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It doesn't really make sense.  IF you think about it, "ding" is the sound on a game show when you get the question right.

A buzzer usually indicates the negative.

If you want to be accurate, you should call them "errrr's"

:)

Just trying to lend some frivolity to an otherwise depressing area of LSD

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There is a 50% chance that I will be working for another year and reapplying to schools.  My raw numbers are iffy at best 3.1/163, but I have a great job that pays very well and I don't want to go to law school just to go...I want to get into a top 40 school.  I did apply to two or three safety schools, but I don't see myself actually attending them. 

Anyone wanna place bets on this list?

Harvard
Boalt
Minnesota
Washington and Lee
Wisconsin
Indy - Bloomington
Ohio State
Colorado - Boulder
Lewis and Clark

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General Off-Topic Board / DeadHead Law students?
« on: February 26, 2005, 11:49:38 PM »
Any other Grateful Dead/jamband fans out there?  Any of you worried that attending law school will cause you to miss out on some killer shows/festivals?

 ;D

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Incoming 1Ls / Anyone get in where the numbers said you couldn't?
« on: February 26, 2005, 05:57:32 PM »
I want to hear from anyone who got into a school with less than the 25% GPA and LSAT.  Tell your story! 

I have severe, almost ridiculous grade acceleration and am hoping someone looks past the raw numbers and sees it. (Left college in 94 with a 2.3 GPA, straight A's upon my return in 1999 leading to a 3.1 cum GPA that looks awful on my apps)


 


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I am sorry, but I just can't believe that so many people seem to have zero confidence in their own abilities to write a decent personal statement and that some of the ridiculous "movie script" style statements worked. 

I read some of the ones on those sites and nearly gagged. You aren't trying to get into a creative writing program, you are trying to get into law school where making assertions that you support with evidence and legal citations win cases - not bull.

Sorry, just venting.  I had no idea that getting into school was going to be another racket where those who can afford it get ahead. 

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