Top 25% at T30-40 School. T-14?

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Top 25% at T30-40 School. T-14?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2015 10:30 am

I have not gotten my class rank yet, but I am assuming I am anywhere from top 15-25% (just trying to be extra cautious).

What kind of ranking does one need for HYSCCN out off a t-30-40 school? What about for the rest of the t-14? Where would I have the best shot at applying. Didn't think I had the opportunity to transfer but was pleasantly surprised by grades.

No particularly special 1L job -- working as an intern for a federal judge. If it helps at all, I am URM.

I also did REALLY poorly on the LSAT (152) but solid 3.7 GPA...will this be considered at all?

Thanks :D

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Re: Top 25% at T30-40 School. T-14?

Postby chuckbass » Thu Jun 18, 2015 11:18 am

You have a shot at GULC at least and maybe some of the other lower T14s. It looks like URM isn't a factor, or at least a big one in transfer admissions, and neither are UG GPA or LSAT.

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Re: Top 25% at T30-40 School. T-14?

Postby CanadianWolf » Thu Jun 18, 2015 12:58 pm

Try Michigan & Georgetown. I suspect that Harvard, Yale & Stanford are unlikely to admit you as a transfer due to your class rank & law school rank.

Most say LSAT doesn't play any role in transfer admissions decisions. Did you prepare for the LSAT ? If so, how ? How many times did you take the LSAT ? Thanks in advance.

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Re: Top 25% at T30-40 School. T-14?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2015 1:35 pm

Hi, OP here...so if by chance I am top 10-12% do I still have a shot at any of HYSCCN?

I took the LSAT twice and got the same score twice...I am still attending top 30 school with 50% scholly so not too bad with loans right now. I would still prefer to attend one of the top schools I listed. Any help would he great!!!

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Re: Top 25% at T30-40 School. T-14?

Postby lawman84 » Thu Jun 18, 2015 2:18 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Hi, OP here...so if by chance I am top 10-12% do I still have a shot at any of HYSCCN?

I took the LSAT twice and got the same score twice...I am still attending top 30 school with 50% scholly so not too bad with loans right now. I would still prefer to attend one of the top schools I listed. Any help would he great!!!


You've got a chance close to 0% at YS.(sorry, just being honest) At Harvard, your chances are very low (and the transfer application deadline has passed). Your chances are better at Columbia and NYU. You might have a shot at those two schools (a shot...but not a lock or anything). Chicago is possible but your chances are low because they don't take a lot of transfers when compared to NYU and Columbia.

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Re: Top 25% at T30-40 School. T-14?

Postby w7ldcard » Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:08 pm

How would Duke look with these stats?

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Re: Top 25% at T30-40 School. T-14?

Postby AReasonableMan » Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:12 pm

URM is still a factor. Just because it doesn't help a school's ranking doesn't mean schools aren't always interested in diversity. No one knows how much of a factor it is so just blanket all 14.

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Re: Top 25% at T30-40 School. T-14?

Postby ndirish2010 » Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:17 pm

No chance at T6. I would be surprised if you could get anything other than GULC.

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Re: Top 25% at T30-40 School. T-14?

Postby chuckbass » Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:56 pm

AReasonableMan wrote:URM is still a factor. Just because it doesn't help a school's ranking doesn't mean schools aren't always interested in diversity. No one knows how much of a factor it is so just blanket all 14.

None of the results on TLS have shown this.

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Re: Top 25% at T30-40 School. T-14?

Postby fratstar1 » Thu Jun 18, 2015 6:06 pm

I heard of a girl from BC top third who got Cornell but i think they admit a very small transfer class so I'm not sure if that indicates much.




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