Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

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Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

Postby Erickt26 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:31 am

My stats where the following Cumm GPA=3.24 Degree GPA=3.45

After the LSAC calculated the GPA it was Cumm GPA=3.02 Degree GPA=3.45

I am very worried. If I can pull a 165 can I still get into a school like Loyola Law school?

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Re: Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

Postby Tiago Splitter » Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:33 am

You're in luck! There is very little practical difference between 3.24 and 3.02. Either way you'll need a 170 to make law school worth it.

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Re: Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

Postby bp shinners » Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:42 am

Tiago Splitter wrote:You're in luck! There is very little practical difference between 3.24 and 3.02. Either way you'll need a 170 to make law school worth it.


To put this in context, once you're below a school's 25%, it doesn't matter how far down you are except for psychological reasons on the person evaluating your transcript. Their numbers are affected the same by anyone below their numbers. You're above a 3.0, which is an important psychological threshold to break.

If you pull a 165, you should have a pretty decent shot at Loyola, as you'd be above their 75% for LSAT and that's more important to them than GPA.

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Re: Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

Postby thenewguy » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:16 pm

Erickt26 wrote:My stats where the following Cumm GPA=3.24 Degree GPA=3.45

After the LSAC calculated the GPA it was Cumm GPA=3.02 Degree GPA=3.45

I am very worried. If I can pull a 165 can I still get into a school like Loyola Law school?


Don't go in there with a 165 as your goal

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Re: Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

Postby Erickt26 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:23 pm

thenewguy wrote:
Erickt26 wrote:My stats where the following Cumm GPA=3.24 Degree GPA=3.45

After the LSAC calculated the GPA it was Cumm GPA=3.02 Degree GPA=3.45

I am very worried. If I can pull a 165 can I still get into a school like Loyola Law school?


Don't go in there with a 165 as your goal

Why not?

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Re: Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

Postby Trout et al » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:28 pm

Erickt26 wrote:
thenewguy wrote:
Erickt26 wrote:My stats where the following Cumm GPA=3.24 Degree GPA=3.45

After the LSAC calculated the GPA it was Cumm GPA=3.02 Degree GPA=3.45

I am very worried. If I can pull a 165 can I still get into a school like Loyola Law school?


Don't go in there with a 165 as your goal

Why not?


Because the maximum score is 180. Kobe's goal is to get a ring every season, not just make the playoffs, bro.

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Re: Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

Postby thenewguy » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:30 pm

Trout et al wrote:
Erickt26 wrote:
thenewguy wrote:
Erickt26 wrote:My stats where the following Cumm GPA=3.24 Degree GPA=3.45

After the LSAC calculated the GPA it was Cumm GPA=3.02 Degree GPA=3.45

I am very worried. If I can pull a 165 can I still get into a school like Loyola Law school?


Don't go in there with a 165 as your goal

Why not?


Because the maximum score is 180. Kobe's goal is to get a ring every season, not just make the playoffs, bro.


Yeah I didn't even really know what to say to that so this sums it up pretty well. Be Kobe dude

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Re: Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

Postby Erickt26 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:38 pm

Ok. Here's my deal I took Blueprint twice average score is 154. I studied for four months. As of now, I have two full months with no job, so I can study all day. I'm very dedicate but easily get distracted. Is a 170 truly possible?

With all honesty is it? I am willing to take October and December lsat if the answer is yes....lol.

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Re: Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

Postby thenewguy » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:45 pm

Erickt26 wrote:Ok. Here's my deal I took Blueprint twice average score is 154. I studied for four months. As of now, I have two full months with no job, so I can study all day. I'm very dedicate but easily get distracted. Is a 170 truly possible?

With all honesty is it? I am willing to take October and December lsat if the answer is yes....lol.


There are countless people on these forums with a 170 or above, myself included (170 on test day never beat 169 in practice if that's any inspiration).

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Re: Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

Postby Erickt26 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:47 pm

thenewguy wrote:
Erickt26 wrote:Ok. Here's my deal I took Blueprint twice average score is 154. I studied for four months. As of now, I have two full months with no job, so I can study all day. I'm very dedicate but easily get distracted. Is a 170 truly possible?

With all honesty is it? I am willing to take October and December lsat if the answer is yes....lol.


There are countless people on these forums with a 170 or above, myself included (170 on test day never beat 169 in practice if that's any inspiration).

It is. What did you do? How did you study? How many hours per day and for how long? Any tips?

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Re: Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

Postby rftdd888 » Sat Aug 03, 2013 12:48 am

Erickt26 wrote:
thenewguy wrote:
Erickt26 wrote:Ok. Here's my deal I took Blueprint twice average score is 154. I studied for four months. As of now, I have two full months with no job, so I can study all day. I'm very dedicate but easily get distracted. Is a 170 truly possible?

With all honesty is it? I am willing to take October and December lsat if the answer is yes....lol.


There are countless people on these forums with a 170 or above, myself included (170 on test day never beat 169 in practice if that's any inspiration).

It is. What did you do? How did you study? How many hours per day and for how long? Any tips?

Just read the threads in the LSAT prep forum dude. It's all there.

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Re: Big LSAT GPA Drop! Help!

Postby bp shinners » Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:13 am

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