167/3.47 GPA; Minnesota, Notre Dame, Indiana--medical issue

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167/3.47 GPA; Minnesota, Notre Dame, Indiana--medical issue

Postby tschulze » Wed Jan 11, 2012 10:35 pm

Hi, the top three schools I'm applying to are Minnesota, ND, and UofI. I have a decent LSAT of 167.

My GPA (at Ohio State) isn't that great (3.47) because of a poor senior year. I am epileptic and during my senior year I was having nocturnal grand mal seizures frequently. These often left me unable to get out of bed in the morning, and when I could get out I was in a hangover-like state that often follows the day of a seizure. This impacted my attendance and my performance on midterms and finals. For the past three years, I have been seizure free. I am including an addendum to address this issue.

I am 25 and have been out of school for three years. One year I spent doing Americorps on an Indian reservation; I spent six months as a corrections officer at a women's prison, and I spent the last year as a director of a non profit I founded. The mission of the non-profit is to achieve repeal of the death penalty in South Dakota through legislative means.

Anybody have any thoughts on my admission chances for Minnesota, Notre Dame, or Indiana?

Thanks.

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Re: 167/3.47 GPA; Minnesota, Notre Dame, Indiana--medical issue

Postby iowalum » Wed Jan 11, 2012 10:40 pm

You probably have a decent shot at Indiana, they are excited about most scores at or over 167, but apply early. They are usually good about scholly money but this year seems to be a little less generous, so you never know what they will do next year.

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Re: 167/3.47 GPA; Minnesota, Notre Dame, Indiana--medical issue

Postby NYCbound35 » Thu Jan 12, 2012 8:51 am

http://lawschoolnumbers.com/SnitchenRandy/jd

This person got into Michigan with the same stats. While I wouldn't count on that, you should be fine at all/most of the Midwestern T30s save WUSTL. At that point, look at scholarships and job market location preferences to pick one.




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