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Current Law Students / Re: LEEWS???
« on: June 24, 2004, 06:50:35 AM »
I ordred it (and split the cost with 2 others) based on many positive reviews from posters on the net as well as PLSII's endoresement.  (PLSII is a bit too rambling, but his arguments make sense.)  I plan on getting into LEEWS soon and will let you know.

Current Law Students / Re: Is it a good idea to join a study group?
« on: June 24, 2004, 06:48:47 AM »
I plan on following the PLSII suggestion of doing your own outlines and using the SG to work hypos extensively and do practice tests.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: Princeton Review SUCKS ASS!
« on: July 12, 2004, 06:46:36 AM »
I took the course and found it very helpfull.  Like any other course, you get out of it what you put in.  We took at lest 5 fully administered tests and our teacher made himeself available for hours at a time on the weekends.

My score went from a 158 to a 170.

Note:  I am not employed by PR nor in any other way do I receive compensation from them.  I just think that it is useful... ESPECIALLY in keeping you on a study schedule.

Law School Admissions / Re: Low GPA, High LSAT
« on: July 06, 2004, 07:47:03 AM »
So wait you're saying EE w/ years of work experience is a big plus?  I just wonder how my 3 yrs of w/e will play out.

W/e is golden when overcoming low numbers.  I am 34 years old with a UGPA of 2.33.  My LSAT and my w/e got me into places like Wake, George Mason and Maryland.  I think 3 years is a great ammount of w/e and patent law will be an attractive notion to the admit offs.

Incoming 1Ls / Re: Atticus Falcon Rant
« on: July 06, 2004, 07:43:53 AM »
How do we know the AF in the yahoo group is the author of the book?

Because in the AF Manifesto, AF directs you to the website.  Note:  This does not mean that the poster on the site is the same person, just that the author(s) of the Manifesto are claiming that it is.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: POST YOUR SCORE
« on: July 06, 2004, 07:37:42 AM »
174 - this is a euphoric moment for me. I'm totally shocked and so glad I don't have to take it again.

Not sure what schools to apply to. 3.3 GPA but worked full-time through school. It's a good LSAT score, but is it enough?

YES!  (Look at my numbers and admits)

Studying for the LSAT / Re: POST YOUR SCORE
« on: July 06, 2004, 07:34:52 AM »
Sorry to post this message in this thread, but I am new to this board and I wanted to ask for some advice or suggestions.  I just received my LSAT score, 176, today. The negative part is that my freshman year GPA was about 0.9. I was a total slacker and never went to class. I took time off of school and have maintained about 3.96 since then. I retook almost every class that I had taken my freshman year. My school replaces the old grade with the new one, but I have heard that the LSACD or whoever takes both into account. My current school calculated GPA is 3.82, but I do not know exactly what it will be once it gets pounded down by LSACD.  Does anyone know how this will affect me in the application process? I would love to go to Harvard.  If I did not get in there, I would probably attend the highest ranked school that offers me money if any of them do so.

P.S. I am technically an URM, but my family is from Uruguay and I grew up in Massachusetts. My skin is whiter than most white folk and I have never really been discriminated against, so I do not plan on using this too much in

I got a 0.0 my freshman semester.  Check my numbers... you are doing fine!

Law School Admissions / Re: Low GPA, High LSAT
« on: July 06, 2004, 07:26:49 AM »
Check my numbers and admits.  You are doing fine.  just nail the LSAT.

Law School Admissions / Re: dude i need to get a dell
« on: July 06, 2004, 07:23:34 AM »
Use the handy search feature of this site and find the 1,000 other threads on this topic where we have posted many many answers to this same question.


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