140 Lsat 3.2GPA Any advice? Any chance?

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140 Lsat 3.2GPA Any advice? Any chance?

Postby jasnosa » Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:56 pm

Hello!

I am seeking a little advice. I am well aware a 140 LSAT is close to awful, I won't get into why or how I managed to score so low.. however I am curious to see if anyone has gotten accepted into ABA schools with a 140 being as I'm going to apply anyway.


140 LSAT
3.2 GPA
Major - legal studies
Minor - psychology


Any chance of getting accepted? In FLORIDA

I've applied Fl a&m and Barry's.


Helpful insight only please.

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Steve2207
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Re: 140 Lsat 3.2GPA Any advice? Any chance?

Postby Steve2207 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 7:40 pm

Based on the article below, it seems Florida schools are paying especially close attention to LSAT scores and their correlation with bar passage. If you are willing to relocate, you may have a shot at Appalachian depending on your softs. (The data shows they have accepted people with scores as low as 142).

As I am sure you expect, pretty much everyone here at TLS is going to advise you retake. If you can do better, you can save a lot of money by getting into a better school, and your job prospects will be better. On top of that, there would gave greater potential for a scholarship. Good luck!


http://jacksonville.com/news/education/ ... am-results
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Re: 140 Lsat 3.2GPA Any advice? Any chance?

Postby cavalier1138 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:03 pm

What do you want to do with your law degree?

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Re: 140 Lsat 3.2GPA Any advice? Any chance?

Postby DaydreamNation » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:23 pm

Do not go to any school that would take you with a 140 LSAT

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Re: 140 Lsat 3.2GPA Any advice? Any chance?

Postby CoGar » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:26 pm

Is English your second language? Not to sound condescending, and by no means am I an LSAT master but a 140 shows a very high probability of not being a competent lawyer. Study for a couple months and at least get up to 150, then think about schools like Florida Coastal, Nova and others - be be warned employment chances are slim when you get down into those schools.

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Re: 140 Lsat 3.2GPA Any advice? Any chance?

Postby HennessyVSOP » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:28 pm

CoGar wrote:Is English your second language? Not to sound condescending, and by no means am I an LSAT master but a 140 shows a very high probability of not being a competent lawyer. Study for a couple months and retake the test and shoot as high as possible and apply to the best schools possible. at least get up to 150, then think about schools like Florida Coastal, Nova and others - be be warned employment chances are slim when you get down into those schools.

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Re: 140 Lsat 3.2GPA Any advice? Any chance?

Postby CoGar » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:32 pm

HennessyVSOP wrote:
CoGar wrote:Is English your second language? Not to sound condescending, and by no means am I an LSAT master but a 140 shows a very high probability of not being a competent lawyer. Study for a couple months and retake the test and shoot as high as possible and apply to the best schools possible. at least get up to 150, then think about schools like Florida Coastal, Nova and others - be be warned employment chances are slim when you get down into those schools.


Way to spice it up with some optimism

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Re: 140 Lsat 3.2GPA Any advice? Any chance?

Postby Future Ex-Engineer » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:33 pm

CoGar wrote:
HennessyVSOP wrote:
CoGar wrote:Is English your second language? Not to sound condescending, and by no means am I an LSAT master but a 140 shows a very high probability of not being a competent lawyer. Study for a couple months and retake the test and shoot as high as possible and apply to the best schools possible. at least get up to 150, then think about schools like Florida Coastal, Nova and others - be be warned employment chances are slim when you get down into those schools.


Way to spice it up with some optimism


way to tell someone to make an objectively horrible, potentially career ending decision

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Re: 140 Lsat 3.2GPA Any advice? Any chance?

Postby heythatslife » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:34 pm

DaydreamNation wrote:Do not go to any school that would take you with a 140 LSAT

Seriously this. Your most likely outcome upon graduation will be sitting on top of $200,000 of debt with no job, with a questionable chance of even being admitted to practice.




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