Kretzy wrote:CoaltoNewCastle wrote:beamsmehome wrote:GPA 3.99, LSAT 165
Submitted 10/30, Admitted 12/03
Optional Essays: Two, #5 (Diversity) and #7 (Perspective) *yes, you can get in without the Why Mich*
As to what put me over the top/softs, I have two years of work experience as a Business Systems Analyst in a corporate setting and am involved in county politics where I live. For UG, I was at a large state school, but in the honors program, double-majored with a minor, studied abroad, and was fairly active on campus, but not student body president or Fulbright recipient or anything too special.
I don't have a definite #1 choice so I did not apply anywhere ED, but this acceptance - and so early in the cycle - was thrilling.
Congrats to the others, and I hope more good news grows this thread (almost) as long as the GULC thread!
Again, Michigan wasn't a reach for you. Your LSAT was slightly below their 25th percentile, but your GPA was well above their 75th. Congratulations anyway, of course.
I think it was still a reach. His split isn't the same as someone who had data at both 25ths, but Michigan with those numbers is improbable. That makes it a reach.
Just because non-URMS aren't posting on this thread with a 160/3.6 and getting into UVA doesn't mean these data points aren't reaches.
I think i agree with Coalt. According to LSP (even though it may not be that accurate) 3.99/165 is a consider. its not even a weak consider to michigan. I think it would need to be at least a weak consider or a deny for it to be a reach. just this is just my opinion...