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define good lsat score and average undergrad gpa. it seems like you had no problem stating you 4.0 grad gpa and work experience, might as well tell us the numbers that actually matter as well

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My current situation: Finished my 2nd year at a 4 year university, currently taking summer school and starting to study for the LSAT. Im a Psychology and Social Behavior major. I only need 3 more classes to finish my major, my general education classes are complete, but I am still stuck here for two more years because I entered the school with no units and am still 60 units away from graduating.
I know I dont want to take filler/bs/waste-of-time elective classes that will do nothing but boost my GPA, cause its a waste of money and time.
My question is, should I pick up another major? Such as political science, urban studies, criminology and law society ( something that is related to social sciences/social ecology) or should I just pick up a minor such as English or philosophy? Will I be able to write that I minored in something on my law school app and will it make a difference? I cant pick up a major and a minor or I will have to stay 5 years.
Your feedback is much appreciated!

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Law School Applications / Re: My chances
« on: August 15, 2012, 05:34:50 AM »
Try again, without the snark.

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Law School Applications / Can you please chance me? (Splitter)
« on: August 12, 2012, 09:31:57 PM »
I graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a BA in Psychology and Social Behavior. My overall GPA is a 3.5 and my LSAT score is a 166. The reason I am a splitter is because I was attempting to complete pre-med requirements during my first two years of college, and received very bad grades in a few core science/math classes; namely calculus ( which I failed TWICE (D and D-) before receiving an A the third time) and Genetics (which I received a C-, but a B+ the second time). Other than that, I received a few C+ and B- in classes for my major but mostly solid A's and B's with nothing lower than a B my junior and senior year.
I have not applied to law schools yet but am looking for recommendations for law schools that I have a DECENT chance to get into, and perhaps lower tier law schools that might offer scholarships, because I would gladly go to a lower tier law school if I can get some ( or all) of my tuition paid for.
Thanks in advance

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