Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

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Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby hayleyc » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:31 pm

GULC is technically my reach school and I took Feb LSAT hoping that my score would be within range.

Is it too late to apply at this point?

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby floatie » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:48 pm

According to their admissions director, its technically not too late but it will put your application at a disadvantage. Generally, applying anywhere this cycle with a Feb. LSAT is ill-advised. You'd be better off waiting until next cycle to maximize your scholarship chances.

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby dm1683 » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:50 pm

hayleyc wrote:GULC is technically my reach school and I took Feb LSAT hoping that my score would be within range.

Is it too late to apply at this point?


I wouldn't bother if it's your reach school. Because it's so late, if you get in you will be paying sticker/full tuition which is a baaaaaad idea.

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby hayleyc » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:50 pm

floatie wrote:According to their admissions director, its technically not too late but it will put your application at a disadvantage. Generally, applying anywhere this cycle with a Feb. LSAT is ill-advised. You'd be better off waiting until next cycle to maximize your scholarship chances.


I'm actually not really thinking in terms of scholarship, just an admit itself. I haven't decided on where I want to attend, but I have my financial situation for law school planned out. I was just wondering if I would have any chance of an admit at this point.

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby floatie » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:53 pm

hayleyc wrote:
floatie wrote:According to their admissions director, its technically not too late but it will put your application at a disadvantage. Generally, applying anywhere this cycle with a Feb. LSAT is ill-advised. You'd be better off waiting until next cycle to maximize your scholarship chances.


I'm actually not really thinking in terms of scholarship, just an admit itself. I haven't decided on where I want to attend, but I have my financial situation for law school planned out. I was just wondering if I would have any chance of an admit at this point.


You have a chance, sure, but at this point there aren't many spots left in the class, as GULC does rolling admissions.

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby dm1683 » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:55 pm

hayleyc wrote:I have my financial situation for law school planned out.


What do you mean by this? You're not thinking of taking out 300k in loans right?

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby hayleyc » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:58 pm

dm1683 wrote:
hayleyc wrote:I have my financial situation for law school planned out.


What do you mean by this? You're not thinking of taking out 300k in loans right?


No, I'm not taking out loans. But I'd rather not discuss my financial situation on a public forum.

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby dm1683 » Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:59 pm

hayleyc wrote:
dm1683 wrote:
hayleyc wrote:I have my financial situation for law school planned out.


What do you mean by this? You're not thinking of taking out 300k in loans right?


No, I'm not taking out loans. But I'd rather not discuss my financial situation on a public forum.


OK that's all we needed to know. Good luck with the app.

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby hayleyc » Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:01 pm

dm1683 wrote:
hayleyc wrote:
dm1683 wrote:
hayleyc wrote:I have my financial situation for law school planned out.


What do you mean by this? You're not thinking of taking out 300k in loans right?


No, I'm not taking out loans. But I'd rather not discuss my financial situation on a public forum.


OK that's all we needed to know. Good luck with the app.


Thank you!

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby hayleyc » Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:25 pm

floatie wrote:
hayleyc wrote:
floatie wrote:According to their admissions director, its technically not too late but it will put your application at a disadvantage. Generally, applying anywhere this cycle with a Feb. LSAT is ill-advised. You'd be better off waiting until next cycle to maximize your scholarship chances.


I'm actually not really thinking in terms of scholarship, just an admit itself. I haven't decided on where I want to attend, but I have my financial situation for law school planned out. I was just wondering if I would have any chance of an admit at this point.


You have a chance, sure, but at this point there aren't many spots left in the class, as GULC does rolling admissions.


Even if it is a reach school for me?

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby floatie » Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:41 pm

hayleyc wrote:
floatie wrote:
hayleyc wrote:
floatie wrote:According to their admissions director, its technically not too late but it will put your application at a disadvantage. Generally, applying anywhere this cycle with a Feb. LSAT is ill-advised. You'd be better off waiting until next cycle to maximize your scholarship chances.


I'm actually not really thinking in terms of scholarship, just an admit itself. I haven't decided on where I want to attend, but I have my financial situation for law school planned out. I was just wondering if I would have any chance of an admit at this point.


You have a chance, sure, but at this point there aren't many spots left in the class, as GULC does rolling admissions.


Even if it is a reach school for me?


I mean I wouldn't get your hopes up or anything, but depending on your stats its not like you have a 0% chance of getting in.

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby hayleyc » Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:47 pm

floatie wrote:
hayleyc wrote:
floatie wrote:
hayleyc wrote:
floatie wrote:According to their admissions director, its technically not too late but it will put your application at a disadvantage. Generally, applying anywhere this cycle with a Feb. LSAT is ill-advised. You'd be better off waiting until next cycle to maximize your scholarship chances.


I'm actually not really thinking in terms of scholarship, just an admit itself. I haven't decided on where I want to attend, but I have my financial situation for law school planned out. I was just wondering if I would have any chance of an admit at this point.


You have a chance, sure, but at this point there aren't many spots left in the class, as GULC does rolling admissions.


Even if it is a reach school for me?


I mean I wouldn't get your hopes up or anything, but depending on your stats its not like you have a 0% chance of getting in.


Thanks! I figure it's worth the application so I'll go ahead and apply and hope for the best!

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby Rigo » Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:00 pm

If you can afford sticker, you can afford the app fee. So why not? Give it a shot.

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby mj33 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:15 pm

floatie wrote:According to their admissions director, its technically not too late but it will put your application at a disadvantage. Generally, applying anywhere this cycle with a Feb. LSAT is ill-advised. You'd be better off waiting until next cycle to maximize your scholarship chances.


Just out of curiosity, why is it bad this cycle in particular to apply with a Feb LSAT score?

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby cavalier1138 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:25 pm

mj33 wrote:
floatie wrote:According to their admissions director, its technically not too late but it will put your application at a disadvantage. Generally, applying anywhere this cycle with a Feb. LSAT is ill-advised. You'd be better off waiting until next cycle to maximize your scholarship chances.


Just out of curiosity, why is it bad this cycle in particular to apply with a Feb LSAT score?


He wasn't referring to this cycle (as in the 2017 admissions cycle) in particular. Generally, you don't want to use your February LSAT for a late application, because it significantly affects your chances at admission and scholarship money.

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby mj33 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:27 pm

cavalier1138 wrote:
mj33 wrote:
floatie wrote:According to their admissions director, its technically not too late but it will put your application at a disadvantage. Generally, applying anywhere this cycle with a Feb. LSAT is ill-advised. You'd be better off waiting until next cycle to maximize your scholarship chances.


Just out of curiosity, why is it bad this cycle in particular to apply with a Feb LSAT score?


He wasn't referring to this cycle (as in the 2017 admissions cycle) in particular. Generally, you don't want to use your February LSAT for a late application, because it significantly affects your chances at admission and scholarship money.


Gotcha, thank you! I'm definitely feeling that with my applications (took the Feb LSAT). I've been accepted to great schools with decent $$, but still waiting on a good number of them where I'm a splitter.

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Re: Is Feb LSAT too late for GULC?

Postby melmelcoolj » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:17 am

hayleyc wrote:GULC is technically my reach school and I took Feb LSAT hoping that my score would be within range.

Is it too late to apply at this point?


I would not recommend doing that. I have written an optional essay just for Georgetown, and my numbers make me a splitter. But based on past cycles, I should have more than 70% chance of getting into Georgetown, since I have an LSAT a few points above their 75%. That said, I applied in Feb, and got priority waitlisted without an interview. Barring some horrendous mistake I made on my apps, I am thinking maybe it has to do with my late application. And they are probably out of spots in their class already.




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