A legal employer could give a flying rat's you-know-what about what someone got on the LSAT. And yes, while ivy/ivy is nice, ivy UG with a JD from a d**mned good school followed by something like magna cum laude or Order of the Coif or Editor in Chief is a lot nicer.
"In fact, sharing grades will help others give him a realistic opinion, and let other people gauge their own chances, comparitively."Dear, Andi, et al., Give me a break. Lets be honest about what this little exercise is. Its a way for people to fish for compliments and reassurances about their abilities. Do you have a shot? Yeah, you do. But you already knew that when you earned over a 3.8 GPA. And were you really not going to apply to Duke because some schmuck on this discussion forum knew a buddy who's ex-girlfriend's old roommate didn't get in and she had a 3.9 as a 1L. Apply. See what happens. Then leave and join the elite of the world. Maybe you all can gather around and talk about who was high school validictorian.
I wish people didn't get this upset or worked-up over grades, *sigh*.