What are my chances with disciplinary record

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What are my chances with disciplinary record

Postby zotzotzot » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:10 pm

Hi all. I have a 3.45 from a T50 undergrad with a 166 LSAT. I was very excited until I learned that I have to report disciplinary offenses even if they were expunged. I had one marijuana use offense my freshman year that was expunged due to good behavior. I have not had any offenses, legal academic or otherwise since. Nearly six years will have passed by the time I start law school. Should I be worried?

Did anyone here get into UC Irvine with a disciplinary record? That's one of the schools I'm interested in.

Thanks

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Re: What are my chances with disciplinary record

Postby guynourmin » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:34 pm

you're fine. just be honest about it

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Re: What are my chances with disciplinary record

Postby zotzotzot » Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:47 pm

Do you think this will influence my admissions decision at UCI? How about other schools?

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Re: What are my chances with disciplinary record

Postby UVA2B » Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:49 pm

zotzotzot wrote:Do you think this will influence my admissions decision at UCI? How about other schools?


No it won't. Just disclose it and everything will be fine.

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Re: What are my chances with disciplinary record

Postby zotzotzot » Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:52 pm

Ok cool, I've heard this before, but it's still worrying to me that they need to know about a one-time thing I did when I was 18.

Why do they ask for this history? Is it because state bars do as well? Or are there some offenses that will keep you out of law school?

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Re: What are my chances with disciplinary record

Postby runinthefront » Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:53 pm

zotzotzot wrote:Ok cool, I've heard this before, but it's still worrying to me that they need to know about a one-time thing I did when I was 18.

Why do they ask for this history? Is it because state bars do as well? Or are there some offenses that will keep you out of law school?

They're looking for serious offenses and patterns. State bars are looking similarly for more serious offenses and patterns. Just disclose and you'll be fine




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