Is it realistic to have a chance at these schools as a URM?

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Is it realistic to have a chance at these schools as a URM?

Postby LawurmStudent » Thu Apr 16, 2015 6:34 pm

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Re: Is it realistic to have a chance at these schools as a URM?

Postby mvp99 » Thu Apr 16, 2015 6:40 pm

Come back when you have an LSAT score. Focus on the LSAT and don't fall back on your URM status.

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Re: Is it realistic to have a chance at these schools as a URM?

Postby BasilHallward » Thu Apr 16, 2015 6:53 pm

Agreed. Focus on the LSAT. Your low GPA will not help you out with these schools either. You need a BETTER score to have hope at UVA or Cornell. URM status does not solve everything all the time.

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Re: Is it realistic to have a chance at these schools as a URM?

Postby smiles123 » Thu Apr 16, 2015 6:59 pm

I definitely wouldn't ED emory no matter what your LSAT score ends up being. That's a lot of debt to commit to...

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Re: Is it realistic to have a chance at these schools as a URM?

Postby LawurmStudent » Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:02 pm

smiles123 wrote:I definitely wouldn't ED emory no matter what your LSAT score ends up being. That's a lot of debt to commit to...


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Re: Is it realistic to have a chance at these schools as a URM?

Postby twenty » Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:20 pm

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Re: Is it realistic to have a chance at these schools as a URM?

Postby LawurmStudent » Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:25 pm

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Re: Is it realistic to have a chance at these schools as a URM?

Postby The King » Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:28 pm

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Re: Is it realistic to have a chance at these schools as a URM?

Postby LawurmStudent » Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:30 pm

The King wrote:I am not endorsing ED, and I encourage you to put significant effort into studying for the LSAT, but if you do chose to ED, then it would be much better spent on UVA (they also give you decision within 15 days, by the way) than on Emory. Do not ED Emory.


Thanks for the advice. I would only ED Emory because to me it one of the best schools I have a realistic shot at. I'm not even sure I would like Virginia very much but it is a much better school. I have decisions to make.
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Re: Is it realistic to have a chance at these schools as a URM?

Postby 071816 » Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:42 pm

LawurmStudent wrote:
The King wrote:I am not endorsing ED, and I encourage you to put significant effort into studying for the LSAT, but if you do chose to ED, then it would be much better spent on UVA (they also give you decision within 15 days, by the way) than on Emory. Do not ED Emory.


Thanks for the advice. I would only ED memory because to me it one of the best schools I have a realistic shot at. I'm not even sure I would like Virginia very much but it is a much better school. I have decisions to make.

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