Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

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Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby pballer » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:05 pm

I've seen splitter threads, but none specifically tailored to the truly tragic splits. Let's hear some of the stories that can give us all hope for the remainder of the cycle.

2.4 167 here and so far in at @ W&L, but still praying for a few more. I'm sure there's better ones out there, post them!

Edit: As I posted this in at UGA from being held!!!!

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby splitmuch » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:08 pm

Does 178 and 3.09 count?

In at washu with 84000 and rejected at Cal (expected).

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby BlueDiamond » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:10 pm

splitmuch wrote:Does 178 and 3.09 count?

In at washu with 84000 and rejected at Cal (expected).


did you try to ED UVA? or Northwestern if you have WE? i know the GPA is low but id be surprised if you couldnt get in somewhere in the T14

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby pballer » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:11 pm

splitmuch wrote:Does 178 and 3.09 count?

In at washu with 84000 and rejected at Cal (expected).


Given your split, I think the qualifier "super ridiculous splittler" applies. Carry on =)

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby splitmuch » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:39 pm

I decided not to ED because I'm pretty sure I wanna do DOJ (US Attny office is my dream) work so I'd rather sacrifice Biglaw prospects for less debt.

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby Chupavida » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:47 pm

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby Siamsa414 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:51 pm

Would I qualify with my 3.26/179, or am I just a boring old regular splitter?

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby pballer » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:56 pm

I'll grant you super ridiculous, but I'm not sure that your results are ones that would give me any hope whatsoever ;)

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby Miracle » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:57 pm

Siamsa414 wrote:Would I qualify with my 3.26/179, or am I just a boring old regular splitter?



Are u serious? U don't belong in this room?

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby bbermud » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:57 pm

153 and 3.73

In at Iowa. Held at Northwestern.

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby bbermud » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:58 pm

Miracle wrote:
Siamsa414 wrote:Would I qualify with my 3.26/179, or am I just a boring old regular splitter?



Are u serious? U don't belong in this room?


Leave right now.

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby red_alertz » Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:20 pm

what's with everyone not understanding OP's requirements? needs attention or something?

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby jacketman03 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:22 pm

Does a 2.5/161 wrapped in a URM shell get me into this thread? Or should I just keep walking?

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby pballer » Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:33 pm

I'm equally amused by the clearly stated parameters being misunderstood, but honestly it's a thread for people to share encouraging stories, so it doesn't really matter. 2.5/161 URM, consider yourself welcomed =)
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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby splitmuch » Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:41 pm

I thought 84000 to WUSTL would be encouraging, I shared the berkley reject because its the only other school I've heard back from, still waiting on the top 14-HYS and UT, UCLA, ND

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby Justathought » Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:52 pm

Dear Pballer:

I am writing this letter to express my continued interest in the Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread. My Grade Point average is strong at 2.4, but my LSAT is just shy of your 25 percentile at 164. If admitted I look forward to discussing the ridiculousness of splitter cycles and other splitter related topics.

Sincerely,

Justathought

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby splitmuch » Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:55 pm

I will say that Law School Predictor is supposedly pessimistic towards splitters chances but is very optimistic with mine (giving me an admit at Duke, for instance)- which confuses me.

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby pballer » Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:56 pm

Justathought wrote:Dear Pballer:

I am writing this letter to express my continued interest in the Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread. My Grade Point average is strong at 2.4, but my LSAT is just shy of your 25 percentile at 164. If admitted I look forward to discussing the ridiculousness of splitter cycles and other splitter related topics.

Sincerely,

Justathought


Now I know the sheer power that adcomms must feel! What can I say, I like the personal appeal, youre in!

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby 09042014 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:58 pm

splitmuch wrote:I will say that Law School Predictor is supposedly pessimistic towards splitters chances but is very optimistic with mine (giving me an admit at Duke, for instance)- which confuses me.


LSP can be overly optimistic too. It uses a modified linear formula IIRC so poor gpa can be made up with extra high LSAT in a way that just doesn't happen IRL.

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby Justathought » Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:16 pm

pballer wrote:
Now I know the sheer power that adcomms must feel! What can I say, I like the personal appeal, youre in!


woot!

Okay, just to give folks an idea of my cycle thus far:

Applied mid-January to 36 schools. Yep, the life of an over-zealous splitter is down right silly.
URM: PR

In:
Rutgers - N
BLS
DePaul - with 12k per year.
Quinnipiac w/ 90k guaranteed over 3 years.
Hofstra

Out:
W&L
Wake
UIUC

WL:
Penn State.

Held:
Miami

At this point I'm leaning heavily toward Rutgers. Yes, I still need to hear from a ton of schools, many T1s which would likely make me think twice about my current leanings, but at this point I'm expecting a myriad of Waitlists and Rejections. 2.4 is tough to overcome. Even if, like me, you are 8 years detached from your poor work.

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby HornetGuy » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:54 pm

2.46 (3.5)/167

Six years reporting for a mid-sized daily newspaper. Two years president of the college democrats chapter at my undergrad. 3.6 GPA the past four years (I made some crappy decisions my first two years in junior college).

In at Lewis & Clark, Santa Clara (w/$18K), and Minnesota.
Waitlisted at Colorado and Notre Dame.
Pending at Iowa, Alabama, UC Davis and Oregon.

Good luck, fellow misfits.

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby mrwarre85 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:24 pm

bbermud wrote:153 and 3.73

In at Iowa. Held at Northwestern.


Iowa is a total joke. Just like a few other Big 10 schools who game the ranking and stay atop USNWR because of the 40 % school reputation part of the formula.

Sorry, I'm sure you're a great and stuff.

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby Adjudicator » Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:28 pm

I resent this thread's implication that I am not "super ridiculous!" :x

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby Kinderby » Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:56 pm

Adjudicator wrote:I resent this thread's implication that I am not "super ridiculous!" :x

I think TLSPredictor would put you at a Consider for this thread. :)

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Re: Super Ridiculous Splitter Thread ( <2.5 GPA, >165 LSAT)

Postby pballer » Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:57 pm

Kinderby wrote:
Adjudicator wrote:I resent this thread's implication that I am not "super ridiculous!" :x

I think TLSPredictor would put you at a Consider for this thread. :)


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