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Current Law Students / Re: Low LSAT score
« on: June 25, 2005, 08:41:00 PM »
Both of those schools will ding you.  Take the LSAT over again and beg in an addendum that they disregard your initial score.  Honestly, how could you do that badly?  Most schools will average the scores, but if there is a significant difference (typically 10 or more points), then some will take the higher score.  Northwestern, I'm pretty sure, will always take the higer score.  In any event, you absolutely need to take the October LSAT and you should probably try studying or something this time.

General Off-Topic Board / Re: Ron Paul on Don Imus affair...
« on: April 25, 2007, 10:08:09 PM »
Yeah, clearly the solution to our racial problems is to let rich people keep more of their money.  Eliminate welfare and racism will disappear.

Law School Admissions / Re: Columbia App - question 4 & 5
« on: September 12, 2006, 12:19:55 AM »
Was this really something you needed them to clarify? 

Law School Admissions / Re: columbia LORs
« on: September 05, 2006, 02:57:45 PM »
Don't worry about it.  LORs matter very, very little.  If you don't want to ask your supervisor for one, don't.

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: BIGLAW
« on: September 04, 2006, 07:15:56 PM »
Don't worry; I have a strong feeling that biglaw won't be an option for you.

Law School Admissions / Re: national merit scholarship?
« on: September 03, 2006, 01:27:37 PM »
Again, it's not going to make a difference.  It's not going to put you over the top or help at all.  They will spend maybe ten seconds even looking at your resume.

Law School Admissions / Re: Early Decision or No?
« on: September 03, 2006, 11:00:32 AM »
Apply early, but not ED.  Just get your app in early in the cycle.  Your odds aren't great, but they're not horrible.  You'll definitely get into at least a couple of the T14.

Unless your father is going to give you a job, don't bother.  Touro is a truly horrible school and would be a tremendous waste of money. 

Certainly at least a 170.  But really, what difference does it make?  If you haven't taken the LSAT yet, there's no reason to ask.  You should obviously try to do as well as possible on the LSAT.  I've never understoody why people bother with questions like this.  I mean, if somebody tells you that you only need a 175, are you going to deliberately get five questions wrong?

First of all, no, of course they can't.  That would be ridiculous, especially as every school would get a different number.

Second of all, there's no reason to bother sending a whole list to Fordham.  It's not like they really care and there's no way for them to know which schools you applied to, anyway.

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