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3.90/?

Post by NotASpecialSnowflake » Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:26 pm

Hey guys I have a 3.90 gpa at an average undergrad and I haven't taken the LSAT yet. What kind of LSAT score would I need to get into a top ten law school? (I'm hoping UVa). What I am also wondering is if I do get in, if the whole thing is worth it? (I'll be paying for most of law school with loans)


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Re: 3.90/?

Post by NoodleyOne » Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:43 pm

Get an Lsat. Get a good enough score for a full ride.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by JWalker » Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:30 pm

Get a 180 and then ED UVA.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by sinfiery » Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:34 pm

For UVA:

If you had a 172+/3.9+ this cycle, you had a really good chance at 135k-150k in scholly money.
168/3.9 would probably get you in.




166 gives you an chance at lower T14 and each LSAT point dramatically increases admittance chances/$$$ you will get.


As for if it's worth it, what are your current job prospects? Is the only reason you are attending law school for financial advantage? VA resident?

But before you worry about any of the specifics of this, get an LSAT.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by wtrc » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:36 am

retake

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by zoomzoom88 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:48 am

cooley

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by northwood » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:53 am

weathercoins wrote:retake

theres no re here.. its just take the test and see how it shakes out

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by hume85 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:58 am

weathercoins wrote:retake
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Re: 3.90/?

Post by hume85 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 12:00 pm

zoomzoom88 wrote:cooley
+1. And I am disappointed in you NoodleyOne. I thought you had come around, but it appears you may have regressed. Not 179.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by Trout et al » Thu Dec 20, 2012 12:13 pm

Is the whole thing worth it? This is a broad question. What are your expectations?

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by mr.hands » Thu Dec 20, 2012 12:31 pm

This is a pointless conversation until you have an LSAT. All doors are open to you. Study hard.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by NoodleyOne » Thu Dec 20, 2012 2:40 pm

hume85 wrote:
zoomzoom88 wrote:cooley
+1. And I am disappointed in you NoodleyOne. I thought you had come around, but it appears you may have regressed. Not 179.
What? With a 155 he could get a full ride to Cooley.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by 20141023 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:33 pm

I have a 166 / 3.92 and got offered $45k to UVA this cycle. But as NoodleyOne recommended, a 155 would get you a full ride to the prestigious Thomas M. Cooley Law School, which is ranked #2 in the nation right behind Harvard.

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Post by Aawaldrop » Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:59 pm

Regulus wrote:I have a 166 / 3.92 and got offered $45k to UVA this cycle. But as NoodleyOne recommended, a 155 would get you a full ride to the prestigious Thomas M. Cooley Law School, which is ranked #2 in the nation right behind Harvard.
Wow Cooley must be slipping if they are ranked #2

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Post by Teflon_Don » Sun Dec 30, 2012 4:04 pm

For top ten, 168+ and I'd say you're in.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by suralin » Sun Dec 30, 2012 4:15 pm

Regulus wrote:I have a 166 / 3.92 and got offered $45k to UVA this cycle. But as NoodleyOne recommended, a 155 would get you a full ride to the prestigious Thomas M. Cooley Law School, which is ranked #2 in the nation right behind Harvard.
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Re: 3.90/?

Post by BigZuck » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:08 am

ITT: disgustingly flagrant anti-Duke trolling.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by PickMe! » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:12 am

Retake. Ed at Cooley.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by Br3v » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:16 am

Quit going bad advice, even if you think it's obviously a joke new users can't tell.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by NoodleyOne » Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:26 am

Br3v wrote:Quit going bad advice, even if you think it's obviously a joke new users can't tell.
If they can't bother reading the post at the top of the forum that says "READ THIS BEFORE STARTING A WHAT ARE MY CHANCES THREAD" they deserve everything coming to them.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by Br3v » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:34 am

Wormfather wrote:
NoodleyOne wrote:
Br3v wrote:Quit going bad advice, even if you think it's obviously a joke new users can't tell.
If they can't bother reading the post at the top of the forum that says "READ THIS BEFORE STARTING A WHAT ARE MY CHANCES THREAD" they deserve everything coming to them.
Br3v's plea wasnt for the OP, rather for other users who might happen across the thread, after a google search per se.
Worm hit nail on head.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by hume85 » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:43 am

Br3v wrote:
Wormfather wrote:
NoodleyOne wrote:
Br3v wrote:Quit going bad advice, even if you think it's obviously a joke new users can't tell.
If they can't bother reading the post at the top of the forum that says "READ THIS BEFORE STARTING A WHAT ARE MY CHANCES THREAD" they deserve everything coming to them.
Br3v's plea wasnt for the OP, rather for other users who might happen across the thread, after a google search per se.
Worm hit nail on head.
You guys are right, but we have had way too many chances threads this fall and winter from people without LSAT scores. It has become a bad joke, and people are treating it accordingly. Maybe the admins can come up with a way to mitigate the number of such threads. Although I doubt that will keep everybody from posting Cooley, retake and ED to UVA. But it would certainly keep me from +1ing those posts.

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by 20141023 » Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:15 pm

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Re: 3.90/?

Post by NoodleyOne » Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:58 pm

Wormfather wrote:Your statement would suggest that ignorant/stupid people deserve to be taken advantage of, sounds kind of douchey if you ask me.

No one deserves Cooley, no one.
It's like you don't even care how many seats are in their library.

Seriously? What are you waiting for?

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