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doos13

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LSD Slang
« on: January 17, 2008, 11:23:34 AM »
T14- refers to the top 14 law schools in the country. In order, they are Yale [1], Harvard [2], Stanford [2], NYU [4], Columbia [5], Chicago [6], Penn [6], Michigan [8], Berkeley [8], Virginia [10], Duke [10], Northwestern [12], Cornell [13], Georgetown [14].

TITCR- this is the credited response (said in response to something that one agrees with; borrowed from standardized testing, where it means, this is the right answer)
T4- Tier 4
T4- Top 4
T14- Top 14
T20- Top 20
T25- Top 25
T1- Tier 1 (50-1 rankings)
T2- Tier 2 (100-51 rankings)
T3- Tier 3 on USNWR Rankings
USNWR- US News and World Report (publishes ranking of the ABA 181 law schools)
TTT- third tier toilet; refers to either a very bad law school, or anything else that's very bad
YP- yield protection; when a school rejects or defers an applicant they believe overqualified, and therefore unlikely to attend
HYS-Harvard, Yale, Stanford (top three law schools)
CCN-Chicago, Columbia, NYU (ranked between four and six)
MVPB-Michigan, Virginia, Penn, Berkeley (ranked between seven and ten)

URM - underrepresented minority (Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American)
AA - affirmation action

LOCI - letter of continued interest (expressing you are still interested in a school despite not yet receiving an acceptance or rejection)
WL - waitlist
Ding - rejection

PS - personal statement
DS - diversity statement

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ASW- Admitted Students Weekend

OCI- On-campus Interviews

LSN- lawschoolnumbers.com

XOXO/XO- xoxohth.com

Splitter- An individual whose GPA and LSAT vary greatly, e.g., 173 LSAT; 2.9 GPA.

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Re: LSD Slang
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2008, 11:25:41 AM »
titcr*

*took me roughly 13 weeks to translate

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Re: LSD Slang
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2008, 11:26:26 AM »
LMAO
ITT
TTT

Re: LSD Slang
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2008, 11:27:23 AM »
Hey! *puts boots on* Only one slang word per post!

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Re: LSD Slang
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2008, 11:29:11 AM »
Haha sorry!  There's just so much I was so confused about for a loooong time!

Re: LSD Slang
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2008, 11:29:20 AM »
what do they mean?

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Re: LSD Slang
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2008, 11:30:21 AM »
Good point--- along with your word give an approximate definition for newbies.

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Re: LSD Slang
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2008, 11:31:45 AM »
LMAO = I still have no idea
ITT = in this thread
TTT = don't remember exact definition but basically a TTT school is a really bad one.

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Re: LSD Slang
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2008, 11:31:58 AM »
TITCR- this is the credited response
T4- Tier 4
T4- Top 4
T14- Top 14
T20- Top 20
T25- Top 25
T1- Tier 1 (50-1 rankings)
T2- Tier 2 (100-51 rankings)
T3- Tier 3 on USNWR Rankings
USNWR- US News and World Report (publishes ranking of the ABA 181 law schools)

Re: LSD Slang
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2008, 11:35:23 AM »
yp = yield protection