170/BS 3.09/M.Eng. 3.77 - 2.5 yr w.e.

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170/BS 3.09/M.Eng. 3.77 - 2.5 yr w.e.

Postby Heavy Civil Engineer » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:49 pm

I have a BS/M.Eng. in civil engineering with 2.5 years of work experience as an engineer with a top 10 ENR contractor. I am interested in construction law at a big law firm and possibly a counsel position for an EPC/AEC firm in the future.

What are my chances at the following schools:

I know what the calculators say, but how much does my advanced degree and work experience increase my chances?

I will be 6 months away from qualifying for my Professional Engineering License upon entering law school. Would this significantly help my career and warrant waiting until the next cycle?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: 170/BS 3.09/M.Eng. 3.77 - 2.5 yr w.e.

Postby dresden doll » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:09 am

ED to UVA, and ride that background to a meaningful job offer from the OCI.


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Re: 170/BS 3.09/M.Eng. 3.77 - 2.5 yr w.e.

Postby benedict.assnold » Sun Dec 26, 2010 2:18 am

Degrees/PE won't help you get into law school, but, will help with future employers. GL OP, am also a civil applying next cycle.


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Re: 170/BS 3.09/M.Eng. 3.77 - 2.5 yr w.e.

Postby 09042014 » Sun Dec 26, 2010 3:22 am

Make sure to apply to Michigan, Northwestern and Georgetown.

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Re: 170/BS 3.09/M.Eng. 3.77 - 2.5 yr w.e.

Postby kkklick » Sun Dec 26, 2010 10:42 am

At the end of the day your CGPA is what's counted. The 170 should open some doors for you in the top 14 though.

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