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PowerScore/URM

Postby SuperCool23 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:07 pm

How long does it take to get through the Power score books? Also is there a real advantage for being URM?

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby Doritos » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:27 pm

1.) Depends
2.) Yes there is

Also, search for URM there is lots of info on the board

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby SuperCool23 » Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:44 pm

I plan on buying the books and studding during the summer, will it take me the whole summer? How much does URM play in the admissions and lsat scores?

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby UF Gators » Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:43 pm

SuperCool23 wrote:I plan on buying the books and studding during the summer, will it take me the whole summer? How much does URM play in the admissions and lsat scores?

URM's do get a big boost in terms of LSAT scores but don't worry about that, just focus on getting a 180. I think you should spend at least 3 months studying, 5 months would be better.

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby SuperCool23 » Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:35 pm

So my LSAT score needs to be high in order to get that URM (AA male) boost? I hope to score a 166-8 or higher, I have great studding skills and I’m a great test taker, so what other things do you think that will be helpful to study for the LSAT?

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby 09042014 » Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:38 pm

SuperCool23 wrote:How long does it take to get through the Power score books? Also is there a real advantage for being URM?


You can do each book in a day if that is the only thing you are doing. The RC bible was beyond useless for me.

Hell yes there is a URM boost. But get as close to 180 as you can anyway.

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby Sauer Grapes » Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:43 pm

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby vanwinkle » Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:49 pm

URM boost can help if you have a low LSAT score, but you want a high LSAT score anyway because it will increase your chances of $$$ and getting into the very top schools. It doesn't really make up for GPA as much so if your GPA is low you need a great LSAT score whether you're a URM or not.

Either way, it's better to have a high LSAT score than a low LSAT score.

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby SuperCool23 » Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:13 pm

What are good law schools for minorities? In the top 20’s

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby Rand M. » Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:15 pm

SuperCool23 wrote:What are good law schools for minorities? In the top 20’s


The best schools for minorities are the best ones. HYSCCN

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby SuperCool23 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:34 pm

Is 1L the hardest part of law school?

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby Thirteen » Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:37 pm

http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=14

LOTS of information for URM's can be found here.

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby Rock Chalk » Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:40 pm

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Re: PowerScore/URM

Postby Kohinoor » Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:42 pm

SuperCool23 wrote:Is 1L the hardest part of law school?

You should check out the guides at the top of the page or people will assume you're trolling.



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