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Hamilton cut-off

Postby raspberryo » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:10 pm

Just got my LSAT score today... 174. First take. Does that throw me out of the field for a full-ride at CCN, like Hamilton? Has anyone ever got a Hamilton/Vanderbilt/Ruby with my numbers (UGPA 4.0)?

I know it's crazy but I'm actually considering a retake (I'm quite debt averse). I was PTing around 177-178 but the test environment usually affects me a lot, besides I won't have much time to prepare, or any new PTs for that matter. So I doubt it would be a huge leap. Is 1-2 more pts worth the effort, in my case?

Any thoughts would be really appreciated.

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby Dcc617 » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:16 pm

raspberryo wrote:Just got my LSAT score today... 174. First take. Does that throw me out of the field for a full-ride at CCN, like Hamilton? Has anyone ever got a Hamilton/Vanderbilt/Ruby with my numbers (UGPA 4.0)?

I know it's crazy but I'm actually considering a retake (I'm quite debt averse). I was PTing around 177-178 but the test environment usually affects me a lot, besides I won't have much time to prepare, or any new PTs for that matter. So I doubt it would be a huge leap. Is 1-2 more pts worth the effort, in my case?

Any thoughts would be really appreciated.


I mean, you're above both 75ths. You have as good of numbers as anyone.

Also, ugh, what the hell is with these threads?

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby cavalier1138 » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:25 pm

My understanding is that you need at least a 180 LSAT and a 4.33 (repeating, of course) GPA to even stand a chance at a Hamilton. I mean, for heaven's sake, it's a hit Broadway show! You think they're just giving these away?

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby carlos_danger » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:27 pm

Based on what I've seen on LSN, people definitely get Hamilton/Ruby/Vanderbilt with a 174 and UGPA lower than yours.

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby raspberryo » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:48 pm

cavalier1138 wrote:My understanding is that you need at least a 180 LSAT and a 4.33 (repeating, of course) GPA to even stand a chance at a Hamilton. I mean, for heaven's sake, it's a hit Broadway show! You think they're just giving these away?


ikr. Thanks for the insight. I guess I'll have to retake in October/December. Do you think I'll still make it to the March show? really can't wait till the next season.

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby raspberryo » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:51 pm

carlos_danger wrote:Based on what I've seen on LSN, people definitely get Hamilton/Ruby/Vanderbilt with a 174 and UGPA lower than yours.


thanks for the info.

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby Mikey » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:54 pm

cavalier1138 wrote:I mean, for heaven's sake, it's a hit Broadway show! You think they're just giving these away?

:lol:

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby raspberryo » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:55 pm

Dcc617 wrote:
raspberryo wrote:Just got my LSAT score today... 174. First take. Does that throw me out of the field for a full-ride at CCN, like Hamilton? Has anyone ever got a Hamilton/Vanderbilt/Ruby with my numbers (UGPA 4.0)?

I know it's crazy but I'm actually considering a retake (I'm quite debt averse). I was PTing around 177-178 but the test environment usually affects me a lot, besides I won't have much time to prepare, or any new PTs for that matter. So I doubt it would be a huge leap. Is 1-2 more pts worth the effort, in my case?

Any thoughts would be really appreciated.


I mean, you're above both 75ths. You have as good of numbers as anyone.

Also, ugh, what the hell is with these threads?



It's just me being poor plus paranoid

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby pittsburghpirates » Fri Jul 08, 2016 10:00 pm

raspberryo wrote:
Dcc617 wrote:
raspberryo wrote:Just got my LSAT score today... 174. First take. Does that throw me out of the field for a full-ride at CCN, like Hamilton? Has anyone ever got a Hamilton/Vanderbilt/Ruby with my numbers (UGPA 4.0)?

I know it's crazy but I'm actually considering a retake (I'm quite debt averse). I was PTing around 177-178 but the test environment usually affects me a lot, besides I won't have much time to prepare, or any new PTs for that matter. So I doubt it would be a huge leap. Is 1-2 more pts worth the effort, in my case?

Any thoughts would be really appreciated.


I mean, you're above both 75ths. You have as good of numbers as anyone.

Also, ugh, what the hell is with these threads?



It's just me being poor plus paranoid


Don't be paranoid you have great numbers! Get yours apps all buttoned up and get them in as early as you can. Apply to whole T14 and enjoy a great cycle. Consider writing any optional essays for the non T6 to avoid any YP waitlists (Penn is notorious for this). Best of luck OP

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby jetsfan1 » Sat Jul 09, 2016 1:32 am

You've definitely got the numbers for the Ruby/Hamilton. Know people who snagged both with lower numbers. However, softs come into play here as well, so keep that mind.

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby TLSModBot » Sat Jul 09, 2016 7:20 am

so wait this isn't the thread about whether it's appropriate to wear home-made jorts to the hit Broadway musical?

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby jbagelboy » Sat Jul 09, 2016 5:16 pm

I'd say 174/4.0 is in competition for a Hamilton fellowship.

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby NoLongerALurker » Sat Jul 09, 2016 7:27 pm

I had a 175/3.91. I think as long as you're above both 75ths you're good.

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby Veil of Ignorance » Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:37 pm

jetsfan1 wrote:You've definitely got the numbers for the Ruby/Hamilton. Know people who snagged both with lower numbers. However, softs come into play here as well, so keep that mind.


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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby 20170322 » Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:46 pm

raspberryo wrote:Just got my LSAT score today... 174. First take. Does that throw me out of the field for a full-ride at CCN, like Hamilton? Has anyone ever got a Hamilton/Vanderbilt/Ruby with my numbers (UGPA 4.0)?

I know it's crazy but I'm actually considering a retake (I'm quite debt averse). I was PTing around 177-178 but the test environment usually affects me a lot, besides I won't have much time to prepare, or any new PTs for that matter. So I doubt it would be a huge leap. Is 1-2 more pts worth the effort, in my case?

Any thoughts would be really appreciated.


I have no valuable input, just want to say we are in identical situations. Had to fight the urge to retake as well.

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby QuentonCassidy » Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:11 pm

FWIW OP, I know someone who got a Ruby with your exact numbers, so your numbers definitely won't preclude you. They did have stellar softs and their PS was straight-up the best piece of writing I have ever read, so take this with a grain of salt.

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Re: Hamilton cut-off

Postby laqueredup » Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:37 am

Mikey wrote:
cavalier1138 wrote:I mean, for heaven's sake, it's a hit Broadway show! You think they're just giving these away?

:lol:


https://lottery.broadwaydirect.com/show/hamilton/
Not sure what the current odds are, but buying 174 lottery tickets will help.



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