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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3200 on: November 08, 2008, 06:31:58 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).

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3201 on: November 10, 2008, 10:59:02 PM »
What are my chances?

 I got a 158 on my LSAT (I was doin 163 on practice) 3.3 GPA (3.5 in my Politics Major). Haitian-American male. I have a pituitary tumor and ADHD and I was economically disadvantaged growing up with a single-mother. I went straight from undergrad at NYU to grad school for Public Service. I've interned for powerful Congressman and I've filmed a documentary in South Africa and I've been working since Freshman year. I'm a RA too. Where can I go? I would take the LSAT again but I can't afford it or a class either. I'm aiming high but trying to be somewhat realistic. I plan to send in my application in the month of November.

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3202 on: November 10, 2008, 11:03:23 PM »
Hm apply to MVP down (and up, if you can afford it), but target 15-20.

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3203 on: November 13, 2008, 01:42:51 PM »
In at UT Austin via call from Ingram. Will I receive, if any, scholarship info in the formal acceptance package?

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3204 on: November 13, 2008, 03:46:43 PM »
Dean Ingram should have told you about scholarship info during her call.  From what she's said to others, that information follows in about a week or two via mail.
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3.2 UGPA/160 LSAT URM(black male). MBA from top 10 school (10+years work exp)
« Reply #3205 on: November 16, 2008, 09:20:13 PM »
3.2 UGPA/160 LSAT URM(black male). MBA from top 10 school (10+years work exp)

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Re: 3.2 UGPA/160 LSAT URM(black male). MBA from top 10 school (10+years work exp
« Reply #3206 on: November 16, 2008, 09:53:37 PM »
Hey!  I'm not sure whether you just meant your post to be an introduction or if you asking what are your chances given your numbers?  If the latter, there is a thread for that on this board.  My initial thought would be to encourage you to concentrate on 15-30 but throw in some T14 too (esp. Northwestern).
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Re: 3.2 UGPA/160 LSAT URM(black male). MBA from top 10 school (10+years work exp
« Reply #3207 on: November 16, 2008, 10:07:50 PM »
My  attempt at brevity looks to have caused confusion; but, yes I was asking chances of acceptance.  Thanks for the response. What LSAT would I need to move the prospects to Top 5? Why especially Northwestern?

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Re: 3.2 UGPA/160 LSAT URM(black male). MBA from top 10 school (10+years work exp)
« Reply #3208 on: November 16, 2008, 10:37:47 PM »
Northwestern values work experience.  T5 probably isn't happening with a 3.2/160.  You'll likely need at least a 164 to have a decent shot at CCN.  168 or so for YHS.

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Re: 3.2 UGPA/160 LSAT URM(black male). MBA from top 10 school (10+years work exp
« Reply #3209 on: November 16, 2008, 10:40:53 PM »
Thanks. I'm sitting for the December exam.