What are my chances?

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anacharsis

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What are my chances?

Post by anacharsis » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:46 am

3.75; probably top 10 in a 20-30 school.

Applying to Penn, Columbia, NYU, Cornell, and, because I've gotten weirdly lucky in the past, Stanford, Yale and Chicago.

Any other place I should transfer? Not transferring anywhere sub-T14.

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Re: What are my chances?

Post by brotherdarkness » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:54 am

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Re: What are my chances?

Post by anacharsis » Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:03 am

I'd love to practice in NY, possibly Chicago; I have ties in Missouri and Chicago.

Does this affect my chances at transferring? I guess my interest in living in a place could show itself in a personal statement, but I feel it could also be faked.

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Re: What are my chances?

Post by middlemarch » Wed Jun 04, 2014 11:21 am

Conventional TLS wisdom is that transferring to Cornell isn't worth it because they don't let transfer students participate in OCI.

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Re: What are my chances?

Post by eastcoast_iub » Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:12 pm

Michigan places well in NY and Chicago, I'd say it's worth applying. You should be able to get into Penn, NYU, or Columbia though.

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Re: What are my chances?

Post by shock259 » Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:05 pm

Probably in at NYU, Penn. Maybe Columbia. Don't go to Cornell. Out at the others.

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Re: What are my chances?

Post by anacharsis » Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:49 pm

middlemarch wrote:Conventional TLS wisdom is that transferring to Cornell isn't worth it because they don't let transfer students participate in OCI.
Thanks for the information. Why the hell would anyone transfer to Cornell?

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