Chances of Acceptance to Albany Law

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Chances of Acceptance to Albany Law

Post by Hicksygrl » Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:44 pm

I'll try to make this simple. I obviously want to know what people think my chances are of acceptance to Albany Law.

GPA: 3.48
LSAT: 150
Ethnicity: Korean
(For the sake of something semi standard) Personal Statement: GOOD
Extracurriculars: Public Relations Director of Pre-Law Association
Member of campus Taekwondo club
Employment: Worked 3 jobs this summer/fall.
Internships: Non profit and District Attorney's Office
Recommentation Letters: 1 from Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, other from District Attorney (alumni of Albany Law)

I know my LSAT score is quite low, that was with me trying my very best (truly) studying for like a year and a half by myself. But what about the other things? Does that raise my chances in spite of my low score?


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Re: Chances of Acceptance to Albany Law

Post by WanderingPondering » Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:48 pm

Last year someone got in with a 150/3.1 and a 151/3.58. No one over 3.4 was denied. You probably will get in.

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Re: Chances of Acceptance to Albany Law

Post by WhiteyCakes » Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:52 pm

I work right next to Albany Law....dump city

EDIT: My wife works at a staffing company in Albany...she sees Albany Law grads all the time who come in looking for temp work because they can't find anything else
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Re: Chances of Acceptance to Albany Law

Post by North » Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:11 pm

Less than half of Albany graduates become lawyers. Please do more research before you pay A QUARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS for this piece of paper.

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Re: Chances of Acceptance to Albany Law

Post by Mick Haller » Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:32 pm

You should probably pick another career. Sorry but it's the harsh truth.

I had a 162/3.8 gpa and went to a much higher ranked school than Albany, and my job prospects are not good. Most of us just are not competitive enough to get a good job in this field. You need to get into a T20 school to have better than a 50/50 shot of getting a decent legal job. I'm looking at a 40% chance; a school like Albany its probably 30% or less.

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Re: Chances of Acceptance to Albany Law

Post by Nova » Sat Nov 17, 2012 1:40 pm

For the sake of something semi standard,

Retake or dont go.

Use this guide, ... 6&t=195603

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Re: Chances of Acceptance to Albany Law

Post by DougieFresh » Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:28 pm

Could you share with us what you did in preperation for the LSAT?

There are excellent resources on this site, and owing to your decent grades in undergrad I dont see why you couldnt significantly improve your score, which would greatly improve your chances of eventually finding a job.

It does sound oversimplified, but re-take and reapply. You can do better.

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