Transferring from Berkeley to Columbia or NYU

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boalTransfer
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Transferring from Berkeley to Columbia or NYU

Postby boalTransfer » Wed Apr 06, 2011 6:13 pm

I'm a 1L at Boalt looking to transfer to Columbia or NYU for personal reasons. I know you have to be in the top 1-10% coming from lower tier schools, but what is the standard for a lateral-ish transfer like this one? And given Boalt's grading system (P/H/HH), does anyone know how many H/HH's are needed to transfer? Lastly, how do Columbia and NYU weigh other factors, like 1L extracurriculars, LSAT score, and undergrad GPA?

Thanks!!

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DeSimone
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Re: Transferring from Berkeley to Columbia or NYU

Postby DeSimone » Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:37 pm

1L extracurriculars (unless you found cure for cancer or started your own country), LSAT score, and undergrad GPA are virtually irrelevant in the transfer process.

What is your best guess re:your class rank?




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