3.1, 178. apply ED anywhere?

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3.1, 178. apply ED anywhere?

Postby aquaphor37 » Sat Aug 13, 2016 2:58 pm

these are apparently the worst students accepted to each school (sorted by lowest accepted gpa, then sorted again by lowest accepted LSAT: source http://lawschoolnumbers.com). My GPA and lsat when multiplied together come out to 551.8. Thinking I should apply ED to Penn, UVA, or even Northwestern. Won't be able to claim racial minority status.

School LSAT GPA Multiplied GPA LSAT Multiplied Average
Yale 166 3.82 634.12 3.71 174 645.54 639.83
Harvard 164 3.78 619.92 3.65 168 613.2 616.56
Stanford 164 3.78 619.92 3.71 174 645.54 632.73
Chicago 164 3.78 619.92 3.65 168 613.2 616.56
Columbia 157 3.74 587.18 3.29 173 569.17 578.175
NYU 158 3.89 614.62 3.25 172 559 586.81
Penn 158 3.58 565.64 3.1 171 530.1 547.87
Michigan 155 3.81 590.55 3.1 171 530.1 560.325
UVA 154 3.6 554.4 2.75 174 478.5 516.45
Berkeley 157 3.74 587.18 3.4 170 578 582.59
Duke 158 3.89 614.62 3.15 174 548.1 581.36
Northwestern 155 3.85 596.75 2.74 170 465.8 531.275
Cornell 155 3.85 596.75 3.1 169 523.9 560.325
Georgetown 155 3.85 596.75 2.8 174 487.2 541.975
Texas 158 3.94 622.52 2.6 169 439.4 530.96
Vanderbilt 158 3.89 614.62 2.9 169 454.61 534.615
UCLA 155 3.85 596.75 2.81 165 463.65 530.2
WUSTL 155 3.85 596.75 2.03 171 347.13 471.94
USC 157 3.85 604.45 3 169 507 555.725
Boston U 155 3.85 596.75 3 164 492 544.375

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Re: 3.1, 178. apply ED anywhere?

Postby benwyatt » Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:07 pm

Don't ED anywhere but NU unless you have a spare $150K or more laying around and even then it's probably dumb.
Get your apps in early and you've got a shot at a few school in the T14.
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Re: 3.1, 178. apply ED anywhere?

Postby floatie » Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:08 pm

Only apply ED to a school you'd actually want to go to, should you get in, even if you had to pay sticker price

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Re: 3.1, 178. apply ED anywhere?

Postby TragicBronson » Sat Aug 13, 2016 5:14 pm

CLS ED may be a way of helping you get in, as your numbers are iffy for them. If NYU, I'd go regular decision because I think you'll be able to negotiate at least a little bit of money. NU ED would be a really good option as theirs comes with 150K, which is probably more than you're looking at anywhere else in the t14. UVA or Penn may let you in ED but it'd be full price and less prestige than CLS or NYU... I'd probably have my options be ED NU, RD everywhere and hope for money at NYU, ED CLS, ED UVA/Penn in that order if I was you.

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Re: 3.1, 178. apply ED anywhere?

Postby benwyatt » Sat Aug 13, 2016 5:43 pm

TragicBronson wrote:CLS ED may be a way of helping you get in, as your numbers are iffy for them. If NYU, I'd go regular decision because I think you'll be able to negotiate at least a little bit of money. NU ED would be a really good option as theirs comes with 150K, which is probably more than you're looking at anywhere else in the t14. UVA or Penn may let you in ED but it'd be full price and less prestige than CLS or NYU... I'd probably have my options be ED NU, RD everywhere and hope for money at NYU, ED CLS, ED UVA/Penn in that order if I was you.

Seriously, don't ED anywhere other than NU. Prestige is not worth the cost and there are a hundred other people on this site who will tell you the same thing. Even if you have $150K+ just lying around, there are way better uses for it than buying a degree at Columbia over a degree at another school. ED kills your options.



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