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Dirk Lang

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Splitter Friendly T14 Schools

Post by Dirk Lang » Tue Sep 21, 2010 8:40 am

Which are the most splitter friendly, and which are basically a no-go. In general, for everyone, and then specifically for someone who's not a total splitter, say 3.5 GPA?

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Re: Splitter Friendly T14 Schools

Post by whymeohgodno » Tue Sep 21, 2010 8:43 am

UVA (with ED I believe) and Northwestern with WE.

3.5 isn't too bad. If you get a high enough LSAT score you can expect to get into many of the lower half of the t14.

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Re: Splitter Friendly T14 Schools

Post by 2014 » Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:00 am

You are out of HYS and probably Berkeley. Other than that you have a chance at all of the rest of them completely depending on your LSAT and whether you have WE (Northwestern).

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Re: Splitter Friendly T14 Schools

Post by d34d9823 » Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:53 am

IMO

Most splitter friendly
Harvard (not with a 3.5 tho)
Columbia
Michigan
Virginia
Penn
Northwestern

In between
Chicago
NYU
Duke
Cornell
Georgetown

Least splitter friendly
Yale
Stanford
Boalt

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Re: Splitter Friendly T14 Schools

Post by Sentry » Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:52 am

d34dluk3 wrote:IMO

Most splitter friendly
Harvard (not with a 3.5 tho)
Columbia
Michigan
Virginia
Penn
Northwestern

In between
Chicago
NYU
Duke
Cornell
Georgetown

Least splitter friendly
Yale
Stanford
Boalt
Chicago is more splitter friendly than Columbia. Also Harvard is not splitter friendly unless you consider a 3.85 gpa splitter status.

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Re: Splitter Friendly T14 Schools

Post by DreamShake » Tue Sep 21, 2010 12:06 pm

NYU is very splitter-friendly...for evidence, just look at their 25% GPA. It's only 3.6. "Least Friendly" list is right, though.

Harvard is slightly splitter-friendly, you just have to be a mega-ultimate splitter. Like 180/3.6+.

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Post by d34d9823 » Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:22 pm

Sentry wrote:Chicago is more splitter friendly than Columbia. Also Harvard is not splitter friendly unless you consider a 3.85 gpa splitter status.
LSN graph says otherwise re Chicago/Columbia, but that's hardly conclusive proof. What is your reasoning?

IMO NYU is not really skewed toward splitters; there's just a significant drop-off in student quality from CC.

I'm a splitter at Harvard, and I would have been auto-admit under Stock. Under Rubinstein, my chances are much worse. Also, 3.85 doesn't even split Harvard. Their 25th is 3.78 this year. 3.6+ has a shot, which is pretty friendly IMO.

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Re: Splitter Friendly T14 Schools

Post by Sentry » Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:46 pm

d34dluk3 wrote:
Sentry wrote:Chicago is more splitter friendly than Columbia. Also Harvard is not splitter friendly unless you consider a 3.85 gpa splitter status.
LSN graph says otherwise re Chicago/Columbia, but that's hardly conclusive proof. What is your reasoning?

IMO NYU is not really skewed toward splitters; there's just a significant drop-off in student quality from CC.

I'm a splitter at Harvard, and I would have been auto-admit under Stock. Under Rubinstein, my chances are much worse. Also, 3.85 doesn't even split Harvard. Their 25th is 3.78 this year. 3.6+ has a shot, which is pretty friendly IMO.
I was going by Chicago's sub 3.6 25th. I thought Harvard had a pretty well defined floor of 3.8 no matter what your LSAT was?
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Re: Splitter Friendly T14 Schools

Post by flyingpanda » Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:47 pm

Sentry wrote:
d34dluk3 wrote:
Sentry wrote:Chicago is more splitter friendly than Columbia. Also Harvard is not splitter friendly unless you consider a 3.85 gpa splitter status.
LSN graph says otherwise re Chicago/Columbia, but that's hardly conclusive proof. What is your reasoning?

IMO NYU is not really skewed toward splitters; there's just a significant drop-off in student quality from CC.

I'm a splitter at Harvard, and I would have been auto-admit under Stock. Under Rubinstein, my chances are much worse. Also, 3.85 doesn't even split Harvard. Their 25th is 3.78 this year. 3.6+ has a shot, which is pretty friendly IMO.
I was going by Chicago's sub 3.5 25th. I thought Harvard had a pretty well defined floor of 3.8 no matter what your LSAT was?
Soft floor for harvard is prob around 3.8, hard floor at 3.6

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Re: Splitter Friendly T14 Schools

Post by ravens20 » Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:58 pm

d34dluk3 wrote:
Sentry wrote:Chicago is more splitter friendly than Columbia. Also Harvard is not splitter friendly unless you consider a 3.85 gpa splitter status.
LSN graph says otherwise re Chicago/Columbia, but that's hardly conclusive proof. What is your reasoning?

IMO NYU is not really skewed toward splitters; there's just a significant drop-off in student quality from CC.

I'm a splitter at Harvard, and I would have been auto-admit under Stock. Under Rubinstein, my chances are much worse. Also, 3.85 doesn't even split Harvard. Their 25th is 3.78 this year. 3.6+ has a shot, which is pretty friendly IMO.
Huh? NYU has a significant drop-off in student quality from CC? You realize that NYU has a higher median LSAT (172) and basically the same median GPA as Chicago right?
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Re: Splitter Friendly T14 Schools

Post by D. H2Oman » Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:03 pm

I would move GULC up on the list.

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Re: Splitter Friendly T14 Schools

Post by d34d9823 » Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:57 pm

ravens20 wrote:Huh? NYU has a significant drop-off in student quality from CC? You realize that NYU has a higher median LSAT (172) and basically the same median GPA as Chicago right?
You're actually right. My bad.

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