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Re: How much do they take engineering into UGPA??
« Reply #30 on: July 23, 2005, 03:51:15 PM »
They they take it into account much less so than they advertise. They're held hostage to the numbers game.

This is true.  The US News formula just takes student GPA into account, not major.  Most schools would rather be ranked higher than have a slightly better student body.

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Re: How much do they take engineering into UGPA??
« Reply #31 on: July 23, 2005, 11:52:11 PM »
I see what you're saying.  If in doubt include something I guess.  But even in a minute you know what they are looking at:  your LSAT, GPA, undergrad institution and major.  If they say different they are full of it. 

I think in the minute they look at:

1. LSAT
2. GPA
3. URM?
4. maybe major/undergrad...

Gabe,

Been a little while since we crossed paths.  You sure the order isn't:

1.  Relatives who have donated large sums
2.  URM
3.  LSAT
4.  GPA

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Re: How much do they take engineering into UGPA??
« Reply #32 on: July 24, 2005, 09:35:24 AM »
I see what you're saying.  If in doubt include something I guess.  But even in a minute you know what they are looking at:  your LSAT, GPA, undergrad institution and major.  If they say different they are full of it. 

I think in the minute they look at:

1. LSAT
2. GPA
3. URM?
4. maybe major/undergrad...

Gabe,

Been a little while since we crossed paths.  You sure the order isn't:

1.  Relatives who have donated large sums
2.  URM
3.  LSAT
4.  GPA


close but I think the complete list is:

1.  Relatives who have donated large sums
2.  URM
3.  LSAT
4.  GPA
5.  WE
6.  ECs
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34. maiden name
35. size of printer paper
36. margins used
37. font
38. undergrad institution
39. major

you starting school next month? I stayed with the USPTO
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Re: How much do they take engineering into UGPA??
« Reply #33 on: July 24, 2005, 10:14:50 AM »

close but I think the complete list is:

1.  Relatives who have donated large sums
2.  URM
3.  LSAT
4.  GPA
5.  WE
6.  ECs
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34. maiden name
35. size of printer paper
36. margins used
37. font
38. undergrad institution
39. major

you starting school next month? I stayed with the USPTO

For those us of out of school 5 or more years, I think  4 and 5 may be swapped.

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Re: How much do they take engineering into UGPA??
« Reply #34 on: July 24, 2005, 09:39:09 PM »
you starting school next month? I stayed with the USPTO

Yes, I still have that temporary insanity thing going that makes me want to go to law school and give up coming home, sitting in the Barcalounger and letting the cable TV wash over me.

geez, Burgh, Gabeo, me - all the engineering geeks are coming out.

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Re: How much do they take engineering into UGPA??
« Reply #35 on: July 24, 2005, 10:26:41 PM »
gotta show face you know? it's an engineering thread, this guy still thinks (as I did once) "hey I am engineer, I must get a boost cause this major is so hard..."

if you go into patent law you'll get the boost when it really matters, come hiring time...
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Re: How much do they take engineering into UGPA??
« Reply #36 on: July 24, 2005, 10:27:14 PM »
I figure after a year in the real job I will definetly be insane enough for LS
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Re: How much do they take engineering into UGPA??
« Reply #37 on: July 25, 2005, 01:09:57 PM »
I figure after a year in the real job I will definetly be insane enough for LS

For me it averages about 2.5 years before I go crazy and start looking.  This last time instead of changing companies, I decided to go back to school - looks like the insanity is getting worse.

I noticed the retake on your LSAT - nice job!

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Re: How much do they take engineering into UGPA??
« Reply #38 on: July 25, 2005, 01:55:18 PM »
gotta show face you know? it's an engineering thread, this guy still thinks (as I did once) "hey I am engineer, I must get a boost cause this major is so hard..."

if you go into patent law you'll get the boost when it really matters, come hiring time...

I wasn't assuming, just looking at law school as an option and was curious. I must say that it does make sense to think that way seeing as i could have done Finance like my roommate and had a 3.8+ with much less effort and a lot of spare time.

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Re: How much do they take engineering into UGPA??
« Reply #39 on: July 25, 2005, 09:02:40 PM »
I figure after a year in the real job I will definetly be insane enough for LS

For me it averages about 2.5 years before I go crazy and start looking.  This last time instead of changing companies, I decided to go back to school - looks like the insanity is getting worse.

I noticed the retake on your LSAT - nice job!

thanks. I graduated end of april, so a retake of TM and nothing to do resulted in a lot of practice.

first day today, god the government goes through alot of b.s.
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