3.6/ 170 - Boston College?

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3.6/ 170 - Boston College?

Postby johnstonad » Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:25 pm

3.6 ugpa and 170 on LSAT. Usual softs (pre-law society etc) and worked almost full time all four years of undergrad. From WA. This is for sure my number one so i'll be applying early.

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Re: 3.6/ 170 - Boston College?

Postby beachbum » Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:28 pm

Sure, and probably with a decent scholarship. You stand a good chance at breaking the T14 as well, for what that's worth.


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Re: 3.6/ 170 - Boston College?

Postby thechee » Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:43 pm

Same stats here. Got Michigan, Berkeley, Penn, Duke, and Cornell, plus some decent scholarship money.

Unless you really want to go to school in Boston, you should at least apply higher.

Put together a carefully crafted application, and you might really surprise yourself.


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Re: 3.6/ 170 - Boston College?

Postby trudat15 » Tue Sep 21, 2010 12:06 am

Agreed with rest. If you absolutely HAVE to go to BC, then at least apply for higher ranked schools so you can potentially leverage scholarship money. No need to ED (if they have ED).

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Re: 3.6/ 170 - Boston College?

Postby Steven Perry » Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:32 pm

It's probably with applying to BU as well. If by chance they offer you more scholarship money that could be a nice leveraging chip.

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Re: 3.6/ 170 - Boston College?

Postby bostonlawchick » Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:34 pm

You should be fine at BC. FWIW, one of my (UG) professors said that if you want to work in Boston, BC/BU will serve you much better than most schools, even the lower t14.

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