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3.08 GPA/145 LSAT

zacharyl20

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3.08 GPA/145 LSAT
« on: July 22, 2008, 01:50:01 PM »
Hello all: Based on my GPA/LSAT score where do I have a legitimate chance of being admitted. Just to give some background info about me. I am an African American male who once lived in a homeless shelter and grew up poor. Thanks for any assistance you can provide me.

Re: 3.08 GPA/145 LSAT
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2008, 02:01:43 PM »
Hello all: Based on my GPA/LSAT score where do I have a legitimate chance of being admitted. Just to give some background info about me. I am an African American male who once lived in a homeless shelter and grew up poor. Thanks for any assistance you can provide me.

You're background and stats look tailor-made for the NCCU School of Law.  #1 rated "best value in legal education" by National Jurist and Prelaw Magazine ;D

You'll need to show demonstrable interest in community service to get in with your #'s, but they love "pull yourself up by your bootstrap" stories.

Might want to rethink the Hummer though.  The median starting salary for NCCU grads (the 80% who actually got jobs 9 months post grad) is only about 55K a year

good luck

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Re: 3.08 GPA/145 LSAT
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2008, 02:14:27 PM »
Wow!! 55K is not much at all. I am making 70k (not including bonus) in my present job. If that is the case, then I don't think law school is worthed.

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Re: 3.08 GPA/145 LSAT
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2008, 02:25:29 PM »
This is the best thread of all time.

Re: 3.08 GPA/145 LSAT
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2008, 02:31:31 PM »
Do I smell a flame here?...

That's the median.  The highest of 2006 was 110K, but I don't think one should go to Law School for the money anyway, and especially not to a non-tier 1 with a history of placement in public-government-small firm employment

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Re: 3.08 GPA/145 LSAT
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2008, 02:58:15 PM »
What makes you think that this is a flame?

Re: 3.08 GPA/145 LSAT
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2008, 08:30:27 PM »
This is the best thread of all time.

WORD.

Re: 3.08 GPA/145 LSAT
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2008, 09:51:37 PM »
what the heck is a flame?

Re: 3.08 GPA/145 LSAT
« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2008, 07:26:40 AM »
What makes you think that this is a flame?

Oh come on...

sorry if you're not one, but you gotta admit, it meets the criteria

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Re: 3.08 GPA/145 LSAT
« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2008, 08:23:49 AM »
This is the best thread of all time.

WORD.

OP: What are my chances?
LSD: Good at this T4, although you'll prob make X
OP: Forget law school

Bonus points for "worthed"