Strengthening application beyond LSAT/GPA numbers

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Strengthening application beyond LSAT/GPA numbers

Post by MindyKale » Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:08 am

I will be applying as an International Student from a third world country.

I am a STEM major with 2 years of work experience in the STEM field. (Employer is regional-i.e. Not Google, Morgan Stanley level). I have a master's degree in the STEM field. (From the United States, mediocre university, but good GPA.)

I have had either scholarships or held part time jobs throughout the course of my Master's degree..i.e. most of it was self funded.

I have been co-running a non-profit organization(local-small town) educating children in the third world country I am from.

Given all this, I am currently taking some time off before I apply to law school--I do not have a GPA because I am an international student and my LSAT PTs are ranging between 165-170. I am targeting 170+

What can I do other than boosting my LSAT score to strengthen my application?

Ideally my goal is everyone else's goal. T14 or bust. Additionally since I have 0 money and come from a poor country, T14 with scholarship or bust.


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Re: Strengthening application beyond LSAT/GPA numbers

Post by CanadianWolf » Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:26 am

An LSAT score of 168 or higher is all that is needed.

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Re: Strengthening application beyond LSAT/GPA numbers

Post by chargers21 » Sun Jan 28, 2018 2:57 pm

A high LSAT is the only thing that will help your application. Any time you would spend trying to boost your app another way would be better spent on the LSAT


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Re: Strengthening application beyond LSAT/GPA numbers

Post by Yulifus » Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:20 pm

Get a high LSAT score, write a diversity statement, include extracurricular activities/volunteer work on your resume.

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