Transfer from Tier 4

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Transfer from Tier 4

Postby UofPitt13 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 1:33 am

I received my first semester grades and they were relatively encouraging.
I got a:
4.1 in Crim
4.0 in Torts
3.7 in Ks
2.7 in Civ Pro
2.6 in LW
GPA is a 3.37 my school curves to a 2.7 - I'm in the process of receiving my rank but my GPA should place me at approximately the top 18%.

I got to a tier 4 school in California and am looking to transfer to schools like Brooklyn, Villanova, Penn State Dickinson, Pitt, Case Western, Maryland, Wake Forest, Temple, maybe even Pepperdine. I graduated from Pitt undergrad and my dad went to Dickinson Law before PSU was involved in the school.

Do you think I have a shot?

Some of my fellow students have mentioned I might have a shot a UPenn because I'm from Pennsylvania and want to move back home. This seems like an incredible stretch to me.

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Re: Transfer from Tier 4

Postby Danteshek » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:24 pm

Just apply to Temple, Villanova, and Penn State. These are your targets.

If you really need to get back to PA, add Rutgers-Camden, Drexel and Widener as backups.

An application to Penn is a waste of money.

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Re: Transfer from Tier 4

Postby bernaldiaz » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:35 pm

Honestly, 0% chance at Penn.

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Re: Transfer from Tier 4

Postby mikec0824 » Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:44 pm

I transfered from a tier 4 to Case Western with a 3.14 which put me in the top 33%. I also had a shitty LSAT score, but I have heard that means very little if anything after you receive your fall grades. I did early action transfer, which has benefits such as being able to participate in the journal competition and getting involved with the CSO earlier. I would say you definitely have a shot at any tier 2 school.

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Re: Transfer from Tier 4

Postby UofPitt13 » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:18 pm

Hey Thanks for all the help guys/gals

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