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International student looking to get a JD

Postby Jurssiczz » Sun Jun 21, 2015 6:30 pm

Hey everyone, this is my 1st post here on TLS so I am extremely excited :lol:

I am an International student currently attending a non-target US college. I am double-majoring in Mathematics and Economics and have a 3.9 GPA. My question is, how much harder is it for non-us citizens/residents to get accepted into a T5 law school? Do I need to get an LSAT score that is WAY higher than the median?

Any advice would be great.

Thanks!

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Re: International student looking to get a JD

Postby Iwanttolawschool » Sun Jun 21, 2015 6:31 pm

no.

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Re: International student looking to get a JD

Postby Jurssiczz » Sun Jun 21, 2015 6:33 pm

Iwanttolawschool wrote:no.


Very succinct

Thanks :D

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Re: International student looking to get a JD

Postby Jurssiczz » Mon Jun 22, 2015 6:50 am

Does anyone else have different experiences when it comes to the topic? It is very hard to get a feel for the type of international students that get into the top 5 law schools because TLS stats has a very small sample size.

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Re: International student looking to get a JD

Postby runinthefront » Mon Jun 22, 2015 6:57 am

The answer is "no."
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Re: International student looking to get a JD

Postby alexjinye » Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:56 am

You don't have a 173, if you are still asking these questions.
The answer is no. You go to an american college, so you will be assessed basically in the same way as American students in the admission process.

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Re: International student looking to get a JD

Postby Jurssiczz » Mon Jun 22, 2015 11:17 am

alexjinye wrote:You don't have a 173, if you are still asking these questions.
The answer is no. You go to an american college, so you will be assessed basically in the same way as American students in the admission process.


I do. I'm just worried because my score is right on the median and i don't know if it is enough.

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