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Studying for the LSAT / Re: June 2005 LSAT Scores Came On Saturday
« on: June 30, 2007, 08:41:41 AM »
Mine was either 2nd or 5th.  I had LG, RC, LR, LR, RC.  Not entirely sure how that would change matters.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: June 2005 LSAT Scores Came On Saturday
« on: June 30, 2007, 08:29:22 AM »
Maybe that's what the issue is...maybe a particular form had a statistically higher score than another, due to the variable placement of the experimental section?  It would seem to me that people that had the experimental later would be at an advantage...

Well, the problem with UVA is that if I go there without scholarships, it's 40k a year, and considering that I'll most likely start out doing general practice, it would take a great deal more to pay that off.  I'm hoping to get at least 50% from either W&L or Wake, but I wouldn't expect anything from UVA.  Not that I'm not applying there, of course...

Choosing the Right Law School / Washington and Lee v. Wake Forest?
« on: June 29, 2007, 05:48:42 AM »
Hi, all...first time poster, so if there's a problem with this post, my apologies.  At any rate, my current top two law schools are Washington and Lee and Wake Forest.  I'm having a great deal of trouble deciding which of the two I should look at more closely - based on the numbers I've seen, they are quite comparable.  To give everyone an idea of what I'm looking at, I am planning on getting involved in a smaller firm (Less than 15 attorneys), and doing general practice in a small town.  I come from a VERY small town originally, but I think that I would be comfortable either in Winston-Salem or Lexington.  I am planning on practicing in one of four states: WV, VA, NC or TN.  Also, I would like the school to be well enough off that the name would probably help if I were to, after practicing for a while, decide to go for a judgeship or teaching position (if all were to go well).  Another factor is going to be scholarships...I'm going to need a pretty significant one to be able to afford law school.  My GPA is 3.85 and my LSAT should be back today, but based on my practice tests, I can guess that it will be between 165 and 170, leaning more towards the 170 side.   Any thoughts?  Any other law schools that I should look at? 

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