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3.3/170
« on: October 28, 2008, 05:30:36 PM »
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Re: 3.3/170
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2008, 05:32:20 PM »
I would say so, with the 170 you should be competitive at a lot of places. Good luck!

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Re: 3.3/170
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2008, 07:50:54 PM »
You're on the bubble with Cornell, but GULC seems desperate for 170s.  Then again, this cycle might be more competitive than previous ones.

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Re: 3.3/170
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2008, 07:51:44 PM »
Why not Georgetown full-time?  GPA is so much less important than LSAT at most schools.  GULC is known for favoring high-LSAT splitters.  Cornell tends to be a bit more holistic.  If you have reasons for your 3.3, you should address them.  Either way, a 170 should get you into either.  

Why not try Duke and Northwestern as well?  
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Re: 3.3/170
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2008, 08:57:04 PM »
Do you have work experience?  I would guess that solid WE and those numbers would be a decent shot at Northwestern (not worth applying without).

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Re: 3.3/170
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2008, 09:01:21 PM »
Obviously noone can predict with certainty where he or she will be accepted.  You can see LSN for yourself, so why even solicit our advice?  We're pretty much all using the same databases to get our information.  You can make as good a prediction as any one of us.

The admissions process is something of a black box.  Even knowing the decisions does not necessarily provide a glimpse into the reasoning of the adcom officers. 

All we can say is what you could see for yourself.  You have a good chance (greater than 50%) of getting accepted at the schools you inquire about.
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Re: 3.3/170
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2008, 02:41:35 AM »
a friend of mine got into GULC full-time last cycle with roughly your GPA/LSAT.  I believe it was a 3.31/169-171.  Although it did take until May for him to receive his acceptance.  But the possibility is there.

On the other hand, I am not sure how much his soft factors influenced the decision as he did do AIDS research for the CDC in Beijing for at least 5-6 months before his application was sent.

Either way, good luck with your cycle.

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Re: 3.3/170
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2008, 03:55:14 AM »
You have decent chances. I'm a 171/3 and I feel I have decent chances. We won't tell you in or out because we don't know. Lots of people with your numbers were waitlisted, lots were accepted. We can't tell you anything else. We don't make predictions because we can't predict the future.

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Re: 3.3/170
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2008, 08:07:41 AM »
The fact that you are not aware that Cornell does not have an ED option (there is only a non-binding EA option), shows that you have not done your homework.  If you want to apply EA at Cornell, you have to get your app in by Saturday, November 1st. 

If you really want to go to GULC, you should apply ED.  I don't think it is necessary.
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Re: 3.3/170
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2008, 12:43:11 PM »
The bottom line is a 170 will get you into almost any of the top 15 schools regardless of your GPA