Sure...I'll be up for a while longer and maybe I can get something back to you tonite.
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« on: November 19, 2006, 06:18:46 PM »
I like this under 25% question. That is most likely where I will be after Feb07. Without a doubt under 50% anyway. UNC is my reach and I am gonna need some strong soft factors if I want a chance. UNC is not all glamour for me, it also has a lot to do with in-state tuition as well. Campbell is my #1, but the money factor scares me and contrary to myth, NCCU is not a shoe-in for everyone. I have thought about plugging in some far reaches as well...Wake, American, etc.
That is where my question comes in. I believe that I have strong soft factors by default since I am non-trad with 20-yrs of mistakes and learning from them. My one draw back is my Char & Fit Addendum...HS and College mistakes 20 yrs ago with good explanations. Some partying too much and minor traffic issues.
For the miracle examples like, UCLA, et al; what makes the difference? Is it all the PS? Non-trad diversity goals? Maturity? Or do I need a Dub-ya in my portfolio?
My LSAT goal is 160, but there is a good chance I could come in at 150. Who knows?
Anyway, thanks for motivating me. After a couple of months lurking here and on LSN, I was excited at the prospect of attending Cooley.
There is hope after all...
Freezing cold was a 137 a couple of months ago. I had no clue as to what I was doing on the first test. Freaked out over the timing issue. Learned a quick lesson. Then I took a Kaplan simulated PT at a local college and scored a 144 a month ago. I bought both Bibles and I am in deep study.
I'll take another PT over Thanksgiving holidays and see if there is any payoff.
I have until Feb07.