Hi everyone, I'm not really sure where to put this, but it's a question I've had for awhile. Halfway through college, I suddenly got this rare form of epilepsy, which involves eye twitching and loss of speech, but no convulsions. It happens once every 4 or so months, but is important because it has proved to be near-fatal I was on medicine that affected my thought processes, and my GPA went from a 3.5 (not bad in Bioengineering) to around a 2.8. My last semester, off most of the meds, I did great, in some really impressive sounded classes, ending with a 2.91.
I've been working the past few years as a technician in a neuroanatomy laboratory, am on new meds, and have a couple of great recs from my boss, a neuroscientist, and my college advisor. Both know of my condition and talk about it positively in their LORs. I don't tell my story for any type of sympathy, I know we all have challenges, but I'm just wondering how this will affect my chances, if anyone can help me out with an estimate.
I took the Sept LSAT and got a 161, right around what I was shooting for. My dream school is Cardozo, but since it gets competitive each year, I'm not so sure about it. I'm hoping for St John's, preferably with a little monetary help. Thanks for any thoughts, and good luck to everybody, this waiting game is maddening! haha
PS If you are interested in my condition, here is 6 seconds of one of my seizures that I put on Youtube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6VdORfOgrY
And here's the Wikipedia entry I had to create, as it's a pretty rare condition - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complex_partial_status_epilepticus