Would this make any difference

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Would this make any difference

Postby hihowareyou » Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:51 am

Sending apps in Oct with 3.05/162 one year


Sending apps in Sept with 3.1/162(assuming no increase in score), the next

at T1 schools, I'm assuming the slight gpa rise doesn't make much difference, but some schools do have gpa floors


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Re: Would this make any difference

Postby Swimp » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:33 am

I'm thinking the primary difference right now might be circumstances having to do with law school admissions in general. It's kind of a weird time for law schools and nobody's sure how much they're going to reduce class sizes, increase tutition, distribute scholarship money, etc, from year to year.

With that said, if you wait a year you should retake the LSAT.

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Re: Would this make any difference

Postby top30man » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:37 am

That nominal increase in GPA won't help you. Youll still be belowpst 25th percentiles. That being said, retake the LSAT so you have a writer chance at good schools.

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Re: Would this make any difference

Postby 2014 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:22 am

There is not a single school worth attending that distinguishes between a 3.05 and a 3.1

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Re: Would this make any difference

Postby 20130312 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:41 am

The GPA rise doesn't matter. Applying one month earlier won't matter. Taking an extra year to max out your LSAT retakes WILL matter. An extra year of work experience could provide a small boost as well. Take the time if you need it.

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