Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby CanadianWolf » Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:57 pm

"Puffery" refers to an exaggeration or statement that no reasonable person would take as factual. Puffery may be used as a defense to a warranty or fraud claim, to assert that the plaintiff shouldn't have relied on the statements in issue.

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby TheStrand » Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:59 pm

subtle wrote:What I got out of the OP is that he came to the states which wouldn't make him a US citizen. Do you need to be a US citizen to be a URM? Because the way I'm reading it, he's an African immigrant, which may or may not be the same thing in the admissions process.

He stated he became a citizen a few years ago

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby fatduck » Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:59 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:"Puffery" refers to an exaggeration or statement that no reasonable person would take as factual. Puffery may be used as a defense to a warranty or fraud claim, to assert that the plaintiff shouldn't have relied on the statements in issue.

well there goes my lawsuit.

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby FiveSermon » Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:00 pm

This thread got lame fast.

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby d34d9823 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:32 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:"Puffery" refers to an exaggeration or statement that no reasonable person would take as factual. Puffery may be used as a defense to a warranty or fraud claim, to assert that the plaintiff shouldn't have relied on the statements in issue.

Have you thought of hiring out as a mobile legal dictionary?

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby CanadianWolf » Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:51 pm

Only if you'll do the illustrations.

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby subtle » Wed Mar 02, 2011 6:05 pm

TheStrand wrote:
subtle wrote:What I got out of the OP is that he came to the states which wouldn't make him a US citizen. Do you need to be a US citizen to be a URM? Because the way I'm reading it, he's an African immigrant, which may or may not be the same thing in the admissions process.

He stated he became a citizen a few years ago



OOooh.

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby kublaikahn » Sat Mar 05, 2011 10:06 pm

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby FiveSermon » Sat Mar 05, 2011 10:09 pm

LSACpwned.

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby ahduth » Sat Mar 05, 2011 10:37 pm

fatduck wrote:
CanadianWolf wrote:"Puffery" refers to an exaggeration or statement that no reasonable person would take as factual. Puffery may be used as a defense to a warranty or fraud claim, to assert that the plaintiff shouldn't have relied on the statements in issue.

well there goes my lawsuit.


Were you going to sue this thread too?

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby spek » Sat Mar 05, 2011 10:39 pm

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby Chouchous » Sat Mar 05, 2011 10:45 pm

spek wrote:
subtle wrote:
What I got out of the OP is that he came to the states which wouldn't make him a US citizen. Do you need to be a US citizen to be a URM? Because the way I'm reading it, he's an African immigrant, which may or may not be the same thing in the admissions process.



I'm curious about this. Does one need to be a US citizen to be considered URM? I've never come across this before and figured it wasn't relevant but now I wonder...


I was told that you have to be a US citizen to be considered URM, otherwise you're an international student. International students cannot be considered URM. I'm an international student and asked a law school about this and was told the above. The only exception are Canadian First Nations members apparently.

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby spek » Sat Mar 05, 2011 10:50 pm

Alright thanks for the response, that's interesting to note.

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby Chouchous » Sat Mar 05, 2011 11:27 pm

http://www.top-law-schools.com/urm-applicant-faq.html

It basically says the same thing here: "international students fall into a category of their own"

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Re: Had a 3.7GPA till LSAC converted it into 2.3.Sugestions?

Postby spek » Sat Mar 05, 2011 11:38 pm

Chouchous wrote:http://www.top-law-schools.com/urm-applicant-faq.html

It basically says the same thing here: "international students fall into a category of their own"


Well I wonder if it's referring to international students who are not also minorities. To me it reads like "non-minority international students won't get the same boost that URMs would" though of course I have no actual knowledge, just guessing. Seems to me that this would be something to ask admissions offices directly.




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