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160 + 3.5 at Yale = WHAT LAW SCHOOLS?

Re: 160 + 3.5 at Yale = WHAT LAW SCHOOLS?
« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2008, 08:49:59 PM »
This time around I will be studying from late June until the October test date.

I will still be working so my daily study hours will be relatively low but over time I think I can make some magic happen.

Re: 160 + 3.5 at Yale = WHAT LAW SCHOOLS?
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2008, 09:41:59 PM »
I suppose there are other threads on this board I will review.


But what is the general consensus on self-taught LSAT prep books?

Powerscore?

Re: 160 + 3.5 at Yale = WHAT LAW SCHOOLS?
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2008, 09:42:47 PM »
Oh, wow.  There's a lot of room for improvement.  If you had the intelligence to matriculate at Yale for undergraduate and earn a 3.5, you definitely have 170 potential.

No.

Re: 160 + 3.5 at Yale = WHAT LAW SCHOOLS?
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2008, 09:44:52 PM »
You're speaking to the wrong guy.  Sorry.

lmao.  a gem.

Re: 160 + 3.5 at Yale = WHAT LAW SCHOOLS?
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2008, 09:52:30 PM »
Two useful indicators will be his SAT score and diagnostic LSAT score.  The average Yale undergrad probably gets like a 163 or something, so being from Yale hardly guarantees a 170.

Re: 160 + 3.5 at Yale = WHAT LAW SCHOOLS?
« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2008, 10:09:33 PM »
Oh, wow.  There's a lot of room for improvement.  If you had the intelligence to matriculate at Yale for undergraduate and earn a 3.5, you definitely have 170 potential.

No.

What do you mean, no?

I mean that a 3.5 at Yale does not guarantee 170+ potential.

Re: 160 + 3.5 at Yale = WHAT LAW SCHOOLS?
« Reply #16 on: April 30, 2008, 10:15:51 PM »
Guys,

I appreciate the discussion, it's very compelling.

[Aside: my Yale history degree has gotten me entry into a lucrative financial sector job, but it's just not a good fit for my skill set.  Not intellectually rewarding enough]

SO, I am going to retake the LSAT.

But for NOW:

What would be the 5 best northeastern/Mid-atlantic schools I could get in to?


Re: 160 + 3.5 at Yale = WHAT LAW SCHOOLS?
« Reply #17 on: April 30, 2008, 10:19:47 PM »
UMass?  They don't have a law school.

Which is BLS?


Re: 160 + 3.5 at Yale = WHAT LAW SCHOOLS?
« Reply #18 on: April 30, 2008, 10:20:33 PM »
What would be a top 10 national list for me?

Re: 160 + 3.5 at Yale = WHAT LAW SCHOOLS?
« Reply #19 on: April 30, 2008, 10:22:59 PM »
HA!

I would take those any day.  But I need 170+ to give them a shot.