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155 3.2 gpa

Postby inandout1 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 4:40 pm

do I have ashot?
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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby im_blue » Wed Nov 03, 2010 4:46 pm

out at Harvard/Stanford, 50% at Columbia, 70% at NYU, 80%+ at Penn possibly with $

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby inandout1 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 12:55 am

do I have any shot at Harvard? are there ppl that get in w/ my numbers and don't have some ridiculous kinds of softs?

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby franksandbeans » Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:01 am

inandout1 wrote:do I have any shot at Harvard? are there ppl that get in w/ my numbers and don't have some ridiculous kinds of softs?


Yes, you have a shot. Based just on people with your numbers on LSN last year, I would estimate about 20% at Harvard, 40% at Columbia, and maybe an 80% at NYU. Softs are important, though. You basically need a perfect application to outweigh your below-mean LSAT score.

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby im_blue » Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:15 am

inandout1 wrote:do I have any shot at Harvard? are there ppl that get in w/ my numbers and don't have some ridiculous kinds of softs?

People get in with your numbers, but usually with great softs. Even those with average softs will have something more than you currently have, such as interesting work experience, a prestigious UG (Ivy or similar), etc.

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby St.Remy » Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:23 am

im_blue wrote:
inandout1 wrote:do I have any shot at Harvard? are there ppl that get in w/ my numbers and don't have some ridiculous kinds of softs?

People get in with your numbers, but usually with great softs. Even those with average softs will have something more than you currently have, such as interesting work experience, a prestigious UG (Ivy or similar), etc.


+1, If you want to give yourself a good shot at Harvard OP without taking a couple years off I'd consider a retake if you think you can score 3 or more points higher. That said, with your numbers you will likely get into a great school even if it isn't HYS.

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby inandout1 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 11:59 pm

should I ED at Columbia? is there an advantage?

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby im_blue » Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:01 am

Yes, there's an advantage. Go ahead and ED if you'd take Columbia over lower schools with money.

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby ConMan345 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:01 am

I got T6 minus Y with a 167/171 and a 3.91. I put a damn fine application together though...

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby JoeShmoe11 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:03 am

inandout1 wrote:should I ED at Columbia? is there an advantage?


No because I am EDing there with 3.8/172 and you might take my spot.

All joking aside, if you are intent on Columbia and would be happy going there for sure and are not that worried about financial aid then you should ED to Columbia. I've heard the difference is small so if you aren't sure don't bother. Also a retake on the LSATs a few points higher (173+) would put you within Harvard range. 3pts isn't a huge jump either!

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby SupraVln180 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:06 am

ConMan345 wrote:I got T6 minus Y with a 167/171 and a 3.91. I put a damn fine application together though...


conman are you a URM?

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby rayiner » Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:08 am

Numbers for Stanford but not the softs. Go out and get softs.

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby ConMan345 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:09 am

SupraVln180 wrote:
ConMan345 wrote:I got T6 minus Y with a 167/171 and a 3.91. I put a damn fine application together though...


conman are you a URM?


Nope, white. Public service resume, good recs, fancy school.

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby inandout1 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:58 am

yes, but since harvard averages, I would need a 174 + which is a bit of a jump, I think I can do a 172 or 3 as my nerves got me on about 3 q's on the october but 174 or 174+ I don't have confidence in. What do you think are my chances at Columbia w/o ED'ing?

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Re: 3.97/ 170 lsat shot at columbia?

Postby inandout1 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:00 am

plus, as opposed to 3 years ago, its that much harder to get a job that is legit and help for law school (not mcdonalds jobs) .....




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