abitaman6363 wrote:My honest advice--if you have yet to submit your application (you likely already have or will submit soon) then take Christmas break to go do something absolutely weird and phenomenal (i.e., go help a start-up charity in Africa, become involved with an indigenous community's social action, etc.). While you should be taking the time to do such life-changing activities anyways, the top law schools (and YLS in particular) really like these unique stories. You're softs are solid--but unfortunately so are most people who are applying to the top-tier law schools (or else they have near-perfect numbers). So ask yourself, how will I stand out?
OP is out at Yale anyways as of now.
Non-URM with a 170. His time would be better spent studying for a retake.