CLASS OF 2018 MEDIANS! (LSAT/GPA/Class Size)

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Post by justabitunusual » Sat Nov 07, 2015 11:47 am

Rigo wrote:
WichitaShocker wrote:
Rigo wrote:Nice hold.
They are being very generous. I would not be surprised if 40% of the class has a full scholarship.
Yeah their generosity had me thinking they might snag 162. Maybe next year.
Wow, I was thinking the same...now I kinda wonder if the reason they were so generous was that their medians were going to drop otherwise?
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Post by Rigo » Sat Nov 07, 2015 5:17 pm

Probs.

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Post by KamronK » Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:35 pm

justabitunusual wrote:
Rigo wrote:
WichitaShocker wrote:
Rigo wrote:Nice hold.
They are being very generous. I would not be surprised if 40% of the class has a full scholarship.
Yeah their generosity had me thinking they might snag 162. Maybe next year.
Wow, I was thinking the same...now I kinda wonder if the reason they were so generous was that there medians were going to drop otherwise?
Yep, I don't mind. I'm glad we could help.

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Post by justabitunusual » Sat Nov 07, 2015 9:17 pm

KamronK wrote: Yep, I don't mind. I'm glad we could help.
Haha, true! And, also why I think the law bldg isn't the prettiest...it seems like they're giving all their money to the students, so that's cool...but, I also really think that within the next 2-3 yrs their numbers are going to improve, esp w the new dean, etc.

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Post by KamronK » Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:37 pm

justabitunusual wrote:
KamronK wrote: Yep, I don't mind. I'm glad we could help.
Haha, true! And, also why I think the law bldg isn't the prettiest...it seems like they're giving all their money to the students, so that's cool...but, I also really think that within the next 2-3 yrs their numbers are going to improve, esp w the new dean, etc.
I hope so. At least they are renovating the classrooms for next year. I'm looking forward to that.

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Post by eagle2a » Mon Nov 09, 2015 5:31 pm

Duquesne

LSAT: 152
GPA: 3.45 (+.01)
Class size: 128 (+4)

http://law.duq.edu/admissions/entering-class-profile

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Post by Huskies13! » Thu Nov 12, 2015 11:01 am

Confirmed...still no medians...https://www.law.asu.edu/degree-programs/jd


No medians--but a friend at an admissions fair was given the following info from ASU rep:

Entering class
225 (apparently they have 8 "advanced standing" JDs)
GPA: 3.38 (+.01)/??/3.80 (+0.02)
LSAT: 158 (+1)/??/163 (0)

This was "as of" orientation they told him.[/quote]

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Post by Tropical Earthquake » Fri Nov 13, 2015 2:28 pm

U Minnesota - Twin Cities

https://www.law.umn.edu/admissions/law-school-profile

LSAT: 158 - 164 - 166
GPA: 3.48 - 3.79 - 3.90
Enrollment: 174

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Post by jbagelboy » Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:46 pm

Tropical Earthquake wrote:U Minnesota - Twin Cities

https://www.law.umn.edu/admissions/law-school-profile

LSAT: 158 - 164 - 166
GPA: 3.48 - 3.79 - 3.90
Enrollment: 174
Wow. Resident tuition has skyrocketed over the past five years. So much for the good value proposition.

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Post by psu2016 » Fri Nov 13, 2015 4:08 pm

The two Penn State Schools:

University Park

LSAT: 152-158-159
GPA: 3.15-3.58-3.73
Enrollment: 138 (can't compare to last year because the school split, and this is the first separately recruited class)

https://pennstatelaw.psu.edu/admissions ... ss-profile

Carlisle

LSAT: 158-159-161
GPA: 3.15-3.46-3.74
Enrollment: 64

https://dickinsonlaw.psu.edu/admissions ... year-class

Looks like Carlisle is coming out ahead in the divorce.

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Post by Moneytrees » Fri Nov 13, 2015 4:13 pm

Tropical Earthquake wrote:U Minnesota - Twin Cities

https://www.law.umn.edu/admissions/law-school-profile

LSAT: 158 - 164 - 166
GPA: 3.48 - 3.79 - 3.90
Enrollment: 174
How does such a mediocre school keep those medians?

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Post by psu2016 » Fri Nov 13, 2015 4:21 pm

pleadthafif wrote:
psu2016 wrote:The two Penn State Schools:

University Park

LSAT: 152-158-159
GPA: 3.15-3.58-3.73
Enrollment: 138 (can't compare to last year because the school split, and this is the first separately recruited class)

https://pennstatelaw.psu.edu/admissions ... ss-profile

Carlisle

LSAT: 158-159-161
GPA: 3.15-3.46-3.74
Enrollment: 64

https://dickinsonlaw.psu.edu/admissions ... year-class

Looks like Carlisle is coming out ahead in the divorce.
64 is a really small class!
True, but if you can maintain those numbers (remember the type of school we're talking about, here) and have fewer graduates to place, isn't that a better model?

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Post by Hikikomorist » Fri Nov 13, 2015 4:28 pm

Moneytrees wrote:
Tropical Earthquake wrote:U Minnesota - Twin Cities

https://www.law.umn.edu/admissions/law-school-profile

LSAT: 158 - 164 - 166
GPA: 3.48 - 3.79 - 3.90
Enrollment: 174
How does such a mediocre school keep those medians?
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Post by Harry_Pluxen » Mon Nov 16, 2015 4:33 pm

University of Washington confirmed:

GPA: 3.41/3.65/3.79
LSAT: 159/164/166

Applied: 2877
Admitted: 775
Enrolled: 170

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Post by Huskies13! » Mon Nov 16, 2015 5:50 pm

Irvine up:

123 (+34)
162 (-2)
3.56 (+.03)

http://www.law.uci.edu/admission/class-profile.html

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Post by Rigo » Mon Nov 16, 2015 7:54 pm

Huskies13! wrote:Irvine up:
162 (-2)
*flushes toilet*

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Post by MikeJD » Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:56 pm

Huskies13! wrote:Irvine up:

123 (+34)
162 (-2)
3.56 (+.03)

http://www.law.uci.edu/admission/class-profile.html

-2 is pretty unexpected for them..

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Post by Mack.Hambleton » Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:14 pm

Rigo wrote:
Huskies13! wrote:Irvine up:
162 (-2)
*flushes toilet*
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Post by MAPP » Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:51 pm

Moneytrees wrote:
Tropical Earthquake wrote:U Minnesota - Twin Cities

https://www.law.umn.edu/admissions/law-school-profile

LSAT: 158 - 164 - 166
GPA: 3.48 - 3.79 - 3.90
Enrollment: 174
How does such a mediocre school keep those medians?
What is your criteria for mediocre lol?

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Post by Moneytrees » Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:15 pm

Minnesota's placement numbers are mediocre, it has no national reputation or network, it costs an arm and a leg, and ghostly portraits of dead men festoon their classrooms.

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Post by MAPP » Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:45 pm

Moneytrees wrote:Minnesota's placement numbers are mediocre, it has no national reputation or network, it costs an arm and a leg, and ghostly portraits of dead men festoon their classrooms.
UMN has less need for a national reputation than schools like UWash and Vandy that are in states with no legal market. UMN grads can easily get biglaw jobs in Minneapolis starting at 120k, whereas those other schools have to send people to the coasts, which should make them less attractive because you are competing with grads from Penn, Harvard, Berkeley, etc whereas UMN dominates its own niche biglaw market.

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Post by Monochromatic Oeuvre » Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:57 pm

MAPP wrote:
Moneytrees wrote:Minnesota's placement numbers are mediocre, it has no national reputation or network, it costs an arm and a leg, and ghostly portraits of dead men festoon their classrooms.
UMN grads can easily get biglaw jobs in Minneapolis starting at 120k
This is news to 85% of Minnesota grads.

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Post by Maplesyrup » Wed Nov 18, 2015 2:01 pm

Any speculation as to when 509's will be published? Isn't it supposed to be sometime in November?

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Post by Moneytrees » Wed Nov 18, 2015 2:05 pm

MAPP wrote:
Moneytrees wrote:Minnesota's placement numbers are mediocre, it has no national reputation or network, it costs an arm and a leg, and ghostly portraits of dead men festoon their classrooms.
UMN has less need for a national reputation than schools like UWash and Vandy that are in states with no legal market. UMN grads can easily get biglaw jobs in Minneapolis starting at 120k, whereas those other schools have to send people to the coasts, which should make them less attractive because you are competing with grads from Penn, Harvard, Berkeley, etc whereas UMN dominates its own niche biglaw market.
This is not supported by any data. Only like 10 to 15% of each graduating class gets Biglaw jobs out of Minnesota. Which would be fine, if it didn't cost so damn much. It's the epitome of mediocrity.

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