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Is it Chicago?

Current Law Students / Re: Bow ties
« on: August 06, 2010, 06:15:55 AM »
If you can tie it, your smart enough to win. I am pro-bowties, noone can change my stance on that.

Just another reason to stay away from those non-aba schools. They are NOT good schools, not matter what way you want to argue. Unless you are staying in a state that recognizes that specific school, have a job lined up, and are in no danger of moving out of state, they are one of the worst investments you can have. I can not emphasize that enough. If not only for thier HORRIBLE bar passage rates, just the fact that most states will NOT let you even SIT AT THE BAR EXAM.

UChicago- No
Northwestern- Probably No, but a slim chance
Kent- Probably in with $$

Also, not sure I would call it a hardcore upward trend. Looks like you had one good year. No offense, but not a huge upward trend, especially when your grades went down senior year.

The chances will change if perhaps you can get a 173+, but your GPA will hurt you in the first two schools, especially  since a 170 probably won't impress them all that much, since it is about average for those schools.

Law School Admissions / Re: GPA Addendum
« on: August 02, 2010, 11:59:27 AM »
"Rutgers University was the first college I enrolled in immediately following my graduation from high school. Due to financial restraints, I spent most of my effort in providing and caring for my family. While I am proud of the job that I did, my acadmemic work suffered, however my grades since returning to school in September of 2007 are more evident of who I am.  During that time, I have received grades of A- or above for each of my classes.  Currently, I am a diligent, hard working student as evidenced by my 3.98 grade point average since returning to school.   Further, I now assist students with their studies as a consultant at  Kean University Speech Lab.  This demonstrates my true capabilities for my learning of law.  I plan on continuing this trend of personal growth and improvement throughout the rest of my life."

Ya, kind of went off the deepend with editing, but I think that sounds great.

Pace / Class of 2013!
« on: August 02, 2010, 11:55:21 AM »
These posts in Pace seem to be fruitless, but I will try anyway.

Anyone joining me in the Pace University School of Law Class of 2013!?!?!

Law School Admissions / Re: GPA Addendum
« on: August 02, 2010, 11:49:56 AM »
I do not have an intamate knowledge of what the schools are looking for in an addendum, however, I would say try and stay more positive. It sounds like excuses, and not saying that its not reasonable, but they would rather hear of overcoming.

Phrase it someting like, "The grades that I recieved in the fall of 2002 are not a true indicator of my abilities or work ethic. I provided for my family in a tough period, which affected my academics, however, I was able to overcome this and ended very strongly".....just something along those lines. Pretend its an interview, always sping positive.

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Ohio Northern vs. Roger Williams
« on: July 30, 2010, 01:24:44 PM »
Sorry, didn't realize I responded twice to the same post! My bad.

Roger Williams / Re: One Student's Perspective
« on: July 29, 2010, 02:09:28 PM »
Before I chose to accept the offer from Pace Law, I almost enrolled at RWU Law. I must say, everything you said, sounds about right to the feel I got from the campus. I do not know where all of the critisism comes from, but I enjoyed everything about RWU. It seems like an up and comming school, and I feel in the next few years will shed this image they have of being a terrible school.

I chose Pace, but that had nothing to do with RWU or the way they treated me, they were top notch and very helpful the entire way through, and the teachers there seem very intent on teaching students how to be great lawyers. I chose Pace because I thought it was a better fit for ME.

I would recomend RWU law, and everything I hear from people who actually know what they are talking about is very positive.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: 180 first try
« on: July 29, 2010, 01:45:48 PM »
I got a 120, I rejected that and they uped it to a 164. Nice people over there.

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