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NYU app question

Postby GW1010 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:17 pm

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Re: URM 165/3.7...T14 chances?

Postby blackandstrong » Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:35 pm

GW1010 wrote:Hey guys, I posted earlier without an official LSAT score but now I have it - 165 on the LSAT with a 3.70. I'm a URM (white/black/native american) and LGBT. I took time off from school to work for the White House for 6 months, founded several campus groups, and have several solid internships. What are my chances at T-14 schools?? Thanks for the help!


I would like to be cautious, but enjoy HYS.

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Re: URM 165/3.7...T14 chances?

Postby Rahviveh » Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:44 pm

blackandstrong wrote:
GW1010 wrote:Hey guys, I posted earlier without an official LSAT score but now I have it - 165 on the LSAT with a 3.70. I'm a URM (white/black/native american) and LGBT. I took time off from school to work for the White House for 6 months, founded several campus groups, and have several solid internships. What are my chances at T-14 schools?? Thanks for the help!


I would like to be cautious, but enjoy HYS.

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Re: URM 165/3.7...T14 chances?

Postby GW1010 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:36 pm

Wait really? I was just hoping to get into NYU or Columbia (I love NY :D)

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Re: URM 165/3.7...T14 chances?

Postby Rahviveh » Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:37 pm

GW1010 wrote:Wait really? I was just hoping to get into NYU or Columbia (I love NY :D)


You are URM... URM cycles can be unpredictable, but you are probably getting HYS and CCN with $$$$. Enjoy!

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Re: URM 165/3.7...T14 chances?

Postby blackandstrong » Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:45 pm

GW1010 wrote:Wait really? I was just hoping to get into NYU or Columbia (I love NY :D)


Yeah, there are a lot of URMs that have been getting into Harvard with 161-162s. So, I like your chances.

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Re: URM 165/3.7...T14 chances?

Postby GW1010 » Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:17 am

A lot of URM's getting into Harvard with 161-162's? Sounds too good to be true...anybody?

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Re: URM 165/3.7...T14 chances?

Postby John_rizzy_rawls » Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:39 am

GW1010 wrote:A lot of URM's getting into Harvard with 161-162's? Sounds too good to be true...anybody?


He's not making it up, the numbers are available on the Harvard thread and on LSN. As a URM you are not competing with other non-URM applicants. Due to the emphasis on diversity that law schools intend on having, you are only competing against other URMs (more specifically URMs of your type). The combination of 3.5+/165+ puts you squarely in the top 1-3% of your direct competition.

Historically, your chances at Harvard aren't amazing but apps are way down. The population they are down the most for? URMs scoring above 160 on the LSAT. That's just a fact. So your numbers are in very high demand.

NYU is almost a lock. Columbia is likely. Everything below that you're in. YS, you're probably out. Harvard, you've got a shot.

If possible, I would retake in February. A 2-5 point increase would boost your chances drastically.

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Re: URM 165/3.7...T14 chances?

Postby GW1010 » Tue Jan 08, 2013 1:05 pm

I'll keep my fingers crossed either way but I can't believe URM's continue to score so low on the LSAT

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Re: URM 165/3.7 with super softs...T14 chances?

Postby GW1010 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:36 pm

Now that my cycle is over, I just wanted to give a huge shout out to the TLS community...had it not been for TLS, I wouldn't have applied to either Yale or Stanford. You guys were invaluable, and I'm attending my dream school in the fall because of it. THANK YOU!!!!

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Re: URM 165/3.7 with super softs...T14 chances?

Postby WokeUpInACar » Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:40 pm

GW1010 wrote:Now that my cycle is over, I just wanted to give a huge shout out to the TLS community...had it not been for TLS, I wouldn't have applied to either Yale or Stanford. You guys were invaluable, and I'm attending my dream school in the fall because of it. THANK YOU!!!!

This makes me happy. Huge congrats!!!

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Re: URM 165/3.7 with super softs...T14 chances?

Postby Micdiddy » Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:02 pm

This is fantastic! I didn't give you any advice before, but I am still proud of TLS as a whole for helping you out.
Go kick butt at Yale!

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Re: URM 165/3.7 with super softs...T14 chances?

Postby 0913djp » Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:50 pm

Hoping with similar stats to repeat similar success next cycle. Not necessarily aiming for Yale but thanks for the inspiration.

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Re: URM 165/3.7 with super softs...T14 chances?

Postby Dr. Dre » Sat Apr 20, 2013 7:52 pm

enjoy harvurd

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Re: URM 165/3.7 with super softs...T14 chances?

Postby GW1010 » Sun Apr 21, 2013 12:19 pm

Dr. Dre wrote:enjoy harvurd


Haha my cycle is already over :P

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Re: URM 165/3.7 with super softs...T14 chances?

Postby jbagelboy » Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:47 pm

GW1010 wrote:
Dr. Dre wrote:enjoy harvurd


Haha my cycle is already over :P


Congratulations on so many counts GW. Amazing.

P.S.: Please withdraw from stanford ASAP for us WL'ers K THAnks!!

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Re: URM 165/3.7 with super softs...T14 chances?

Postby GW1010 » Mon Apr 22, 2013 1:45 pm

jbagelboy wrote:
GW1010 wrote:
Dr. Dre wrote:enjoy harvurd


Haha my cycle is already over :P


Congratulations on so many counts GW. Amazing.

P.S.: Please withdraw from stanford ASAP for us WL'ers K THAnks!!


Done, good luck!!!




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