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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3190 on: October 31, 2008, 12:34:03 AM »
okay, my turn. offering my fate up to the gods of this thread  ;)

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born & raised in the Caribbean (US Citizen)
07 Grad
Solid position in mktg at insurance co.

GPA  3.35 (dismal, i know)  :-[
LSAT 164

Strong PS about overcoming barriers placed on women in my family, diversity statement about growing up in the caribbean, how it influenced my view of the world, blah blah. Active in quite a few student groups.

Any suggestions on where i should apply/aim for? Thanks guys!!!

that was my gpa and I turned out fine  ;)

agree with A., target CCN down, but definitely throw in some apps to HYS
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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3191 on: October 31, 2008, 12:05:25 PM »
Thanks, I was (and still am) a little worried about that GPA, but am still going for a lot of the T14 anyway, so i'm glad to hear other ppl think I have a shot. scully, I snooped and saw that you're gpa was a BROWN gpa, which I think makes it a little better than mine  ;D But i'll be crossing my fingers anyways!

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« Reply #3192 on: November 02, 2008, 08:33:33 PM »
Hello All,
 I am a little worried about the possibility of getting into law school. I took the lsat and i got a disappointing 145.  I have a 3.4 GPA. I am a black female. Does anyone have any suggestions of schools I should apply to?? Thanks

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3193 on: November 06, 2008, 09:11:22 PM »
Hi guys,

I'm new to the application process. I have been reading some of the threads and I have a question.
Do schools really add 10 points to your LSAT if you are an URM?
What about the GPA?

Thanks

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3194 on: November 06, 2008, 09:23:58 PM »
This question is inane.  Make A's, study your ass off for the LSAT, and come back when you know your scores. 

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3195 on: November 06, 2008, 10:16:44 PM »
This question is inane.  Make A's, study your ass off for the LSAT, and come back when you know your scores. 

A,

Sorry here are my stats: 158, 3.15 LSDAS UGPA, 3.57 gpa, African American, nice upward trend in last 2 years.

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3196 on: November 06, 2008, 11:12:12 PM »
You should be good for 15-25.  Throw some apps at the lower t14 too.  There is no magical rule for URM admissions.

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3197 on: November 07, 2008, 11:11:29 PM »
Hello everyone. This is my first post. I've  looked at medians and 25th/75th percentiles to get a pretty good idea where I'm competitive. However, I am having trouble determining where I can realistically expect a full tuition scholarship. ( A stipend would be great too).

My info:
3.5 GPA, 164 LSAT
Excellent Resume (legal internship, several other internships, part time W/E through college, extensive nonprofit work)
Okay recommendations
International student (so federal loans are not an option)
Black/ URM

So where could I get a good scholarship? Thanks for taking the time to answer :D

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3198 on: November 07, 2008, 11:24:01 PM »
You should get money at UVA down.  Not sure where full tuition would kick in.

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3199 on: November 08, 2008, 09:22:57 AM »
Hello everyone. This is my first post. I've  looked at medians and 25th/75th percentiles to get a pretty good idea where I'm competitive. However, I am having trouble determining where I can realistically expect a full tuition scholarship. ( A stipend would be great too).

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