Duke PT Formula?

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Duke PT Formula?

Postby LawSchoolChampion » Thu Sep 01, 2011 12:30 am

I have run a few searches but I've come up empty.

Is there a specific formula that Duke uses for their PT invites?

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby 23402385985 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:30 am

They only care if you are a champion or not.

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby LawSchoolChampion » Tue Sep 06, 2011 2:16 pm

Bump for any serious opinions.

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby yu9ePUsw » Thu Oct 13, 2011 9:56 pm

If by PT you mean Part-Time, Duke does not have a PT JG program.

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby Tom Joad » Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:03 pm

He means priority track program. Priority track invitees get their apps considered within 15 days of signing up for the program. I suspect a 170+ LSAT has something to do with it. I got invited with a 170 and my buddy with a 168 has never mentioned that he was invited (I think he would tell me if he got in).

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby Seneca » Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:52 am

I think there's a GPA cut off, too. I didn't get invited with a 3.3/171.

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby TMC116 » Wed Nov 30, 2011 11:01 am

From what I hear, it's gotta be around 3.55 170

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby LawSchoolChampion » Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:01 am

TMC116 wrote:From what I hear, it's gotta be around 3.55 170


Thank you.

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby Davidbentley » Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:14 am

Fwiw. I didn't get the invite with 3.74/ 170. Perhaps they know of my longstanding hate of their basketball team. They did give me an unannounced fee waiver though.

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby LawSchoolChampion » Sun Dec 04, 2011 12:48 pm

Davidbentley wrote:Fwiw. I didn't get the invite with 3.74/ 170. Perhaps they know of my longstanding hate of their basketball team. They did give me an unannounced fee waiver though.


When was your 170 / when did you create your LSAC account?

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby Davidbentley » Sun Dec 04, 2011 1:16 pm

Lsac account created at somepoint in early 2010. I took the June'11 Lsat.

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby iamrobk » Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:12 pm

I got one with a 171/3.53. I think its more or less a 170+ and 3.50+ but some borderline people don't seem to get them, for whatever reason.

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby bobbyh1919 » Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:58 pm

Didn't get one with a 169/3.94. Thinking a 170 is definitely the magic number.

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby NinerFan » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:59 pm

I don't know if 170 is the cutoff... FWIW, my friend got one with a 169.

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby bobbyh1919 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:57 pm

NinerFan wrote:I don't know if 170 is the cutoff... FWIW, my friend got one with a 169.


Interesting, considering I have pretty much as good of a GPA as you can get. Maybe they account for other factors, but I'm not sure what those could be since they only have our LSAC profiles. Maybe URM status?

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby NinerFan » Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:19 pm

bobbyh1919 wrote:
NinerFan wrote:I don't know if 170 is the cutoff... FWIW, my friend got one with a 169.


Interesting, considering I have pretty much as good of a GPA as you can get. Maybe they account for other factors, but I'm not sure what those could be since they only have our LSAC profiles. Maybe URM status?


Not sure. I don't know their GPA, but they go to a state school and they're a non-URM minority.

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby anewaphorist » Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:22 pm

170/3.98 here, no PT invite. But I applied almost immediately after I received my October LSAT score, so perhaps they didn't bother with me because they had already received my RD application by the time they sent out the invites.

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Re: Duke PT Formula?

Postby bobbyh1919 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:49 am

I'm confused about the PT. If you just Google Duke PT, this site comes up:

http://www.law.duke.edu/prioritytrack/

I was puzzled by this because I don't remember seeing anything about PT in my fee waiver e-mail, so I went on my friend's computer (he's not even applying to law school) and he can also get on this site. Can you submit your information and just apply to get PT status? I feel like the answer has to be no lol, but that website just threw me through a loop.

Any help would be great, thanks guys.




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