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marsters
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164/3.9 Advice

Postby marsters » Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:02 pm

I am graduating early (3 years instead of 4) at Virginia Tech May 2014 (philosophy and political science double major) and right now I have a maintainable 3.9 GPA. I took the June LSAT without taking a prep class, but did study on my own, and got a 164. I have a few questions:

1) How likely am I to get into UVA if my results hold?

2) Should I retake and is a prep class worth while?

3) Can W&M Law (my back up right now) place me into a job making 100k right out of school?

4) I cannot decide what kind of law to practice. I like Constitutional, but I am worried about job potential. Any advice here?

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you'rethemannowdawg
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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby you'rethemannowdawg » Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:08 pm

FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, RETAKE!!!

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby jetsfan1 » Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:18 pm

you'rethemannowdawg wrote:FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, RETAKE!!!


Very similar stats here. This is the ONLY credited response. Please please please retake.

To answer your original questions, probably not getting into UVA. With ED maybe you have a shot? Not really sure, I'll let someone else comment on it, but I doubt its a good one.

Only you can answer #2. Did you honestly give it your all the first time? As in 3-4 months at least 3 hrs a day? If not, then do that with Manhattan/PS, etc. If you did do that though, then it might be worth it. Personally, I hated my class, would rather move at my own pace.

3) It could, but its risky and IMO not worth it, especially with a 3.9.

4) I'm a 0L, but TCR on these forums seems to be nobody does going in, so dont really worry about it.

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Ded Precedent
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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby Ded Precedent » Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:34 pm

1. Retake
2. Cop that 170+
3. ???
4. Profit

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby sinfiery » Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:41 pm

you'rethemannowdawg wrote:FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, RETAKE!!!













Use this as your guide
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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby PRgradBYU » Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:57 pm

Ded Precedent wrote:1. Retake
2. Cop that 170+
3. Enjoy HYS
4. Profit


FTFY, bro.

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby nickb285 » Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:01 pm

you'rethemannowdawg wrote:FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, RETAKE!!!

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby nachosrgood » Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:16 pm

you'rethemannowdawg wrote:FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, RETAKE!!!

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby buddyt » Wed Jul 10, 2013 2:15 pm

I see I've been beaten to the punch.

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby marsters » Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:56 am

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby francesfarmer » Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:07 am

marsters wrote:
To answer your original questions, probably not getting into UVA. With ED maybe you have a shot? Not really sure, I'll let someone else comment on it, but I doubt its a good one.


New here; What does ED mean? Because I am pretty sure there is no box on the app letting the law school know if you have erectile dysfunction or not haha

It means retake. Latin! Crazy!

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby hephaestus » Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:08 am

marsters wrote:
To answer your original questions, probably not getting into UVA. With ED maybe you have a shot? Not really sure, I'll let someone else comment on it, but I doubt its a good one.


New here; What does ED mean? Because I am pretty sure there is no box on the app letting the law school know if you have erectile dysfunction or not haha

Early decision. But you should retake.

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby North » Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:12 am

Retake for a 170+ and go to UVA for free.

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby RetakeFrenzy » Thu Jul 11, 2013 11:07 am

you'rethemannowdawg wrote:FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, RETAKE!!!


Everyone will tell you to retake because your GPA is just too beautiful to go with a 164 :wink:

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby marsters » Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:35 pm

Well, I got it

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby buddyt » Wed Oct 30, 2013 7:29 pm

marsters wrote:Well, I got it

Are you paying sticker?

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby BigZuck » Wed Oct 30, 2013 7:50 pm

Retake

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby hephaestus » Wed Oct 30, 2013 8:00 pm

BigZuck wrote:Retake

OP appears to have already ED'd UVA.

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby BigZuck » Wed Oct 30, 2013 8:07 pm

ImNoScar wrote:
BigZuck wrote:Retake

OP appears to have already ED'd UVA.


Withdraw.

Then Retake

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Re: 164/3.9 Advice

Postby Motivator9 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 9:27 pm

BigZuck wrote:
ImNoScar wrote:
BigZuck wrote:Retake

OP appears to have already ED'd UVA.


Withdraw.

Then Retake


You probably think that everyone here just likes posting retakes on each other's posts. That's true, but what's also true is that a retake makes the most sense with your GPA. Why get into UVA and pay 200k when you can take 2-3 months of studying to get some more points and only go for 100k or less.




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