lawschool22 wrote:But in all seriousness, the problem with this is it (I assume) ignores 25/50/75 percentiles, which we know are important. Also 5 years of data might actually be a bad thing. We are in a vastly different world with admissions than we were in the 2008-2009 cycle.
This was my first though, too, so I just did a quick Google search and found the following 25/50/75 info for Harvard entering class in fall 2009 (link):
And here are the most recent stats:
It looks like Harvard has been pretty well insulated from the collapse, as many people have said. These numbers are pretty darn close. The medians have stayed virtually identical. The LSAT 25th and 75th have each slipped, but the GPAs have barely moved (the 25th even improved.)
So I think the numbers are probably still good to use, which is too bad, as the calculator gives me a 13% shot at admission.