Ole Miss and South Carolina are both a "maybe." You're right on the border between a wait list and admit.
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« on: October 25, 2011, 05:27:10 PM »
I think this site will help you out. Good luck with your apps!
Who would you prefer(and why) Cain or Obama?
Yeah, essentially this. But I'd still much rather have the choice of a real progressive.
Why do we even need this URM bull? Do we really need to accept people that are less qualified? Does the workforce really prefer inferior lawyers? How are you entitled to gain an advantage from something that you had no power to control? Should we be more lenient when it comes to admitting down syndrome folks? Perhaps autistics ones? Thoughts? I feel like this affirmative action system is preventing the US from producing the best lawyers possible.
As an aside, it's your contention that non-white students are being admitted to schools they don't deserve to be in, right? But they're graduating. And we all know that law school exams aren't adjusted for race or subject to AA. And neither is the bar. So, what is it about exceeding your underestimation of their abilities that's their fault?
If I were you, I'd take a year. Get a job--a real job, mind you--and get some work experience doing what you learned in undergrad. Also take that time to reflect on why you want to go to law school, and more to the point, why you want to be a lawyer. If you're still feeling that itch, you can study for the LSAT and try it again, this time with a few entries on your resume to help you along.
« on: October 24, 2011, 07:04:00 PM »
Using last year's numbers on LSN, it looks to be out-of-reach. But if you've got the application fee and a compelling story, it can't hurt to go for it.
Non-Traditional Students / Re: I have a BA in Business from UK, what do I do to go to law school in US?« on: October 24, 2011, 04:44:56 PM »
If it's "something less monotonous and more steady in terms of salary" I don't think law is going to help you. Law jobs in the US are harder to come by than a legal education, and when you get one, "monotonous" is an excellent description. Specifically, why do you want to be a lawyer?