LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

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LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby Kantian » Thu Aug 08, 2013 6:13 pm

Hello everyone,
Thank you.
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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby Winston1984 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 6:15 pm

Probably not. Maybe a chance of sneaking into Cornell after riding the waitlist for a long time. Totally opposed to any school that isn't T-14? What are your career goals?

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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby Kantian » Thu Aug 08, 2013 6:24 pm

Thank you Winston1984 for your response. I’m not opposed to applying to other schools. I am applying to other schools beside t-14 schools, I just wanted to gauge my chances at t-14 schools before I commit to my choices.

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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby Winston1984 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 6:34 pm

Unless you wanted to retake (which I understand if you don't want to) you'll be looking at the T30 but with some decent money. Good luck!

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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby Nova » Thu Aug 08, 2013 6:36 pm

I agree with Winston

Getting into a T14 under both medians is very unlikely. T30 with money is likely though

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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby mr.hands » Thu Aug 08, 2013 8:53 pm

Highly Unlikely. Give it a shot, see what happens.

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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby Kantian » Fri Aug 09, 2013 5:14 pm

I will apply to a couple of t-14 schools and hope for the best. Thanks mr.hands and Nova for your replies and thanks again to Winston1984.

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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby twenty » Fri Aug 09, 2013 6:54 pm

To be clear, you have Canadian citizenship AND US Citizenship? If not, that kind of screws up your ability to get federal loans.

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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby Kantian » Sat Aug 10, 2013 10:06 pm

Thanks for the reply Twentypercentmore. I only have Canadian citizenship, I will probably seek to get loans from various Canadian banks.

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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby twenty » Sun Aug 11, 2013 1:03 am

You absolutely must get into a top school and preferably with some money. Since you can't get federal loans, you probably won't be able to participate in the school's LRAP program, so this really does put a new spin on "biglaw or bust."

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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby Nova » Sun Aug 11, 2013 1:23 am

If OP in not Big law or bust, something like a full ride to WUSTL would be manageable

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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby wtrc » Mon Aug 12, 2013 4:57 pm

Even though you have 5 takes and 4 scores, you can retake at this point for this year. It's a lot of takes, which might be a slight negative (and not enough data I would assume to figure out how schools would react with 5+ takes), but getting a 170+ would way more than make up for that IMO. Schools need to keep the LSAT median...

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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby Lavitz » Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:04 pm

So you have a 166/3.57. Chances at T-14 aren't very good.

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Re: LSAT 5 times (166 high), chances at t-14

Postby Kantian » Mon Aug 12, 2013 7:22 pm

Thanks for the suggestion Lavitz and wtrcoins3. Thanks again twentypercentmore and Nova for your input. I am considering taking the LSAT again, I'm a little embarrassed though, I feel at this point I could go to the testing center without my ID. Thanks again folks, you have all been an immense help in clarifying my prospects for admission.




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