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Re: My chances? Black Male, 3.1 UGPA; 161 LSAT
« Reply #3390 on: January 03, 2009, 01:58:57 PM »
The proper place for this is the chances thread...

But you should get into some of the mid-to-lower t14.  Target those, reach to CCN, and apply to some of the lower t20 as safeties.

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Re: My chances? Black Male, 3.1 UGPA; 161 LSAT
« Reply #3391 on: January 03, 2009, 02:10:05 PM »
Probably not.  That's why I said "reach."

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3392 on: January 03, 2009, 07:10:25 PM »
Advice needed.

My current transcript has me listed at 3.56, but my GPA went up this semester to 3.58.  I submitted most of my applications today, but I still need to send my report.  Should I send the report in now, or should I have my new report sent in before sending in my reports?

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3393 on: January 03, 2009, 09:36:02 PM »
Send it in now, then update.  .02 won't make much of a difference, if any.

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3394 on: January 03, 2009, 11:07:45 PM »
Send it in now, then update.  .02 won't make much of a difference, if any.

Sorry for my ignorance, but how do I go about updating?  If I send in my law report, they send in my transcript.  Do I just send in my transcript to each school individually?

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3395 on: January 03, 2009, 11:13:20 PM »
I think they automatically send the school an update, but it's been some years since I investigated this.

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3396 on: January 04, 2009, 11:31:44 AM »
I am a Native American (Blackfoot tribe). I have a 162 and a 167 LSAT score. I have a 3.17 GPA. I have a strong upward trend in my grades. I taught abroad on a volunteer-basis for a year. I worked as a paralegal for 3 months before getting laid off. I am now just taking time to apply to law school.

My diversity statement is on socioeconomic adversity and my personal statement is about my experience teaching abroad.

Thank you to everyone for their help.

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3397 on: January 04, 2009, 11:46:28 AM »
You should get into a t14, but I'm not knowledgeable enough about Native American admissions trends to be any more specific than that.

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3398 on: January 04, 2009, 12:00:06 PM »
I am a Native American (Blackfoot tribe). I have a 162 and a 167 LSAT score. I have a 3.17 GPA. I have a strong upward trend in my grades. I taught abroad on a volunteer-basis for a year. I worked as a paralegal for 3 months before getting laid off. I am now just taking time to apply to law school.

My diversity statement is on socioeconomic adversity and my personal statement is about my experience teaching abroad.

Thank you to everyone for their help.

Make sure to shoot an application to UM.

Why UM in particular?

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3399 on: January 06, 2009, 12:21:48 AM »
If a school offers you a CRS based fee waiver, does that indicate higher chance of acceptance? Just curious
you're wrong. Also, your avatar and your name don't make any sense. Step your game up, son.