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Jeez, don't worry about being 33.  You're way younger than a lot of people on this board including me.  With a 3.86 you'll have no problems getting into a T1 if you get 155+ on the lsat. Still, apply to T2 schools for safeties.  Good luck, but I don't think you need it.  ;)


I don't want to upset you or rehash this entire debate.  I'm just letting people know that on a question that we reviewed in my TM class that "most" was treated as "more than half". 

You may be correct that in formal symbolic logic it is considered the same as "some", but that is beside the point.

Please enjoy your weekend.  :)

Law School Admissions / Re: Hmong Law Student Discussion Board
« on: August 06, 2004, 10:45:12 PM »

That's ok, I'm not hurt about anything anyone has posted.
Shoot, I didn't know what a Hmong was either; I've just vaguely heard of them.  I was enlightened when a fellow poster provided a link to an article about them.  I learn something new everyday on this board.

Law School Admissions / Re: Hmong Law Student Discussion Board
« on: August 06, 2004, 10:11:29 PM »
I just want to state that not all east asians believe as choson and dsong do.

At first I thought that they were just joking around, but now I'm beginning to believe they actually believe the stuff they post about the Hmong and this hierarchy crap.

Just because they are the most agressive and prolific posters, I hope the rest of the board does not believe that all Koreans are bigotted.

In TM we were taught that most = more than half.

Ex.  Most women are smart.
     Most women are healthy.
     Thus some women are smart and healthy.

If "most" were treated the same as "some", the conclusion above would not necessarily be true; however, I remember we had an lsat problem that was similar to this example.  Hope this helps the OP.

Consider the following question.  It is a flawed argument (according to the LSAT).  However, if "most" is logically equivalent to "at least one" then this argument would NOT be flawed.  True?

PrepTest 15 Section 3 Question 22

In Sheldon most bicyclists aged 18 and over have lights on their bicycles, whereas most bicyclists under the age of 18 do not.  It follows that in Sheldon most bicyclists who have lights on their bicycles are at least 18 years old.

Which one of the following exhibits a pattern of flawed reasoning most similiar to that in the argument above?

No, the flaw is the number of 18 and older bicyclist vs. under 18.
There could be 6 of 10 w/lights on their bikes who are 18+
whereas under 18 w/lights could be 49 of 100.
The conclusion would be false, as most bicyclists w/lights are under 18 (49:6).

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Would you apply to Northeastern?
« on: August 05, 2004, 02:20:00 PM »
Everything I've read about Northeastern sounds great. I just wish it was located somewhere on the west coast or at least in the mountain states. :(
Does anyone know if there's a ls with a comparable coop program on the west side?

Lexy, you're going to be a damn good lawyer. Subtle, very subtle.  :)

Wow, that's great news. If I applied to CU I'd have a 4.0. That's unbelievable! Candide, you've just made my day. Thanks.

Good for you and CONGRATULATIONS !!  :)

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