Will someone PLEASE tell me about Duke Priority Track???

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EdmundBurke23
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Will someone PLEASE tell me about Duke Priority Track???

Postby EdmundBurke23 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:09 am

As for Duke PT, do you send in your LSDAS report and then the school offers priority track admission?

Can someone tell me exactly how this works? I tried looking through their website and... blah.. Thank:D

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Re: Will someone PLEASE tell me about Duke Priority Track???

Postby DallasCowboy » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:13 am

You get offered after taking the LSAT, through the CRS, a' la a fee waiver. It is usually offered to 172 3.6-169 3.9 type candidates.

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Re: Will someone PLEASE tell me about Duke Priority Track???

Postby EdmundBurke23 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:18 am

But what if I'm taking the LSAT way before I apply? I'm saying like two years before I start applying. Would I be offered priority track after receiving my score? (and provided that I can save that offer until two years later?).

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Re: Will someone PLEASE tell me about Duke Priority Track???

Postby DallasCowboy » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:21 am

I took the LSAT only in fall 08 and was offered it in both fall 08 and fall 09

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Re: Will someone PLEASE tell me about Duke Priority Track???

Postby EdmundBurke23 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:23 am

Ahh, okay:D

How would they know of my GPA, though?

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Re: Will someone PLEASE tell me about Duke Priority Track???

Postby DallasCowboy » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:27 am

Tell the CRS you have a good GPA? It never hurts to send your transcripts in over the summer, though.

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Re: Will someone PLEASE tell me about Duke Priority Track???

Postby EdmundBurke23 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:32 am

One last question, and I'll thank you my heart out:D

I'm taking two years off undergrad to work, so I don't have my full transcripts yet. Would it be possible for Duke to offer PT once I send in my transcripts right after I graduate (Since I will have taken my LSAT by then)? Or are PTs offered after LSAT scores are released?

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Re: Will someone PLEASE tell me about Duke Priority Track???

Postby Sogui » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:36 am

DallasCowboy wrote:You get offered after taking the LSAT, through the CRS, a' la a fee waiver. It is usually offered to 172 3.6-169 3.9 type candidates.


176 3.9 here, in with Priority Track

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Re: Will someone PLEASE tell me about Duke Priority Track???

Postby los blancos » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:37 am

EdmundBurke23 wrote:One last question, and I'll thank you my heart out:D

I'm taking two years off undergrad to work, so I don't have my full transcripts yet. Would it be possible for Duke to offer PT once I send in my transcripts right after I graduate (Since I will have taken my LSAT by then)? Or are PTs offered after LSAT scores are released?


I think they need your LSAT score, but don't quote me on that. If you've got 3.6+, then you generally need around a 170 to get a PT invite. Make sure you write a "Why Duke" if/when you do, because otherwise you have a good chance of getting waitlisted.

PT is awesome (Duke is my only acceptance so far) and Dean Hoye rocks. Good luck.

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Re: Will someone PLEASE tell me about Duke Priority Track???

Postby DallasCowboy » Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:38 am

In that case, it is unclear whether the PT will even exist then. Also, the PT is not a requirement for admission. Worry about that later 8). Asking for a PT invite has been successful before as well for people within Duke's sweetspot.

Finally, why leave undergrad? College is fun.

Good Luck!




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