Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:37 pm

chicagoburger wrote:All KJDs and no adults make a law school soulless.

This is just silly. Lots of non-k-JDs rock the LSAT.

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby brinicolec » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:43 pm

A. Nony Mouse wrote:
chicagoburger wrote:All KJDs and no adults make a law school soulless.

This is just silly. Lots of non-k-JDs rock the LSAT.


Exactly!
90% of Northwestern's students aren't k-JDs.

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby Rigo » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:14 pm

brinicolec wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
chicagoburger wrote:All KJDs and no adults make a law school soulless.

This is just silly. Lots of non-k-JDs rock the LSAT.

Exactly!
90% of Northwestern's students aren't k-JDs.

Full of splitter scum though :x

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby 34iplaw » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:51 pm

Rigo wrote:
brinicolec wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
chicagoburger wrote:All KJDs and no adults make a law school soulless.

This is just silly. Lots of non-k-JDs rock the LSAT.

Exactly!
90% of Northwestern's students aren't k-JDs.

Full of splitter scum though :x


Fite me.

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby dj9i27 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:52 pm

34iplaw wrote:
Rigo wrote:
brinicolec wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
chicagoburger wrote:All KJDs and no adults make a law school soulless.

This is just silly. Lots of non-k-JDs rock the LSAT.

Exactly!
90% of Northwestern's students aren't k-JDs.

Full of splitter scum though :x


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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby zot1 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:55 pm

Rigo wrote:LSAT is more indicative of law school success than GPA anyways so I don't get the outrage other than you're butthurt you didn't score higher.


Link? I thought the correlation of both (either lsat or gpa) was pretty close. I certainly did better in law school than peers who outscored me in the lsat.

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby goldenbear2020 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:57 pm

zot1 wrote:
Rigo wrote:LSAT is more indicative of law school success than GPA anyways so I don't get the outrage other than you're butthurt you didn't score higher.


Link? I thought the correlation of both (either lsat or gpa) was pretty close. I certainly did better in law school than peers who outscored me in the lsat.

http://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/your-score/ ... erformance
Median correlation to 1L grades:
GPA only: 0.26
LSAT only: 0.38
LSAT+GPA: 0.48

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby zot1 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:58 pm

goldenbear2020 wrote:
zot1 wrote:
Rigo wrote:LSAT is more indicative of law school success than GPA anyways so I don't get the outrage other than you're butthurt you didn't score higher.


Link? I thought the correlation of both (either lsat or gpa) was pretty close. I certainly did better in law school than peers who outscored me in the lsat.

http://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/your-score/ ... erformance
Median correlation to 1L grades:
GPA only: 0.26
LSAT only: 0.38
LSAT+GPA: 0.48


I don't know that 1L grades = law school success. Nevertheless, the difference seems rather small.

Also the lsat sucks.

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby goldenbear2020 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:59 pm

zot1 wrote:
goldenbear2020 wrote:
zot1 wrote:
Rigo wrote:LSAT is more indicative of law school success than GPA anyways so I don't get the outrage other than you're butthurt you didn't score higher.


Link? I thought the correlation of both (either lsat or gpa) was pretty close. I certainly did better in law school than peers who outscored me in the lsat.

http://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/your-score/ ... erformance
Median correlation to 1L grades:
GPA only: 0.26
LSAT only: 0.38
LSAT+GPA: 0.48


I don't know that 1L grades = law school success. Nevertheless, the difference seems rather small.

Also the lsat sucks.

1L grades = job placement right?

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby Rigo » Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:00 pm

zot1 wrote:I don't know that 1L grades = law school success.

What did you think I meant?

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby zot1 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:00 pm

goldenbear2020 wrote:
zot1 wrote:
goldenbear2020 wrote:
zot1 wrote:
Rigo wrote:LSAT is more indicative of law school success than GPA anyways so I don't get the outrage other than you're butthurt you didn't score higher.


Link? I thought the correlation of both (either lsat or gpa) was pretty close. I certainly did better in law school than peers who outscored me in the lsat.

http://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/your-score/ ... erformance
Median correlation to 1L grades:
GPA only: 0.26
LSAT only: 0.38
LSAT+GPA: 0.48


I don't know that 1L grades = law school success. Nevertheless, the difference seems rather small.

Also the lsat sucks.

1L grades = job placement right?


Not entirely. But if we're speaking solely about biglaw then sure.

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby zot1 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:01 pm

Rigo wrote:
zot1 wrote:I don't know that 1L grades = law school success.

What did you think I meant?


Graduating below 50% in law school since law school is three years...

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby Rigo » Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:03 pm

zot1 wrote:
1L grades = job placement right?

Not entirely. But if we're speaking solely about biglaw then sure.

Obviously not entirely. There are many factors. WE, hotness, charisma, a particular demonstrated interest, etc.
I can't think of anything more predictive of placement in a legal career than grades though.

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby zot1 » Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:15 am

Rigo wrote:
zot1 wrote:
1L grades = job placement right?

Not entirely. But if we're speaking solely about biglaw then sure.

Obviously not entirely. There are many factors. WE, hotness, charisma, a particular demonstrated interest, etc.
I can't think of anything more predictive of placement in a legal career than grades though.


I agree. But 1L grades =/= three years of grades.

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Re: Illinois Admissions Really Care about LSAT

Postby Rigo » Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:19 am

zot1 wrote:
Rigo wrote:
zot1 wrote:
1L grades = job placement right?

Not entirely. But if we're speaking solely about biglaw then sure.

Obviously not entirely. There are many factors. WE, hotness, charisma, a particular demonstrated interest, etc.
I can't think of anything more predictive of placement in a legal career than grades though.

I agree. But 1L grades =/= three years of grades.

True. The 1L forced curve is what differentiates the class though. So it's really not the grades that matter for jobs--it's the class rank.



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