Min IQ required to succeed in Law School?

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Min IQ required to succeed in Law School?

Postby Nolaw » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:37 am

Also, what's the average IQ of lawyers? My IQ is 113 according the Wescheler IQ test administered, which was adminstered by a psychologist a year ago. I understand that I am by no means an intellectual giant, but I have a lot of drive and am tenacious. What would you say my chances of being a successful lawyer are?

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Postby TyrodTaylor » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:37 am

flame

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Postby GATORTIM » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:40 am

114

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Postby Bildungsroman » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:43 am

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Re: Min IQ required to succeed in Law School?

Postby Cavalier » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:43 am

If you go to a top 20 law school, most students have at least an IQ of 130. With an IQ of 113 you are screwed. Enjoy being at the bottom of your class.

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Postby TyrodTaylor » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:47 am

one would need a decent IQ to ahve a decent lsat score I would think?

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Postby northwood » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:49 am

minumum IQ needed=115.

sorry, you lose

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Postby KibblesAndVick » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:50 am

The day to day activities of a lawyer don't require a lot of intelligence. You could train a monkey to do half your billable hours. What it really takes is perseverance. My uncle is a lawyer and he's not very smart. He graduated from a local TTT and worked his way up from the bottom of a small firm. His story is a lot like Obama's story if you think about it. How do the naysayers explain people like my uncle and Obama? When the evidence doesn't fit into their theories (which are self serving and overvalue the things they excel at) they simply write off these people as rare exceptions to the norm. If you want to be a lawyer badly enough you'll be able to do it. Just study harder than everyone else, do your best, and hustle.

"When you really want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you achieve it."

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Postby GATORTIM » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:52 am

KibblesAndVick wrote:The day to day activities of a lawyer don't require a lot of intelligence. You could train a monkey to do half your billable hours. What it really takes is perseverance. My uncle is a lawyer and he's not very smart. He graduated from a local TTT and worked his way up from the bottom of a small firm. His story is a lot like Obama's story if you think about it.


I tried, but would prob need more info to compare your uncle to Obama; aside from the fact that he worked at a law firm

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Postby androstan » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:55 am

Nolaw wrote:Also, what's the average IQ of lawyers? My IQ is 113 according the Wescheler IQ test administered, which was adminstered by a psychologist a year ago. I understand that I am by no means an intellectual giant, but I have a lot of drive and am tenacious. What would you say my chances of being a successful lawyer are?


minimum = 113.1

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Postby apollo13 » Wed Jan 19, 2011 12:25 pm

KibblesAndVick wrote:The day to day activities of a lawyer don't require a lot of intelligence. You could train a monkey to do half your billable hours. What it really takes is perseverance. My uncle is a lawyer and he's not very smart. He graduated from a local TTT and worked his way up from the bottom of a small firm. His story is a lot like Obama's story if you think about it. How do the naysayers explain people like my uncle and Obama? When the evidence doesn't fit into their theories (which are self serving and overvalue the things they excel at) they simply write off these people as rare exceptions to the norm. If you want to be a lawyer badly enough you'll be able to do it. Just study harder than everyone else, do your best, and hustle.

"When you really want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you achieve it."


what? what you talking about...? the metaphor is too far-fetched.

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Re: Min IQ required to succeed in Law School?

Postby pu_golf88 » Wed Jan 19, 2011 12:28 pm

apollo13 wrote:
KibblesAndVick wrote:The day to day activities of a lawyer don't require a lot of intelligence. You could train a monkey to do half your billable hours. What it really takes is perseverance. My uncle is a lawyer and he's not very smart. He graduated from a local TTT and worked his way up from the bottom of a small firm. His story is a lot like Obama's story if you think about it. How do the naysayers explain people like my uncle and Obama? When the evidence doesn't fit into their theories (which are self serving and overvalue the things they excel at) they simply write off these people as rare exceptions to the norm. If you want to be a lawyer badly enough you'll be able to do it. Just study harder than everyone else, do your best, and hustle.

"When you really want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you achieve it."


what? what you talking about...? the metaphor is too far-fetched.


And Obama went to Harvard, not a TTT.

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Re: Min IQ required to succeed in Law School?

Postby Mce252 » Wed Jan 19, 2011 12:35 pm

The day to day activities of a lawyer don't require a lot of intelligence. You could train a monkey to do half your billable hours. What it really takes is perseverance. My uncle is a lawyer and he's not very smart. He graduated from a local TTT and worked his way up from the bottom of a small firm. His story is a lot like Obama's story if you think about it. How do the naysayers explain people like my uncle and Obama? When the evidence doesn't fit into their theories (which are self serving and overvalue the things they excel at) they simply write off these people as rare exceptions to the norm. If you want to be a lawyer badly enough you'll be able to do it. Just study harder than everyone else, do your best, and hustle.

"When you really want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you achieve it."


Did you take this out of Charles Manson's journal?

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Postby Teoeo » Wed Jan 19, 2011 12:37 pm

I hope this is a troll

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Postby northwood » Wed Jan 19, 2011 1:42 pm

teo- you avatar reminds me of Chumlee from pawn stars. If he was a cat that is.

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Re: Min IQ required to succeed in Law School?

Postby SupraVln180 » Wed Jan 19, 2011 2:56 pm

Mce252 wrote:
The day to day activities of a lawyer don't require a lot of intelligence. You could train a monkey to do half your billable hours. What it really takes is perseverance. My uncle is a lawyer and he's not very smart. He graduated from a local TTT and worked his way up from the bottom of a small firm. His story is a lot like Obama's story if you think about it. How do the naysayers explain people like my uncle and Obama? When the evidence doesn't fit into their theories (which are self serving and overvalue the things they excel at) they simply write off these people as rare exceptions to the norm. If you want to be a lawyer badly enough you'll be able to do it. Just study harder than everyone else, do your best, and hustle.

"When you really want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you achieve it."


Did you take this out of Charles Manson's journal?



He took it from The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. Great book.

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Re: Min IQ required to succeed in Law School?

Postby johnnyutah » Wed Jan 19, 2011 7:06 pm

Cavalier wrote:If you go to a top 20 law school, most students have at least an IQ of 130. With an IQ of 113 you are screwed. Enjoy being at the bottom of your class.

Seriously? I thought 130 was supposed to be like, super smart.

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Postby vanwinkle » Wed Jan 19, 2011 7:10 pm

Well, this was fun.




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