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Law School Admissions / Re: USD and Santa Clara?
« on: March 09, 2009, 11:19:49 AM »
my application for santa clara was complete by mid january and i heard back from them about a month later. sorry :(

Law School Admissions / Anxiety
« on: March 04, 2009, 02:17:07 PM »
3.5 GPA/ 162 LSAT.

I have applied to 6 schools: UC Davis, UC Hastings, UC Irvine, McGeorge, Santa Clara and Loyola (LA).  I have gotten into the last 3, but waiting for the three UC's.  The 3 schools I've gotten into require me to tell them my decision to go there or not by April 1, but I really want to wait to hear from the other schools. What can I do? And also, I turned in my applications in January - has anyone heard from UCD, Hastings or Irvine yet? Thanks.

Law School Admissions / lsdas report
« on: January 04, 2009, 12:17:51 PM »
do i need to wait until my lsdas report is complete before i send them? i didn't know i had to send in an official transcript from a junior college where i took a summer class during my undergrad. thanks.

Law School Admissions / Re: what to say in disciplinary addendum?
« on: November 10, 2008, 03:38:10 PM »
i went and talked to a counselor about my disciplinary probation and she told me that i didn't have to report it. you should talk to someone at your school and figure out if you even have to mention it at all.

Law School Admissions / disciplinary probation
« on: October 26, 2008, 10:03:01 PM »
hello all,

i've been really paranoid about this and have posted about it before (i think). but during my 2nd year i was caught intoxicated on campus and got placed on disciplinary probation. this probation is on my CONFIDENTIAL file, but i know that i should still admit to it - right? do schools have random checks on random applicants? and even so, that information is closed to the public...(it says so on my letter, at least). and if i do admit to it and write an addendum, how much details do i include? any input would be greatly appreciated.

my boss (well, ex-boss) quit his job in the IT department here at ucla law to work at UCI. i am not sure about the whole accredited thing, but i know i will be applying to UCI especially with everything my ex-boss has been telling me. the UCI application is quite comprehensive, requiring an additional statement to the personal statement and requiring 3 letters of recommendation. there are also a bunch of optional statements, like about diversity and whatnot, that you can provide. only 60 students are going to be accepted, and i know that a lot of faculty from other top-tier law schools were recruited to teach at UCI. i dunno, being a part of the first-class of a law school seems appealing, especially it being a small class (getting to know professor's on a really intimate level) and, of course, because it will be free.

i've also been told that they will be only accepting those with high gpa's and high lsat scores b/c they want to be a top tier law school asap. anyway i just incoherently spit out all i know about UCI law, sorry

I have an extremely early draft of my PS but i would love some feedback. i'll read yours as well.

email me ( or send me a message. :)

Law School Admissions / in need of some advice
« on: October 26, 2008, 02:54:42 PM »
GPA - 3.531
LSAT (oct.) - 162 (i will be retaking in december)

i have also received disciplinary probation my 2nd year of college for drinking on campus, and am pretty sure i have to include an addendum about it. how badly is this looked upon? and how much information about the event should i include?

note - i am not looking to go to a t14 school or anything, my goal is uc hastings.

Studying for the LSAT / Kaplan Practice LSAT
« on: August 09, 2008, 09:17:12 AM »
There's a Kaplan practice LSAT being administered later this afternoon, and I signed up for it but is it really worth my time? I think I've read before (on this forum) that these practice tests aren't even real LSAT tests...true or false?

im probably going to end up with a 3.55 as well. how difficult would it be to get into Hastings?

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