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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby crackberry » Tue Dec 01, 2009 7:37 pm

LieutKaffee wrote:172/3.62, index 4.252

This is why I don't know what to make of index. My index is about 0.04 higher than this (4.29) and yet I think this guy has a way better shot at admission than I do with my ~170, ~3.9 given Columbia's preference for high LSATs.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Tue Dec 01, 2009 7:39 pm

crackberry wrote:
LieutKaffee wrote:172/3.62, index 4.252

This is why I don't know what to make of index. My index is about 0.04 higher than this (4.29) and yet I think this guy has a way better shot at admission than I do with my ~170, ~3.9 given Columbia's preference for high LSATs.


You could be right; it's hard to say. That's why the poster above suggested that the best way to get a picture of one's changes to to take all of the following factors into account: index, GPA and LSAT relative to medians, and school's preference.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Tue Dec 01, 2009 7:50 pm

I'm definitely loving the fact that Columbia has started rendering some decisions. Sounds like there's hope for me to be notified in the month of December!

Edit: Then again, everyone who's heard so far was ED, right?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby rx3r » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:18 pm

Everyone that's heard was ED.

Also, I've put my real numbers on LSN for reference.

My actual index was 4.353, but on the sheet that went to Columbia it was counted as a 4.4 (I guess they round up).

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:23 pm

rx3r wrote:Everyone that's heard was ED.

Also, I've put my real numbers on LSN for reference.

My actual index was 4.353, but on the sheet that went to Columbia it was counted as a 4.4 (I guess they round up).


Where do you see the index number that went to the school? I'm looking, but not seeing anything on LSAC.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby APimpNamedSlickback » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:25 pm

Helmholtz wrote:
rx3r wrote:Everyone that's heard was ED.

Also, I've put my real numbers on LSN for reference.

My actual index was 4.353, but on the sheet that went to Columbia it was counted as a 4.4 (I guess they round up).


Where do you see the index number that went to the school? I'm looking, but not seeing anything on LSAC.


look on the lsac report they send columbia. there should be an index number on the bottom left corner of the page

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:25 pm

rx3r wrote:Everyone that's heard was ED.

Also, I've put my real numbers on LSN for reference.

My actual index was 4.353, but on the sheet that went to Columbia it was counted as a 4.4 (I guess they round up).


Well, by that logic, my 4.252 should be rounded up to the plateau Helm seems to consider "safe," hah. Of course, I didn't apply ED.

Either way, the most likely outcome remains that I will withdraw my CLS application before the decision is rendered (cross your fingers for my NYU ED). I shouldn't have let you ED folks tease me like this :D .

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby irie » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:26 pm

didnt get a chance to update my LSN until just now--

175/3.52 Index: 4.331

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby nateDgr8 » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:27 pm

sm515 wrote:I am an ED applicant with a 4.341 index just counting my highest LSAT but just a 4.251 index if I average my LSAT scores. I know they say that they consider both scores but I was hoping they'd just take my highest. Does anyone that was admitted today have two scores, and if so, does it seem like they just took your highest score?


I have multiple scores and I can't imagine I would have gotten in with either my first score or the average score.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby rx3r » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:28 pm

talibkweli wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:
rx3r wrote:Everyone that's heard was ED.

Also, I've put my real numbers on LSN for reference.

My actual index was 4.353, but on the sheet that went to Columbia it was counted as a 4.4 (I guess they round up).


Where do you see the index number that went to the school? I'm looking, but not seeing anything on LSAC.


look on the lsac report they send columbia. there should be an index number on the bottom left corner of the page


+1

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:34 pm

rx3r wrote:
talibkweli wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:
rx3r wrote:Everyone that's heard was ED.

Also, I've put my real numbers on LSN for reference.

My actual index was 4.353, but on the sheet that went to Columbia it was counted as a 4.4 (I guess they round up).


Where do you see the index number that went to the school? I'm looking, but not seeing anything on LSAC.


look on the lsac report they send columbia. there should be an index number on the bottom left corner of the page


+1


I see it; thanks, guys.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:36 pm

Is it just me, or does that index number only apply to your LSAT score?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Tofu » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:37 pm

JollyGreenGiant wrote:Is it just me, or does that index number only apply to your LSAT score?


could you clarify that question? i didn't quite understand

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby rx3r » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:38 pm

JollyGreenGiant wrote:Is it just me, or does that index number only apply to your LSAT score?


If it only applied to your LSAT score Helm's would be higher.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:41 pm

rx3r wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:Is it just me, or does that index number only apply to your LSAT score?


If it only applied to your LSAT score Helm's would be higher.

Am I looking at the right thing? Is it in bottom left hand box called "LSAT SCORE DATA"?

I have three indexes.. one upper, one lower, and one average. Cuz I re-took the LSAT.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:42 pm

0.045 (LSAT) + 0.559 (GPA) - 5.512 = INDEX

ex. 0.045(172) + 0.559(3.62) - 5.512 = 4.25158
Last edited by Lieut Kaffee on Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:43 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby rx3r » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:42 pm

JollyGreenGiant wrote:
rx3r wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:Is it just me, or does that index number only apply to your LSAT score?


If it only applied to your LSAT score Helm's would be higher.

Am I looking at the right thing? Is it in bottom left hand box called "LSAT SCORE DATA"?

I have three indexes.. one upper, one lower, and one average. Cuz I re-took the LSAT.


That's interesting... I don't know, I only took the LSAT once.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:46 pm

I guess I was looking at the right thing. LSP tells me my index is 4.464 which, when rounded up, is 4.5 (which is what is stated on the Columbia report).

WL here I come!

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:47 pm

JollyGreenGiant wrote:I guess I was looking at the right thing. LSP tells me my index is 4.464 which, when rounded up, is 4.5 (which is what is stated on the Columbia report).

WL here I come!


Seems to be an above-WL type of index, but I don't know.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Emma. » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:49 pm

JollyGreenGiant wrote:
rx3r wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:Is it just me, or does that index number only apply to your LSAT score?


If it only applied to your LSAT score Helm's would be higher.

Am I looking at the right thing? Is it in bottom left hand box called "LSAT SCORE DATA"?

I have three indexes.. one upper, one lower, and one average. Cuz I re-took the LSAT.


I have the same... Plus I can't find anything that would be my 'index'

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:49 pm

I think if I EDed I'd be in, but RD I'm guessing WL. It's a shame for me, too.. because I don't have a real #1 right now (which is why I didn't ED). Hopefully my heart doesn't get set on Columbia any time soon because I think the disappointment is coming.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby CardinalRules » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:50 pm

LieutKaffee wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:I guess I was looking at the right thing. LSP tells me my index is 4.464 which, when rounded up, is 4.5 (which is what is stated on the Columbia report).

WL here I come!


Seems to be an above-WL type of index, but I don't know.


+1. That index should more than likely get you in.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:50 pm

emrose wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:
rx3r wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:Is it just me, or does that index number only apply to your LSAT score?


If it only applied to your LSAT score Helm's would be higher.

Am I looking at the right thing? Is it in bottom left hand box called "LSAT SCORE DATA"?

I have three indexes.. one upper, one lower, and one average. Cuz I re-took the LSAT.


I have the same... Plus I can't find anything that would be my 'index'


In the same section it is all the way over to the right on the LSAT SCORE DATA box.

Or you could type your numbers in law school predictor and it tells you your index.

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby puppleberry finn » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:51 pm

what is a "good" index? Mine is 4.5. What is that out of?

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Re: Columbia 2010

Postby Emma. » Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:51 pm

JollyGreenGiant wrote:
In the same section it is all the way over to the right on the LSAT SCORE DATA box.

Or you could type your numbers in law school predictor and it tells you your index.


Oh, I am index-less, but I think I know why.

edit: hai, puppins!




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