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Law School Applications / help me decide where to apply, please!
« on: October 02, 2006, 11:26:45 AM »
I have a 3.89, 165, and am a TX resident.

For reaches, I'm applying to Michigan, Duke, and Georgetown

For attainables, I'm applying to Texas, Vanderbilt, William & Mary and ?

For safety, I'm applying to SMU, UH, Baylor

I want to apply to one more attainable, something like Boston/George Washington/Washington & Lee

With my numbers, does this list make sense? Any advice on the other "attainable" I should apply to?

Law School Applications / UCLA OR USC?
« on: October 02, 2006, 01:45:22 AM »
If I'm not a Cali resident, is USC easier to get into?

prompt asks to tell about your character...

Law School Applications / if my recommender sent his letter in on sep 1...
« on: September 21, 2006, 09:47:32 AM »
is it unusual that LSAC still hasn't sent me an email about it?

Law School Applications / LOR part 2
« on: September 06, 2006, 05:45:05 PM »
I asked the other day about how to correct my mistake of sending in a general LOR form with a targeted letter.  Instead of having the writer rewrite the letter and resubmit with a targeted form, couldn't I just direct the letters to every school I'm sending apps to.  That way, I could make sure that that "targeted" letter only goes to one school and doesn't get sent to any other?

Law School Applications / question about school specific LOR's
« on: September 05, 2006, 10:16:24 AM »
If I have a person writing me two LOR, each one to a specific school, does the person need to fill out two of those LOR forms and also how can I make sure each one is sent to the correct school?

Law School Applications / what is a "law school report"
« on: August 10, 2006, 11:59:40 AM »
on LSAC?

Law School Applications / do you have to do electronic apps?
« on: August 09, 2006, 11:31:55 AM »
or can you send some stuff like grades, letters of rec etc in electronically and send in the actual application as a paper copy?

Law School Applications / Choosing the right law school... HELP!
« on: August 04, 2006, 11:30:56 AM »
Here is my situation.  I have a 3.9/165, texas resident.  My top two schools are Texas and SMU. Obviously, if I don't get into UT, then this whole situation won't even matter.  How important is choosing a law school based on ranking? Texas is ranked alot higher than SMU, but after visiting SMU and living in Austin my whole life, I truly feel SMU would be a better fit for me, plus I should get some sort of scholarship offer from them according to the admissions director.  HELP!

taking a visit to a law school next wednesday.

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