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I am going to be graduating with only a 3.3 gpa from a small school that isn't considered prestigeous at all. If I score around 160 on my LSAT are there any schools that might be decent that I could get into? I have alot of background info, I work as a part time police officer, RA of my school, captain of the basketball team etc. Any advice would be helpful. Thanks.
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top law schools dont recruit for their athletic teams. involvement is good though. with a 160 youd have a shot at some decent schools. not t20 but good schools. if you want to pursue law the institution can only matter so much right? with a 170+ youd be looking at some decent schools. as i just found out undergrad doesnt matter all that much.
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Should be in the "What are my chances?" thread. But I know that cops don't really like to follow the rules...
With a 3.3 and a 160, you'd be into a lower T1 or perhaps T2 school. Try to get your score up a little. Even a 163 would open some doors in the T1 that are not available with a 160.
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You might be able to pull an Iowa waitlist or even acceptance. Maybe.
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I think you would have a shot at a majority of the schools ranked 55-100 (plus most Tier 3,4). Getting 160+ will be important. If you can get several points higher, many more options open up for you.
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