does early admission for Penn help?

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does early admission for Penn help?

Postby 01020304050607 » Sat Jun 06, 2015 10:03 am

I have a great GPA and my practice LSAT scores are consistently a 161. With a 3.95 GPA, phenomenal work experience, a 161 LSAT, and binding Early Decision, do I pose a chance of acceptance?

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Re: does early admission for Penn help?

Postby 01020304050607 » Sat Jun 06, 2015 10:04 am

I mean acceptance to Penn, specifically.

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Re: does early admission for Penn help?

Postby dnptan » Sat Jun 06, 2015 11:33 am

Compulsory TLS reply: No LSAT no chance.

tub54549 wrote:I have a great GPA and my practice LSAT scores are consistently a 161. With a 3.95 GPA, phenomenal work experience, a 161 LSAT, and binding Early Decision, do I pose a chance of acceptance?


FTFY. You are applying to the T-14. Phenomenal WE would be rocket scientist at NASA or Peace Envoy to North Korea. To answer your question, check LSN. As for ED, check this: http://spiveyconsulting.com/blog/early- ... -bump-real

Since you'll be a splitter, yes ED has an effect for Penn. HTH.

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Re: does early admission for Penn help?

Postby Clearly » Sat Jun 06, 2015 11:40 am

What's the work experience?

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Re: does early admission for Penn help?

Postby elterrible78 » Sat Jun 06, 2015 11:56 am

dnptan wrote:Compulsory TLS reply: No LSAT no chance.

tub54549 wrote:I have a great GPA and my practice LSAT scores are consistently a 161. With a 3.95 GPA, phenomenal work experience, a 161 LSAT, and binding Early Decision, do I pose a chance of acceptance?


FTFY. You are applying to the T-14. Phenomenal WE would be rocket scientist at NASA or Peace Envoy to North Korea. To answer your question, check LSN. As for ED, check this: http://spiveyconsulting.com/blog/early- ... -bump-real

Since you'll be a splitter, yes ED has an effect for Penn. HTH.


Actually, based on that link, splitters don't realize any ED boost for Penn. I updated this analysis for the applicant pool as a whole ( not accounting for splitters and reverse-splitters as separate groups) for data through the end of this last cycle at www.admissionsbythenumbers.com.

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Re: does early admission for Penn help?

Postby Mack.Hambleton » Sat Jun 06, 2015 5:53 pm

dont ED, practice until youre PTing 170+ then take the LSAT

what's "phenomenal" work experience

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Re: does early admission for Penn help?

Postby 01020304050607 » Sat Jun 06, 2015 10:08 pm

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Re: does early admission for Penn help?

Postby ymmv » Sat Jun 06, 2015 10:19 pm

tub54549 wrote:Would all this help?


Not as much as a good LSAT score, no.

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Re: does early admission for Penn help?

Postby 03152016 » Sat Jun 06, 2015 10:26 pm

penn at sticker is absolute insanity

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Re: does early admission for Penn help?

Postby Mack.Hambleton » Sat Jun 06, 2015 10:47 pm

Is this the Penn vs temple guy again

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Re: does early admission for Penn help?

Postby Clearly » Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:03 am

You should retake, the lsat isn't that hard and you could come here for free/less if you learn how to take a silly multiple choice test, but yes ED helps. Idk where the data comes from, but I suspect it's from a small portion of the class a la LSN.




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