Grizz wrote:sandwiches5000 wrote:Should I bother EDing to Cornell, upenn, or Michigan? Do I have a chance??
No. Also Cornell does not have ED. Retake if you want T14.
Grizz wrote:Mentlegen wrote:Congratulations. The earlier assessments did seem a tad harsh.
Not really. Some people outperform there numbers. Not something to count on.
What you had told her, though, is that she shouldn't even bother applying. Which is very different from saying one shouldn't count on getting in.
She's actually slightly above the GPA median for Cornell, and slightly below their LSAT median. So I'm not surprised at all she got in. Congrats.
Fair warning to anyone looking for advice on this site, be on the lookout for extreme runaway pessimism.