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Lawyer76
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Your opinions needed

Postby Lawyer76 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:21 pm

If the school I am applying for accepts applicants in the 154-160 range and I scored 157 with a 3.10 GPA, (3.20 is their 25% range) what do you think my chances are. Thanks for your opinions.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby CanadianWolf » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:24 pm

What do you mean by "accepts applicants in the 154-160 range" ? Is that the middle 50% range, or the entire range of accepted students. Also, what is the school's median LSAT score ?

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby im_blue » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:32 pm

Assuming you're quoting the 25/75 range, your chances are effectively zero, since the school's median is almost certainly going to be 158-159.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby Lawyer76 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:33 pm

Thanks for the quick response. The median LSAT score is 158 and the Median GPA is 3.5.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby im_blue » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:34 pm

Retake or aim lower.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby Lawyer76 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:35 pm

Wow, you guys are spot on. Bummers! What advice would you give me to help improve my chances. Thanks again.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby Lawyer76 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:36 pm

Do you think that if I had good work experience and was a bit older than the average applicant that would help in their decision?

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby im_blue » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:39 pm

No, because GPA < 25th percentile and LSAT < median = auto-rejection.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby Lawyer76 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:44 pm

Thanks much. I guess I have to think more on what to do.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby CanadianWolf » Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:50 pm

Better to apply & know for certain.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby Lawyer76 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:49 pm

I guess after some thought I will apply. If I get a denial I can always try again next year. I hope that I do have a chance and it will happen for me.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby Grizz » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:59 pm

Lawyer76 wrote:I guess after some thought I will apply. If I get a denial I can always try again next year. I hope that I do have a chance and it will happen for me.


Retake bro.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby Lawyer76 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:29 pm

P.S. The 154 to 160 was the range of accepted students.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby Grizz » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:30 pm

Lawyer76 wrote:P.S. The 154 to 160 was the range of accepted students.


That range is meaningless. Just tell us the school.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby StrictlyLiable » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:37 pm

rad law wrote:
Lawyer76 wrote:P.S. The 154 to 160 was the range of accepted students.


That range is meaningless. Just tell us the school.



Wondering this as well.

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby Lawyer76 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:09 pm

University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Re: Your opinions needed

Postby Grizz » Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:24 pm

Lawyer76 wrote:University of Hawaii at Manoa


Below both medians = out.




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