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First and foremest: Earn a degree within your field of Interest.  We designed the process to ensure that you would not come out with a worthless degree.  If you desire law school, your GPA will be leveraged by LSDAS (on a 4.0 scale) with your test score LSAT (180 = 4.0/179 -3.95/120=1.0 etc......)  to benchmark the adjusted GPA.

As for finances.  Plan on your worse case scenario.  You are heading back home to start you legal profession and that you will not be offered a job.  If you can stomach that thought, your home free and keep in mind that you have a identifiable potential in law school in respects to GPA.   Articles:  'Fixing law school admissions' Wesleyan Argus University paper Google and then click on Web. A Good Summary of the situation based on GPA, employment and the objectives of the old council.

Law School is a business and they offer no money back guarantees should you fail financially after graduation !!   Never attend a law school without getting your BA first !! It's all about employment.   

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LSAC and LSDAS / Re: 3.4 GPA/145 LSAT Any chance?
« on: October 28, 2009, 02:07:47 PM »
First ---  Earn a degree within your field of Interest First.  We designed the process to ensure that you would not come out with a worthless degree.  If you desire law school, your GPA will be leveraged by LSDAS (on a 4.0 scale) with your test score LSAT (180 = 4.0/179 -3.95/120=1.0 etc......)  to benchmark the adjusted GPA.  Your 145 is 10 points below average.  the Average LSAT score for 2008-2009 is 155. Apply to a law school that will accept the LSAT number.  Look under the web at law school numbers.  Retake the test, they can only accept the highest LSAT score, required by the council and as stated your GPA will be adjusted by LSDAS

As for finances.  Plan on your worse case scenario.  You are heading back home to start you legal profession and that you will not be offered a job.  If you can stomach that thought, your home free and keep in mind that you have a identifiable potential in law school in respects to GPA.   Articles:  'Fixing law school admissions' Wesleyan Argus University paper Google and then click on Web. A Good Summary of the situation based on GPA, employment and the objectives of the old council.

Law School is a business and they offer no money back guarantees should you fail financially after graduation !!   Never attend a law school without getting your BA first !! It's all about employment.   You will make it !!! 

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LSAC and LSDAS / Re: Typo on Application - PLEASE HELP!!
« on: October 28, 2009, 01:59:33 PM »
Take a chill pill.  The Law schools only want to know the grade score.  Your LSAT score is good for 5 years.  Note:  Most law schools weight the adjusted GPA by LSDAS rather than the LSAT.  One other note: currently you have a 59 percent chance in getting into law school.  I would be more worried about finances rather than the LSAT year error.   You will be fine.......

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Earn a degree within your field of Interest First.  We designed the process to ensure that you would not come out with a worthless degree.  If you desire law school, your GPA will be leveraged by LSDAS (on a 4.0 scale) with your test score LSAT (180 = 4.0/179 -3.95/120=1.0 etc......)  to benchmark the adjusted GPA.

As for finances.  Plan on your worse case scenario.  You are heading back home to start you legal profession and that you will not be offered a job.  If you can stomach that thought, your home free and keep in mind that you have a identifiable potential in law school in respects to GPA.   Articles:  'Fixing law school admissions' Wesleyan Argus University paper Google and then click on Web. A Good Summary of the situation based on GPA, employment and the objectives of the old council.

Law School is a business and they offer no money back guarantees should you fail financially after graduation !!   Never attend a law school without getting your BA first !! It's all about employment.           
 
 
 

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Pre-Law in high school / Re: What should I major in?
« on: October 28, 2009, 01:39:35 PM »
Earn a degree within your field of Interest First.  We designed the process to ensure that you would not come out with a worthless degree.  If you desire law school, your GPA will be leveraged by LSDAS with your test score LSAT to benchmark the adjusted GPA.

As for finances.  Plan on your worse case scenario in that You will be (are) heading back home to start you legal profession and that you will not be offered a job.  If you can stomach that thought, your home free and keep in mind that you have a identifiable potential in law school in respects to GPA.   Articles:  'Fixing law school admissions' Wesleyan Argus University paper Google and then click on Web. A Good Summary of the situation based on GPA, employment and the objectives of the old council.

Law School is a business and they offer no money back guarantees should you fail financially after graduation !!   Never attend a law school without getting your BA first !! It's all about employment           
 
 
 

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Pre-Law in high school / Re: Should I go to pre-law
« on: October 28, 2009, 01:34:09 PM »
Earn a degree within your field of Interest First.  We designed the process to ensure that you would not come out with a worthless degree.  If you desire law school, your GPA will be leveraged by LSDAS with your test score LSAT to benchmark the adjusted GPA.

As for finances.  Plan on your worse case scenario.  You are heading back home to start you legal profession and that you will not be offered a job.  If you can stomach that thought, your home free and keep in mind that you have a identifiable potential in law school in respects to GPA. Articles:  'Fixing law school admissions' Wesleyan Argus University paper Google and then click on Web. A Good Summary of the situation based on GPA, employment and the objectives of the old council.

Law School is a business and they offer no money back guarantees should you fail financially after graduation !!   Never attend a law school without getting your BA first !! It's all about employment           

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Meta Discussion / Re: Does anyone ever reply??
« on: October 28, 2009, 01:23:10 PM »
In reply to your Question in respects to knowledge and accuracy, What do you want to know ??   I am a former employee of the law school admssions council/services (LSAC/LSAS) organization, published author and consultant to the US Attorney and Texas Attorney Generals on law school admissions.  Articles in print 'Fixing Law School Admissions' DOJ case no# DJ 169-73-0. 

Services offered to the national federaion for the blind and currently blogging on the U of Illinois Admissions scandal. And yes, I did offer a solution to the school, and law firms informed.
   
Google and click on web, review by the Weselyan University Argus Paper.   Now that we have my credits out of the way, what do you want to know ???

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Studying for the LSAT / Re: New Comer Help!!
« on: October 28, 2009, 01:11:00 PM »
First and Foremost, Your GPA will be leveraged by LSDAS.  To Qualify for law school, you require a 120 LSAT test score and a 1.0 GPA.   Your LSAT score will not relect on your ability to get through a law school cirriculum.  Law Schools must accept it as part of their admissions process as required by the Council but the schools are not required to review the score.   

You currently have a 59.2 percent chance of getting into law school in utilizing the (just) posted matrixs.  88K applied to the 200 ABA approved schools for the 2008-2009 year for the 49,341 seats available for incoming freshman.  I would be more worried about your finances.  How to pay and where to find employment during and after graduation.

The law schools need your money !!   That is your edge.  You will do fine.   Apply to the schools that will allow you to excel in law school.   Do not make the mistake as to the name.......   

           

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Affirmative Action / Re: Affirmative Action Voted Illegal
« on: June 30, 2009, 04:02:09 PM »
To challenge your denial of admissions, you must reference The proposal that was brought forward within the state of Texas that the DOJ now has - DJ 169-73-0  (dated: April 5th 2005)

If you truely beleive that you have been discriminated against, you can now challenge your claim

Reference Article:  Fixing law school admissions (Google and click on web)  2008 Posts by the Wesleyan Argus Paper 

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Wait List / Re: Reapplying for Fall 2009
« on: August 26, 2008, 01:12:18 PM »
80% percent of the law students who re-apply will be accepted by a law school by their third summer providing that the name on their diploma does not get them upset.   In-short, apply to the law schools that will ensure your academics rather than the name.  And also keep this in mind, the number of law seats equate to the projected law employment opportunities upon graduation.   Although you will hope for the great paying job, you must consider that you may fall into the category where you must employee yourself, usually within your own neighborhood.   In having now worked with the DOJ and the US Attorney General's office some three years ago in submitting a proposal in response to the Grutter decision, you must consider your options.  Cost of education is everything upon graduation.  You must look at the whole picture and in being a former employee of the LSAC/LSAS (Law School Admissions Council/Services) organization, it is all about employment.   If you have the support of your family, do not threat about not getting in the first time. Reapply to the law schools that meet your expectations for academics, second or third tier law school and prepare for that employment interview after you successfully complete law school........   You will do fine !!!

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