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Re: My LSAT horror story
« on: May 26, 2004, 11:01:57 AM »
I took the lsat last Feb. and got a 139.  I started feeling a bit cynical, especially seeing how I dumped $1,000 into Kaplan so I decided what the hell, why not...I applied to Harvard as a practical joke to my friends (and to say I applied there) and f-in' believe it or not, I got in!  I don't know how, exactly, but I did...

Perhaps it has to do w/ my work experience and gpa?

Let that be a lesson to my fellow, poor lsat takers.

Ryan, Harvard class of 2007

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Re: My LSAT horror story
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2004, 11:02:14 AM »
I took the lsat last Feb. and got a 139.  I started feeling a bit cynical, especially seeing how I dumped $1,000 into Kaplan so I decided what the hell, why not...I applied to Harvard as a practical joke to my friends (and to say I applied there) and f-in' believe it or not, I got in!  I don't know how, exactly, but I did...

Perhaps it has to do w/ my work experience and gpa?

Let that be a lesson to my fellow, poor lsat takers.

Ryan, Harvard class of 2007

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Re: My LSAT horror story
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2004, 11:02:27 AM »
I took the lsat last Feb. and got a 139.  I started feeling a bit cynical, especially seeing how I dumped $1,000 into Kaplan so I decided what the hell, why not...I applied to Harvard as a practical joke to my friends (and to say I applied there) and f-in' believe it or not, I got in!  I don't know how, exactly, but I did...

Perhaps it has to do w/ my work experience and gpa?

Let that be a lesson to my fellow, poor lsat takers.

Ryan, Harvard class of 2007

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Re: My LSAT horror story
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2004, 11:02:42 AM »
I took the lsat last Feb. and got a 139.  I started feeling a bit cynical, especially seeing how I dumped $1,000 into Kaplan so I decided what the hell, why not...I applied to Harvard as a practical joke to my friends (and to say I applied there) and f-in' believe it or not, I got in!  I don't know how, exactly, but I did...

Perhaps it has to do w/ my work experience and gpa?

Let that be a lesson to my fellow, poor lsat takers.

Ryan, Harvard class of 2007

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Re: My LSAT horror story
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2004, 11:03:14 AM »
WTF?  Are you kidding me? what was your UGrad GPA? what UGRAD school you go to, what type of ECs/WE?

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« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2004, 11:18:28 AM »
I applied to Harvard as a practical joke to my friends (and to say I applied there) and f-in' believe it or not, I got in!  I don't know how, exactly, but I did...

No, you didn't.

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Re: My LSAT horror story
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2004, 10:05:16 PM »
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« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2004, 10:17:33 PM »
Anyway, i spent the night in the ER with him, he had 2 catscans which showed he had a stroke. I took the LSAT the next day and bombed it. It was awesome.

  Damn that is a horror story...  makes my LSAT experience look like a cakewalk....

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Re: My LSAT horror story
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2007, 01:06:57 AM »
Guys, before you put him down it is possible.  Our current president, Bush got arround the same LSAT score as Ryan, but decided to go on to grad school at Harvard with a even lower precentile score on the GRE.  In some cases, personal experience and work history has a lot to do with it at Harvard.  If you look, they do not list a chart with whom they accept like GPA score and LSAT scores because Harbard believes there is more to a person than a GPA or LSAT score.  Harvard states that on the LSAC website.  I respect Harvard for that.  I would guess that most of Harvard's applicants have a perfect range of 173 to 180 with a perfect 4.0 GPA.  If a person had no former education, created one of the biggest coporations in the world, and won two nobel peace prizes, would it be acceptable to let them into Harvard Law with a 139 LSAT score?  I would be curious to see how well Ryan did at Harvard Law.  If he was in the top 25% of his class, that would say a lot about Harvard's academic process and prestiege.  I have attended Harvard's summer classes and one academic semester.  My name is Vincent Brown if anyone would like to check.  I had tougher classes at a comunity college than I ever did at Harvard.  Good luck Ryan and all of the best to you!

Vincent   

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Re: My LSAT horror story
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2007, 01:16:52 AM »
Guys, before you put him down it is possible.  Our current president, Bush got arround the same LSAT score as Ryan, but decided to go on to grad school at Harvard with a even lower precentile score on the GRE.  In some cases, personal experience and work history has a lot to do with it at Harvard.  If you look, they do not list a chart with whom they accept like GPA score and LSAT scores because Harbard believes there is more to a person than a GPA or LSAT score.  Harvard states that on the LSAC website.  I respect Harvard for that.  I would guess that most of Harvard's applicants have a perfect range of 173 to 180 with a perfect 4.0 GPA.  If a person had no former education, created one of the biggest coporations in the world, and won two nobel peace prizes, would it be acceptable to let them into Harvard Law with a 139 LSAT score?  I would be curious to see how well Ryan did at Harvard Law.  If he was in the top 25% of his class, that would say a lot about Harvard's academic process and prestiege.  I have attended Harvard's summer classes and one academic semester.  My name is Vincent Brown if anyone would like to check.  I had tougher classes at a comunity college than I ever did at Harvard.  Good luck Ryan and all of the best to you!

Vincent   

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