Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

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Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby careerchange » Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:39 pm

I find it cool, since I am a 2L at Chapman that this year's incoming class has the highest median LSAT and Median GPA of any previous Chapman class.

The median LSAT score is 158.

I don't want to site the Median GPA for fear that I don't remember it correctly, but it is somewhere in the neighborhood of 3.56 ish.

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Re: Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby dresden doll » Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:41 pm

Haven't LSAT medians risen across the board in general?

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Re: Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby careerchange » Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:44 pm

dresden doll wrote:Haven't LSAT medians risen across the board in general?


I don't know the answer to that. All I know is that I would not be surprised to see Chapman continue to rise in the rankings given that their numbers are improving and the fact that they had an 82% bar pass rate last year.

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Re: Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby DeSimone » Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:56 pm

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Re: Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby total_loss » Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:35 pm

careerchange wrote:The median LSAT score is 158.


The median LSAT score of this year's incoming class at Chapman is actually a 159, and the median GPA is a 3.52.

http://www.chapman.edu/admission/law/fa ... rofile.asp

From what I understand, many law schools increased LSAT and/or GPA medians this year.

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Re: Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby skoobily doobily » Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:38 pm

More students take the LSAT---> more of every score ---> same number of schools at the top and middle ---> medians go up

a rise in stats relative to the schools around you would make your ranking go up, but because schools are increasing their stats across the board, a rise in stats alone won't help you.

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Re: Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby sundance95 » Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:41 pm

careerchange wrote:All I know is that I would not be surprised to see Chapman continue to rise in the rankings given that their numbers are improving and the fact that they had an 82% bar pass rate last year.


USNWR doesn't care about bar passage.

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Re: Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby lawhawk » Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:58 pm

sundance95 wrote:
careerchange wrote:All I know is that I would not be surprised to see Chapman continue to rise in the rankings given that their numbers are improving and the fact that they had an 82% bar pass rate last year.


USNWR doesn't care about bar passage.



That would make way too much sense.

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Re: Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby rundoxierun » Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:33 am

skoobily doobily wrote:More students take the LSAT---> more of every score ---> same number of schools at the top and middle ---> medians go up

a rise in stats relative to the schools around you would make your ranking go up, but because schools are increasing their stats across the board, a rise in stats alone won't help you.


So far this hasnt shown true at the top schools. The percentages are based on the last 3 years and I dont think they are normalized by percentage after each test. So far it looks like there might be more of the middling scores but not a huge amount more of the top schools. IIRC, Duke is the only top school so far that has actually changed their median/75th percentiles.

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Re: Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby 1ferret! » Fri Aug 27, 2010 1:44 pm

careerchange wrote:this year's incoming class has the highest median LSAT and Median GPA of any previous Chapman class.



Congratulations. No one else cares.

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Re: Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby careerchange » Fri Aug 27, 2010 8:23 pm

1ferret! wrote:
careerchange wrote:this year's incoming class has the highest median LSAT and Median GPA of any previous Chapman class.



Congratulations. No one else cares.



This forum is meant to discuss "your" law school. If you don't care to hear about other's law schools, maybe you should peruse a different forum ferret boy/girl.

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Re: Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby Bumi » Fri Aug 27, 2010 9:15 pm

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Re: Chapman Law school has their highest median LSAT ever

Postby OGR3 » Fri Aug 27, 2010 9:23 pm

total_loss wrote:
careerchange wrote:The median LSAT score is 158.


The median LSAT score of this year's incoming class at Chapman is actually a 159, and the median GPA is a 3.52.

http://www.chapman.edu/admission/law/fa ... rofile.asp

From what I understand, many law schools increased LSAT and/or GPA medians this year.


You've gotta love a school that uses the forecast as a recruiting tool...




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