Chances at HYSCCN

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Chances at HYSCCN

Postby AnonymousApplicant » Fri Apr 10, 2015 11:28 pm

Hi all.

I've posted here before, but this time I will give a clearer picture of my situation.

--I finished my undergrad at a state university in 3 years. My LSDAS GPA is a 3.79.

--I have yet to take the LSAT, but I have been studying, albeit intermittently, since last summer, and I've been prepping quite well. I've broken 170 4 times, but to be honest on all but one of those it was a retake of a test that I prepped with before. Hence, I'm anticipating, at least at minimum, a 165+ score, if not higher than that. Of course, my aim is 170+.

--I will be getting a masters degree in May from an Ivy League school in a humanities related subject. Though they don't give us actual GPAs, if they did and they calculated it according to the LSDAS methodology, my GPA would be a 3.54.

--I have two really good recommendations from my two of my graduate school professors. And these professors are fairly well-known. If I were to name one of them, in fact, I'm pretty sure that a few of the people lurking around here would know who he/she is.

--One minor C&F issue. I don't want to be too specific, but although I'm sure it might affect my application to a certain degree, it isn't anything major. And at any rate, it wouldn't have to be reported for HYS, considering how their C&F questions are phrased. And before any of you try and dispute me on this, don't worry, I've done my research and I know this for a fact.

--And finally, I'm an AA male.

So, everyone -- what are my chances?

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Re: Chances at HYSCCN

Postby js1663 » Fri Apr 10, 2015 11:36 pm

If you can get a 166+ you have a great shot at HS and down - Yale is and will always be a crapshoot unless you get a 180 (and even then who knows) - either way though beware that you're 170s will not be indicative in any way if they are retakes and used materials, and that people often do as much as 5 points worse than their average on the practice test when it comes to the actual test - you should shoot for practice testing in the 170s legitimately before you take the LSAT - a 170+ and you're looking at full rides throughout the T14 and acceptances at some of HYS (assuing the c&f will have no impact, which it shouldn't at HYS since you're not reporting it).

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Re: Chances at HYSCCN

Postby Broncos15 » Sat Apr 11, 2015 3:46 pm

No Masters/grad degrees do not count towards your LSAC degree

Enjoy the 3.8

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Re: Chances at HYSCCN

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Sat Apr 11, 2015 4:53 pm

No duplicate threads. Since you have more answers on your other thread I'm going to lock this one, just PM me if you'd rather it's the other way around.

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