost will an ED give me?

Postby winter.is.coming » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:30 pm

Bgibbs wrote:I'm sorry to say but it doesn't work like that. Some schools are known to give large ED boosts, like UVA, while others are known to give barely any boost at all, like Columbia. There isn't an average LSAT/GPA boost that can be quantified, though.
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Re: Exactly how much of a boost will an ED give me?

Postby JamMasterJ » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:32 pm

winter.is.coming wrote:
Bgibbs wrote:I'm sorry to say but it doesn't work like that. Some schools are known to give large ED boosts, like UVA, while others are known to give barely any boost at all, like Columbia. There isn't an average LSAT/GPA boost that can be quantified, though.



So if I were considering an ED to Columbia it wouldn't really help me at all? Or is that just relative to ED at other schools?

it's not necessarily that, it's just that A. some schools care WAY more about it than others (specifically schools with lower yields), and B. your numbers are going to do different things at different schools depending on their medians and strategy regarding ED applicants.

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Re: Exactly how much of a boost will an ED give me?

Postby ben4847 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:33 pm

I thought the whole point of ED is that you can't get a boost...

(Google ED)




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