3.6 168..shot at cornell?

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3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby hcaddis » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:48 pm

ed @ cornell or retake?

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby Ragged » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:57 pm

if you really want cornell you should ED.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby tt5504a » Thu Nov 18, 2010 10:00 pm

Ragged wrote:if you really want cornell you should ED.



Not 100% on this, but doesn't Cornell only have EA? Also, you're at their LSAT 75% but just below GPA median. LSP says 57% so I say WL/In.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby beachbum » Thu Nov 18, 2010 10:02 pm

Cornell doesn't have ED.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby im_blue » Thu Nov 18, 2010 10:22 pm

Cornell doesn't have ED but you're almost certainly in.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby whymeohgodno » Thu Nov 18, 2010 10:36 pm

Above/Below I wouldn't say it's a certainty.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby Grizz » Thu Nov 18, 2010 10:39 pm

whymeohgodno wrote:Above/Below I wouldn't say it's a certainty.


Not 100% certain, but probably in, just barely.

OP, enjoy sticker.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby whymeohgodno » Thu Nov 18, 2010 10:41 pm

rad law wrote:
whymeohgodno wrote:Above/Below I wouldn't say it's a certainty.


Not 100% certain, but probably in, just barely.

OP, enjoy sticker.


LSN looks like 50/50 for WL or Admit.

I may be being harsh on your chances since Cornell is my dream school and I think my chances are pretty bad with a little better GPA.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby Ragged » Thu Nov 18, 2010 11:06 pm

whymeohgodno wrote:
rad law wrote:
whymeohgodno wrote:Above/Below I wouldn't say it's a certainty.


Not 100% certain, but probably in, just barely.

OP, enjoy sticker.


LSN looks like 50/50 for WL or Admit.

I may be being harsh on your chances since Cornell is my dream school and I think my chances are pretty bad with a little better GPA.


LSN is usually much too optimistic in my experience, so that 50% is more like a 30%.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby whymeohgodno » Thu Nov 18, 2010 11:27 pm

Ragged wrote:
whymeohgodno wrote:
rad law wrote:
whymeohgodno wrote:Above/Below I wouldn't say it's a certainty.


Not 100% certain, but probably in, just barely.

OP, enjoy sticker.


LSN looks like 50/50 for WL or Admit.

I may be being harsh on your chances since Cornell is my dream school and I think my chances are pretty bad with a little better GPA.


LSN is usually much too optimistic in my experience, so that 50% is more like a 30%.


Yeah, I think it's because Cornell is the easiest t14 to get into that a lot of people on TLS give wildly optimistic chances whenever someone has numbers within Cornell's range.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby hcaddis » Fri Nov 19, 2010 12:14 pm

wide range of responses...might as well do it again

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby beachbum » Fri Nov 19, 2010 12:22 pm

hcaddis wrote:wide range of responses...might as well do it again


I'm not sure what you're looking for. Cornell is definitely worth an app; there is no ED option; you stand a decent shot at getting in, though you'll almost certainly get hit with sticker; adding a few points to your score will significantly boost your scholarship prospects, but will likely require you to sit out this cycle (assuming you haven't been actively studying). And that's about all we can do for you.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby hcaddis » Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:46 pm

took it in october...and yea i don't mind waiting ...thinking about retaking in february ..but im not going to retake unless I hit at least 174 on multiple practice tests...i want a confidence coushin

thanks alot guys for the responses

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby ppa840 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:51 pm

If you EA, keep in mind how poorly Cornell handled the EA applicant pool last year.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby bk1 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:55 pm

I'd agree that it is around 50/50 at best for Cornell. Most likely you will end up at a T20 or so unless you go lower for a scholly.

ppa840 wrote:If you EA, keep in mind how poorly Cornell handled the EA applicant pool last year.


What did they do?

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby whymeohgodno » Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:58 pm

bk1 wrote:I'd agree that it is around 50/50 at best for Cornell. Most likely you will end up at a T20 or so unless you go lower for a scholly.

ppa840 wrote:If you EA, keep in mind how poorly Cornell handled the EA applicant pool last year.


What did they do?


I heard they held tons of people who usually got admitted.

But then again last year was a brutal cycle. Cornell raised their median LSAT for the first time in like 3-4 years? Their GPA median also went up by .07.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby MissLucky » Fri Nov 19, 2010 5:01 pm

dude isn't it too late for you to EA?

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby whymeohgodno » Fri Nov 19, 2010 5:03 pm

MissLucky wrote:dude isn't it too late for you to EA?


Yes it is.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby HowdyYall » Fri Nov 19, 2010 5:04 pm

MissLucky wrote:dude isn't it too late for you to EA?


Yep November 1

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby 2014 » Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:15 am

bk1 wrote:I'd agree that it is around 50/50 at best for Cornell. Most likely you will end up at a T20 or so unless you go lower for a scholly.

ppa840 wrote:If you EA, keep in mind how poorly Cornell handled the EA applicant pool last year.


What did they do?

Pretty much the entire EA pool other than the scholarship worthy crowd got held over and didn't get decisions until late spring, after the RD decisions for the most part. Even then, most were waitlisted and were still on it well into the summer before they heard anything.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby bk1 » Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:21 am

2014 wrote:Pretty much the entire EA pool other than the scholarship worthy crowd got held over and didn't get decisions until late spring, after the RD decisions for the most part. Even then, most were waitlisted and were still on it well into the summer before they heard anything.


Wow, that's ridiculously dumb.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby ppa840 » Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:38 am

As posted above, Cornell held almost all the EA people over; I never heard back from them, but there were dozens of people who heard back well after the majority of the RD applicants. It wasn't that they held numbers that were probably not going to get in; a lot of people were at or above their medians and wanted to increase the chances of getting in, so they applied EA. But it doesn’t really matter. The point is mooted, given EA deadline passed.

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Re: 3.6 168..shot at cornell?

Postby whymeohgodno » Sat Nov 20, 2010 3:01 am

ppa840 wrote:As posted above, Cornell held almost all the EA people over; I never heard back from them, but there were dozens of people who heard back well after the majority of the RD applicants. It wasn't that they held numbers that were probably not going to get in; a lot of people were at or above their medians and wanted to increase the chances of getting in, so they applied EA. But it doesn’t really matter. The point is mooted, given EA deadline passed.


To be fair Cornell got 50% more apps last year so they were probably overwhelmed and didn't know who to admit till later on in the cycle.




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