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The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread

Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3480 on: March 20, 2009, 03:57:38 PM »
Hey all,

Just wanted to drop by and give a thank you to all the posters who've helped me so far.  t L's prediction has been spot on so far, and all the recommendations from many of the posters here have helped me create a quality list of schools.

More info:

WL from 3 schools
Accepted at 7 schools
Waiting on 3 others

Thanks again, everyone!

Please: What are my chances @ these schools
« Reply #3481 on: March 28, 2009, 03:47:44 PM »
3.6, 165

Reaches

Yale
NYU
Columbia
Berkeley
Penn
U of Virginia

Targets
UCLA
USC
Vanderbilt
William and Lee
Boston University
Fordham


Safety

Ohio (Mortiz)
LMU

Ohio is actually one of my top choice, but I can never picture myself living in Ohio, their programs and dual degrees are pretty awesome. Maybe with the right money I might change my mind. Thanks!





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Re: Please: What are my chances @ these schools
« Reply #3482 on: March 28, 2009, 04:13:16 PM »
3.6, 165

Reaches

Yale
NYU
Columbia
Berkeley
Penn
U of Virginia

Targets
UCLA
USC
Vanderbilt
William and Lee
Boston University
Fordham


Safety

Ohio (Mortiz)
LMU

Ohio is actually one of my top choice, but I can never picture myself living in Ohio, their programs and dual degrees are pretty awesome. Maybe with the right money I might change my mind. Thanks!







Not a very good shot at Yale. Excellent chances everywhere else. You should also throw an app into Harvard.

Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3483 on: March 31, 2009, 01:52:12 PM »
Stats:
African American Female
BS, Chemistry (3.3 UGPA)
PhD, Pharmacology from Cornell University
LSAT: 172

Only schools I REALLY want to go to are Harvard, Columbia, NYU and Georgetown. I will also apply to Yale but I know it is a reach. How are my chances for those schools with my PhD on the table, as well?

I'm thinking about health law/policy, intellectual property/patent law.



Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3484 on: March 31, 2009, 01:59:00 PM »
I'm pretty sure it would be a no at Yale, but I think a yes for the others.  Definitely a scholarship at Georgetown (don't expect more than roughly $60K over 3 years).

Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3485 on: March 31, 2009, 02:12:49 PM »
Why and automatic no for Yale? Because of the GPA? and what about money at Columbia and NYU?


and also, what about Penn?

Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3486 on: March 31, 2009, 02:17:25 PM »
Yes, because of the GPA. 

Not sure about how Columbia and NYU would work their money, so I'll defer to another poster.

Very likely to get money at Penn or at the very least, an invitation to apply for one of their big scholarships.  Just my opinion :)

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3487 on: March 31, 2009, 03:15:16 PM »
Stats:
African American Female
BS, Chemistry (3.3 UGPA)
PhD, Pharmacology from Cornell University
LSAT: 172

Only schools I REALLY want to go to are Harvard, Columbia, NYU and Georgetown. I will also apply to Yale but I know it is a reach. How are my chances for those schools with my PhD on the table, as well?

I'm thinking about health law/policy, intellectual property/patent law.




Well wherever you end up at, its an impressive resume right there lol

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Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3488 on: April 01, 2009, 07:33:17 PM »
Stats:
African American Female
BS, Chemistry (3.3 UGPA)
PhD, Pharmacology from Cornell University
LSAT: 172

Only schools I REALLY want to go to are Harvard, Columbia, NYU and Georgetown. I will also apply to Yale but I know it is a reach. How are my chances for those schools with my PhD on the table, as well?

I'm thinking about health law/policy, intellectual property/patent law.


The PhD would certainly help at YLS, so I wouldn't say you're automatically out there.

Re: The Official BLSD "What Are My Chances?/Where Should I Apply?" Thread
« Reply #3489 on: April 05, 2009, 12:45:36 PM »
AA Male
2.9/174
B.S. Chemical Engineering
3 years work experience
What are my chances at T-14?
Should I ED anywhere in particular?

My preferences are Northwestern, Chicago and Columbia.