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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby PlugInBaby » Tue Jun 22, 2010 5:59 pm

randomperson wrote:
YCrevolution wrote:
Wooderson wrote:V. 3.0 COMING JUNE 22, 2010!!!-----------------------------or maybe not

As of today, it looks like quite likely so.

There will quite likely be:
- updated data (LSATs and GPAs and rankings)
- state residency feature for the top 100 law schools
- accounting for LSAT and/or GPA "walls" for some schools (this takes time to research and implement)
- minor adjustments to prediction algorithms

Possibly in the near future:
- Canadian law schools
- other adjustments




What is a LSAT and/or GPA "wall"?


Some schools rarely seem to take applicants below a certain GPA or LSAT score (unless applicant is a URM). So I take it that 3.0 will reflect that.

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby servinDizzert » Tue Jun 22, 2010 6:02 pm

randomperson wrote:
YCrevolution wrote:
Wooderson wrote:V. 3.0 COMING JUNE 22, 2010!!!-----------------------------or maybe not

As of today, it looks like quite likely so.

There will quite likely be:
- updated data (LSATs and GPAs and rankings)
- state residency feature for the top 100 law schools
- accounting for LSAT and/or GPA "walls" for some schools (this takes time to research and implement)
- minor adjustments to prediction algorithms

Possibly in the near future:
- Canadian law schools
- other adjustments




What is a LSAT and/or GPA "wall"?



Georgia's 164 LSAT wall is a prime example

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby YCrevolution » Tue Jun 22, 2010 6:10 pm

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby malfurion » Tue Jun 22, 2010 7:45 pm

randomperson wrote:What is a LSAT and/or GPA "wall"?


This is an LSAT wall:
http://emory.lawschoolnumbers.com/stats

http://washu.lawschoolnumbers.com/stats

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby keg411 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:31 pm

YCR, love to see the "walls" implemented. Can't wait to see the new version.

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby YCrevolution » Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:52 pm

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby alexonfyre » Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:54 pm

Nightrunner wrote:
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keg411 wrote:YCR, love to see the "walls" implemented. Can't wait to see the new version.

Not all walls are going to be in place, yet. I'm currently focused on getting 3.0 GPA walls in good shape (esp. since it tends to be across the board more so than other walls). When new formulas get published this summer and get updated, I'll probably throw in more.

Anecdotally, it's getting harder to get into a decent law school.

:?


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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby YCrevolution » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:11 pm

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby angiej » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:19 pm

YCrevolution wrote:Version 3.0 should release sometime tonight. State residency may not be up-and-running pending my ability/time to fix some issues with it.


The excitement (and suspense) is killing me - will 3.0 still launch tonight?

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby YCrevolution » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:20 pm

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby angiej » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:24 pm

YCrevolution wrote:
angiej wrote:
YCrevolution wrote:Version 3.0 should release sometime tonight. State residency may not be up-and-running pending my ability/time to fix some issues with it.


The excitement (and suspense) is killing me - will 3.0 still launch tonight?

Top 100 schools definitely will. I inadvertently destroyed my binding ED algorithms, so I'm fixing that before I update.


I suppose if we all let you be in peace to get the site up and running it would go faster too. Sorry about that. :P

BTW - I'm so excited or 3.0 - I set my alarm for 5:00 a.m. to check out the site this a.m. So yeah, I'm eager.

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby malfurion » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:17 pm

Looks like its up now. And yeah it's a lot less optimistic than before.

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby YCrevolution » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:19 pm

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 2.6 Official Thread

Postby YCrevolution » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:26 pm

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 3.0 Official Thread

Postby YCrevolution » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:52 pm

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 3.0 "The" Thread

Postby romothesavior » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:54 pm

Well done, sir. Thanks for doing this. It is a good resource.

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 3.0 "The" Thread

Postby Wooderson » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:06 pm

What about the in-state feature?

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 3.0 "The" Thread

Postby YCrevolution » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:09 pm

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 3.0 "The" Thread

Postby Xnegd » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:19 pm

YCrevolution wrote:
Wooderson wrote:What about the in-state feature?

Scheduled for August now. It's not at a point where I'm confident about publishing it right now, and I want to try to simplify the calculations so the loading time doesn't increase too much.



Thanks - Hmmm, mine still shows the old rankings i.e. with Berkeley at 6th rather then 7th, maybe I just clicked on the 2.6 instead though.

Thanks again!

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 3.0 "The" Thread

Postby OperaSoprano » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:22 pm

It looks wonderful, YCRev! I just had to reload it a couple of times. LSP is marvelous as always, and I'm so proud I got to watch it develop into the awesome force it is today.

Also, I'm glad I got into Fordham when I did, as my chances (at the full time program, anyway) declined from 43% to 35%.

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 3.0 "The" Thread

Postby YCrevolution » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:22 pm

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 3.0 "The" Thread

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 3.0 "The" Thread

Postby rundoxierun » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:35 pm

As far as the walls go.. have u noticed any indication of a stiff 3.7 line at any of HYSCC?? Im a little below a 3.7 right now and really stuck on whether to send in apps early or wait til after fall grades for a few schools.

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 3.0 "The" Thread

Postby YCrevolution » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:37 pm

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Re: Law School Predictor: Version 3.0 "The" Thread

Postby OperaSoprano » Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:38 pm

YCrevolution wrote:
OperaSoprano wrote:It looks wonderful, YCRev! I just had to reload it a couple of times. LSP is marvelous as always, and I'm so proud I got to watch it develop into the awesome force it is today.

Also, I'm glad I got into Fordham when I did, as my chances (at the full time program, anyway) declined from 43% to 35%.

:D

I suspect the PT numbers for Fordham this cycle will be a lot more brutal than in the past.


LOL, nothing like cutting the program in half to make it just slightly more competitive!




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