admission to law school with a transcript like this ?

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hopeful4lawschool
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admission to law school with a transcript like this ?

Postby hopeful4lawschool » Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:20 pm

I am an undergraduate economics major (bachelor of business admin.)
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Re: admission to law school with a transcript like this ?

Postby holmesboy » Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:25 pm

If you can get some work experience and maybe a few more points on the LSAT, you'll have a decent shot at Northwestern.

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Re: admission to law school with a transcript like this ?

Postby hopeful4lawschool » Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:35 pm

thanks for the reply, but even with that many W's (non-pun.) Northwestern would accept?

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Re: admission to law school with a transcript like this ?

Postby holmesboy » Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:39 pm

Law schools care about your numbers. It might raise a bit of a red flag, but Northwestern loves splitters. I think with a 176 or so, you'd have a solid chance. Do you think you could write an addendum? Could you explain why you withdrew from so many classes? Did you face any extenuating circumstances causing you to get poor grades?

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Re: admission to law school with a transcript like this ?

Postby holmesboy » Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:41 pm

Sorry, I just went back and read your post, and you say you don't have a good reason for the withdrawals. I'm sure there are other people who have been in your situation, so they can advise you better than I can. But I do know that with your great LSAT score, you are not doomed to a T3/T4 school. You're probably looking at paying sticker though.




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