low low low lsat, high-ish gpa

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glitter178
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low low low lsat, high-ish gpa

Postby glitter178 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:52 pm

it seems like i have the lowest lsat of anyone--- anyone out there with a 158 and 3.87? i'm def. a splitter, but it's looking less and less like the gpa is going to matter

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cardinalandgold
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Re: low low low lsat, high-ish gpa

Postby cardinalandgold » Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:57 pm

Is retaking a possibility? As much as it sucks (take it from me, as a multiple LSAT taker), if you can improve your score you will be in much better shape. I shudder to think where I would have ended up if I stuck with my other scores.

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Hattori Hanzo
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Re: low low low lsat, high-ish gpa

Postby Hattori Hanzo » Tue Mar 09, 2010 8:04 pm

Retake. 158 is such an utter waste of a perfectly good GPA.

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Re: low low low lsat, high-ish gpa

Postby gatorlion » Tue Mar 09, 2010 8:09 pm

158(twice)/4.0 here. I think I've outperformed expectations so far thanks to decent softs and a mature application.

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Re: low low low lsat, high-ish gpa

Postby katalatriste » Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:01 pm

160/3.7 here ... and not retaking the lsat is probably one of my biggest regrets about the process.

but - i still did get accepted to one of the schools i really wanted to go :)

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Re: low low low lsat, high-ish gpa

Postby OneKnight » Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:08 pm

glitter178 wrote:it seems like i have the lowest lsat of anyone--- anyone out there with a 158 and 3.87? i'm def. a splitter, but it's looking less and less like the gpa is going to matter


You can get into some decent schools with that LSAT/GPA combination, but, for your sake, I hope you study up and retake. Even a 162 is a different ballpark and even the mighty T14 would open up for you if you hit the high 160s.

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Re: low low low lsat, high-ish gpa

Postby rando » Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:13 pm

If nothing else, the investment in retaking could save you tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships that aren't available to a 158.




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