LA just has too many schools in the area. my guess is that its close to being tier 2, but not quite. they did get a new dean whose supposed to be good. im considering apply too. From what i hear, for a job in LA, its about on par with pepperdine
This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.
Hi guys, I'm trying to get a feel of where I should/could go with these numbers.
First of all, anyone know how much LSAC will mess with my gpa? I went to McGill in Canada, and from what I've been told, Canadian schools are tougher with grades than the average US school. I'll probably be writing the LSAT again in September, so hopefully I'll be able to aim a little higher after that, but for now, I have to deal with the score I have. Here's some other info about my application:
McGill Honours Poli Sci major (History and Econ minors)
1 year exchange at Sciences Po Paris
MSc International Relations from Universiteit van Amsterdam in 2006-07 (or maybe London School of Economics or King's College, still waiting on decisions)
Iranian background (I don't know if that helps)
I still don't know what I want to study, but my background suggests international law, and I feel like if I focus my application around wanting to study int'l law, then it could look attractive to admissions peeps. Anyway, here are the schools I'm more or less considering. Any info about the schools, comments about my chances are more than welcome!
Loyola Marymount LA
Basically, I'd like to be at a school with an urban campus, preferably a big city, decent reputation, decent weather, etc...
Thanks in advance for the responses!
thanks im originally from new england (conn), went to college in dc and then moved to fl to go to law school just bc of the cheap cost of living and public law schools- uf and fsu. but bc i plan on moving back up after law school to new england- most likely boston, i wnat to keep my options open. i really like northeastern. does anyone know if they provide any kind of financial aid package that would cut the tuition a little bit.
also what are their numbers- meaning average lsat and gpa...im worried bc i only have a 3.1 gpa and is currently studying for the sept lsat via testmasters...thanks for all ur help. i just dont think i have the numbers for bu/bc. and my husband hates hartford so that probably takes away uconn, but i love uconn....:)seeing that im from connn and that is the only sports team that we have...
LaVerne has a law school thats ABA approved?
According the postcards they've sent me, ULV is "Inland Southern California's only ABA accredited law school." I believe they just barely got ABA accreditation.