bissey wrote:The GPA calculator on the law school predictor is off by .01 (.01 higher than it really is).
is it really? My GPA on law school predictor and my LSAC GPA were exactly the same
YCrevolution wrote:If I knew how and knew it wouldn't be against their TOS, sucking LSN data would definitely be a good option.
YCrevolution wrote:Bronte wrote:YCrevolution wrote:If I knew how and knew it wouldn't be against their TOS, sucking LSN data would definitely be a good option.
This is something I'm very curious about as well. Where does LSC and hourumd get the raw LSN data that they use? I was expecting to find .xls versions on LSN, but that's definitely not happening. Do you think they sell it?
At some point in the past (at least a couple years ago, I think), they used to release CSV data on LSN users. They've stopped doing that.
As for Hourumd and LSC, my guesses are:
A. They're using the old CSV files.
B. Someone good at web programming figured out a way to harvest them from LSN. This harvesting might be dynamic (real-time or close to it) or requires manual activation.
C. They asked/knew someone at LSN who gave them the data (I doubt it would be very recent just because my very limited experience with LSN tech support leads to me think they wouldn't be that helpful, at least not for free).
CyLaw wrote:Through some quick examination, I discovered that you can get all the lsn data for a given school for a given cycle.
thesealocust wrote:Also, given how the data play out (and forgive me if I'm late to the party in terms of throwing out ideas) - wouldn't it make sense to just spit out what % chance LSP thinks you have rather than a couple of vague words? Or at least have that option - since I'm sure that's what is happening in the background anyway?
CyLaw wrote:Yeah I had to look at the webpage source code after I determined that the graphs were actually done in flash. In the source they had that URL as the argument to the flash object so I just typed it into my browser and out comes the XML. Definitly not a listed feature on LSN.
YCrevolution wrote:CSV will work well (basically anything I could import into Excel). Ideally, it'd be something along the lines of (order doesn't really matter)
University of Virginia,Accepted,170,3.85,UserName
Thanks so much!
YCrevolution wrote:Good catch. ED and scholly money would be nice, too, but I'm not seeing anything that looks like those in the link.
Revised example: University of Virginia,Accepted,170,3.85,URMTrue/False,UserName
Code: Select all
=IF(ISNUMBER(FIND("URM",D2)), 1, 0)
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