So you made a 170+... What now?

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby LRGhost » Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:33 pm

I don't think it's a problem. But idk if it was you or KevinP but there was that message from LSAC saying that they were providing updated reports to schools and I thought that covered this discrepancy with a new score distribution. When there's only 2500 170s and dramatically less 175s, any difference is significant. But I don't understand how it matters to schools when they'll see with the apps what their pool is.

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby wert3813 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:52 pm

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby wert3813 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:53 pm

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby LRGhost » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:05 pm

Where do the ~400 or so non-T14 170s wind up? A few at UT/UCLA/Vandy but then...? That can't account for more than ~100.

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby TripTrip » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:17 pm

LRGhost wrote:Where do the ~400 or so non-T14 170s wind up? A few at UT/UCLA/Vandy but then...? That can't account for more than ~100.

It's more than 100 within the T15-20. Vandy alone is 43 based on their 75th and incoming class.

After that, think super-splitters, C&Fs, and LSAT preppies who don't attend.

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby FlowBro » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:26 pm

So a 170+ is has become like a fine wine? Just keeps getting better with time...

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby wert3813 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:30 pm

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby wert3813 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:34 pm

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby Jpreece59 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:42 pm

Assuming 170+ LSAT scores are becoming more valuable, how do you guys think that will affect those with high GPAs? Will splitters become more valuable, causing GPA medians to fall dramatically? Or will high GPAs also increase in value?

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby TripTrip » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:48 pm

Jpreece59 wrote:Assuming 170+ LSAT scores are becoming more valuable, how do you guys think that will affect those with high GPAs? Will splitters become more valuable, causing GPA medians to fall dramatically? Or will high GPAs also increase in value?

There are too many high GPAs for them to have value.

If medians start to fall or are near the breakline, we'll see the hurt on those below both medians. Super-splitters will fare better, and reverse-splitters near the LSAT median will probably fare a little better.

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby wert3813 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:05 am

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby TripTrip » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:11 am

wert3813 wrote:However, I do think there is real value for +75th GPA who are a point (or MAYBE) two of median. When medians drop you are suddenly on median and have a high GPA.

Georgetown is a great example of this:

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby wert3813 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:16 am

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Re: So you made a 170+... What now?

Postby TripTrip » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:25 am

wert3813 wrote:
TripTrip wrote:
wert3813 wrote:However, I do think there is real value for +75th GPA who are a point (or MAYBE) two of median. When medians drop you are suddenly on median and have a high GPA.

Georgetown is a great example of this:

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I assume these lines are median LSAT (vertical) and 75th GPA (horizontal)?

Yeah; the thick horizontal line is LSAT (1pt height) and the thin vertical line is GPA (0.10pt width).




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