165 , 4.0

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165 , 4.0

Post by hopefulapp » Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:49 pm

Only interested in applying to Stanford and Columbia ED. For me personally, I will either get accepted to those schools or pursue a different career (which I'm totally fine with). As such, I will not retake. I'm actually quite indifferent but I am interested in hearing feedback on what my estimated % at acceptance are. Lower than 10%?

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Re: 165 , 4.0

Post by Rahviveh » Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:50 pm

URM? Softs? Chances are probably nil at both otherwise

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Re: 165 , 4.0

Post by Teflon_Don » Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:52 pm

ChampagnePapi wrote:URM? Softs? Chances are probably nil at both otherwise
This.

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Re: 165 , 4.0

Post by hopefulapp » Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:53 pm

Not URM. Softs are pretty unspectacular, run of the mill internships and a little bit of research work. I figure I might as well apply since I bothered to take the damn lsat though.

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Re: 165 , 4.0

Post by Teflon_Don » Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:59 pm

hopefulapp wrote:Not URM. Softs are pretty unspectacular, run of the mill internships and a little bit of research work. I figure I might as well apply since I bothered to take the damn lsat though.
Solicit a fee waiver from Columbia. But you're right, it's worth being out $150 knowing you couldn't get in, apply.

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Re: 165 , 4.0

Post by Nova » Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:02 pm

Based purly on numbers, very low shot at both. Probably less than 10%...

You have a pretty good shot at other T14s though.

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Re: 165 , 4.0

Post by hopefulapp » Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:06 pm

That's what I thought. Thanks for the feedback in any case. I'm just trying to have a minor fallback contingency in case I get no-offered FT this summer.

edit: in case anyone is interested, I only took one practice test and I scored a 154 :P

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Re: 165 , 4.0

Post by Ti Malice » Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:13 pm

For your reference, here's how people with your numbers have done over the last several cycles: http://myLSN.info/b6mlfx.

The majority of people with your stats make it on to the waitlist at Columbia, which I found surprising. There's no telling what percentage of these applicants are ultimately admitted. Given CLS's love of high LSAT scores, however, most probably are not.

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Re: 165 , 4.0

Post by hopefulapp » Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:19 pm

Ti Malice wrote:For your reference, here's how people with your numbers have done over the last several cycles: http://myLSN.info/b6mlfx.

The majority of people with your stats make it on to the waitlist at Columbia, which I found surprising. There's no telling what percentage of these applicants are ultimately admitted. Given CLS's love of high LSAT scores, however, most probably are not.
I didn't know about that website, thanks for the reference.

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Re: 165 , 4.0

Post by nebula666 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:51 pm

You are probably going to get waitlisted at Columbia, but who knows how that will pan out. You should apply to other schools or retake.

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