Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

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When are you applying

September
21
8%
October
71
28%
November
69
27%
December
44
17%
January
45
18%
February
6
2%
 
Total votes: 256

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Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby wannabegenius » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:50 pm

Hey everyone,

I decided to start this thread because the OP on the original Penn 2021 thread said he is going to Yale. Penn is my absolute first choice at the moment and I am ED-ing, but as a K-JD reverse splitter I know the odds are slim. Anyway, enough about me. Let's get to know one another as we await our decisions! Also, I've noticed that other applicant threads have fancy hyperlinks and images in them. I'm fairly new to this site, but if anyone wants to help me put that together, please PM!


Admissions spreadsheet:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IlZMYR8bYIEmBR15-RlwnfTGLOxkmxIEsJXZFf2rOJM/edit#gid=0

Class of 2020 profile:
Applicants 5,601
Enrolled 244

LSAT
75th%/25th% = 170/163
Median=169

GPA 75th%/25th% = 3.94/3.54
Median=3.89

Women = 48%
Students of Color = 34%
LGBTQ = 12%
Out of College one or more years = 72%
Advanced Degrees = 7%
Age Range = 20-35
Average Age = 24
First Generation College = 10%

Other stuff:
https://www.law.upenn.edu/live/files/5191-2015-aba-509
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=268274
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=80400
https://www.law.upenn.edu/careers/employment-statistics.php
https://www.law.upenn.edu/admissions/virtual-tour.php
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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby rowdy » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:54 pm

wannabegenius wrote:Hey everyone,

I decided to start this thread because the OP on the original Penn 2021 thread said he is going to Yale. Penn is my absolute first choice at the moment and I am ED-ing, but as a K-JD reverse splitter I know the odds are slim. Anyway, enough about me. Let's get to know one another as we await our decisions! Also, I've noticed that other applicant threads have fancy hyperlinks and images in them. I'm fairly new to this site, but if anyone wants to help me put that together, please PM!


Just copy and paste last year's post. If you quote it you can copy all the formatting.

Checking in, regular ol' splitter here, see you all on the waitlist.

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Platopus » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:56 pm

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby wannabegenius » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:07 pm

rowdy wrote:
wannabegenius wrote:Hey everyone,

I decided to start this thread because the OP on the original Penn 2021 thread said he is going to Yale. Penn is my absolute first choice at the moment and I am ED-ing, but as a K-JD reverse splitter I know the odds are slim. Anyway, enough about me. Let's get to know one another as we await our decisions! Also, I've noticed that other applicant threads have fancy hyperlinks and images in them. I'm fairly new to this site, but if anyone wants to help me put that together, please PM!


Just copy and paste last year's post. If you quote it you can copy all the formatting.

Checking in, regular ol' splitter here, see you all on the waitlist.


It's not letting me copy and paste, but I'll manually do it. If people could post the links of stuff they find useful I'll add them as I procrastinate my personal statement.

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby andysimbi » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:22 pm

Checking in!

Thanks for making this, wannabegenius!

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby wannabegenius » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:26 pm

andysimbi wrote:Checking in!

Thanks for making this, wannabegenius!


Of course <3. I love meeting new people. I ask for patience while I learn basic computer skills. Penn deserves a quality thread.

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby profdogwalker » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:29 pm

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby OakBrook2021 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:43 pm

Just submitted without a why Penn--for science. Probably should've let them know how much I love It's Always Sunny

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby principalagent » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:58 pm

Checking in! Tons of friends who’ve loved Penn Law so I would be excited to join them

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby InterLaw » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:36 am

Checking in, submitted one week ago, low chances though!

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Postby soca_dancer » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:57 am

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby wannabegenius » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:07 am

Is this a super reach for anyone else or just me?

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby SopranoSaxophone » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:39 am

Checking in!

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Postby InterLaw » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:25 am

wannabegenius wrote:Is this a super reach for anyone else or just me?


I'm international and they don't like us... Last year they admitted 0 (zero) internationally educated students! I'm talking about an applicants poll of about 200-300 students based on similar ranked schools information (they don't release anything)

What about this kind of super reach? :mrgreen:

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby GotLost » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:54 pm

checking in. a reach for me but they gave me a fee waiver so I sent in an app.

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby wannabegenius » Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:12 pm

GotLost wrote:checking in. a reach for me but they gave me a fee waiver so I sent in an app.


If only I had your LSAT score :shock: I don't think it's a reach for you!

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby rowdy » Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:18 pm

wannabegenius wrote:Is this a super reach for anyone else or just me?

Reach for me. Let me put it this way: I'd have the highest LSAT and the lowest GPA of their incoming class guaranteed.

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Postby wannabegenius » Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:22 pm

rowdy wrote:
wannabegenius wrote:Is this a super reach for anyone else or just me?

Reach for me. Let me put it this way: I'd have the highest LSAT and the lowest GPA of their incoming class guaranteed.


I'd take this. I'd have the lowest non-URM LSAT and barely 75th percentile GPA.

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Postby AlPastor » Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:38 pm

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby NavyNuke » Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:49 pm

Checking in! Good luck everyone :D

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby usaorbust » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:06 pm

Checking in! When do people typically start hearing back from Penn?

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Platopus » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:26 pm

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby Jack_Kelly » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:02 pm

Checking in, but a major reach given their attitude toward sub-3.5 GPAs.

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby wannabegenius » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:07 pm

Jack_Kelly wrote:Checking in, but a major reach given their attitude toward sub-3.5 GPAs.

Would you rather have a sub 165 LSAT? maybe they'll pair us together and we both get in

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Re: Penn Law c/o 2021 Applicants (2017-2018)

Postby chrysippusofsoli » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:12 pm

Checking in! Just submitted today. Thanks for creating this thread!



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