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Re: WHAT ARE MY CHANCES?
« Reply #420 on: December 10, 2005, 05:50:00 PM »
Study hard and try to get a 155 or above!!

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Re: Apply this year, or wait til next cycle?
« Reply #421 on: December 10, 2005, 06:30:05 PM »
i think you should apply this year.
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Re: WHAT ARE MY CHANCES?
« Reply #422 on: December 10, 2005, 06:33:12 PM »
Its funny. Thats the RANGE, that Im pushing for. 155+.. Wow thanks for the response. Its greatly appreciated.
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Re: WHAT ARE MY CHANCES?
« Reply #423 on: December 11, 2005, 07:48:44 AM »
i 155+, you can do better than fam u. i would think 150 would be enough.

is fam u accredited? i don't think so. 155+ would probably be auto admit with $$. i would imagine that fam u would have direct competition w/ texas southern for students.

question...have you actually taken three prep classes? that is kind of overkill. where are you testing at now? i was testing in the high 150s, low 160,s. if i had to do it all over again, i would just do prep tests with 30 minute time limits. majority of my errors occur at the end of sections. guessed last 6 on both lr sections and got hung up on the circuit game.

i took a prep class. i was scoring higher on my own. i actually scored below my initial diagnostic. note: the prep class was excellent but my approach was not. i allowed myself to become too dependant on the homework. (the homework is untimed.) don't fall into the trap of not working on your speed. speed is sooo important.

check out lsn. there are people with low gpa who get into t2/t3 schools with good lsats.
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Hey guys, I need some help figuring this out>>
« Reply #424 on: December 23, 2005, 03:18:26 PM »
Hey guys. I'm wondering what my chances are at a T14. I just got my LSAT score and it is very disheartening: I have a 153. My GPA is 3.3 (3.9 major)

Michigan is my number one choice but I'm wondering if I should even apply. My background: English is my second language (I've been in the country for about 6 yrs), I am African American and I have A LOT of experience in the nonprofit sector(I began 2 nonprofit organizations). Will my soft factors be good enough to help me with my admissions ? Where should I apply and should not apply ?

thanks.

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where should i apply?
« Reply #425 on: December 23, 2005, 03:49:04 PM »
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Re: Hey guys, I need some help figuring this out>>
« Reply #426 on: December 23, 2005, 04:37:05 PM »
Please please please apply to Northwestern and UMich - I think these are great schools for the wonderful background you have.  Good luck with everything.

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Re: Hey guys, I need some help figuring this out>>
« Reply #427 on: December 23, 2005, 04:53:04 PM »
Northwestern loves that kind of thing. Can't say much for Michigan. Have you considered retaking the LSAT?
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Re: Hey guys, I need some help figuring this out>>
« Reply #428 on: December 23, 2005, 05:40:54 PM »
I would retake. But is it worth it if I only improve by 4 points ? I want to apply this cycle and Feb. is far too late from what I hear.

So Northwestern and UMich really are a possiblity ?

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Re: Hey guys, I need some help figuring this out>>
« Reply #429 on: December 23, 2005, 07:10:05 PM »
I would retake. But is it worth it if I only improve by 4 points ? I want to apply this cycle and Feb. is far too late from what I hear.

So Northwestern and UMich really are a possiblity ?

Well, where were you practice testing? 160 or so?

I'd say Northwestern and Michigan are an outside possibility. It's worth it to try, but these would be your reaches if you're not re-taking. I would suggest: Arizona, Florida, Hofstra, Maryland, Miami, Rutgers-Newark, Temple, and perhaps Brooklyn. You'd stand a good shot at most of these. Any idea where you'd like to practice?