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OasisFan

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Chances at SMU/Houston/Tulane
« on: March 07, 2009, 01:47:15 PM »
My top 3 in that order

3.66 (3.8 Degree) 159 LSAT (Texas Resident) and Non-URM

I applied FT and PT at SMU, FT at UH, and FT at Tulane.

I'd appreciate your input


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Re: Chances at SMU/Houston/Tulane
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2009, 03:51:46 PM »
Houston - In

SMU - Probably good

Tulane - Probably good
I'mma stay bumpin' till I bump my head on my tomb.

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Re: Chances at SMU/Houston/Tulane
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2009, 06:32:32 PM »
Let's hope so...

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Re: Chances at SMU/Houston/Tulane
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2009, 09:27:25 PM »
I'd have to disagree with the above posters.

Assuming your a fairly ordinary applicant, I project a rejection at Houston.

Of the three, I believe your chances at Tulane are best.

I don't think you're a lock for any of them, but you might get lucky.  Apply to safeties.

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Re: Chances at SMU/Houston/Tulane
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2009, 10:06:09 PM »
SMU FT -- reject (their median LSAT is like a 164 now)
SMU PT -- accept
Houston -- accept
Tulane -- accept

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Re: Chances at SMU/Houston/Tulane
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2009, 05:46:57 PM »
I've seen people with lower numbers getting into SMU FT, but they may be URM. I don't know. I would think that it might be difficult, but you still have a shot.

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Re: Chances at SMU/Houston/Tulane
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2009, 07:40:34 PM »
How long ago did you send in the applications? I also applied to Houston(pt) and SMU with similar numbers. I'm not a Texas resident (not sure if that is a disadvantage. I applied in February though, hope that doesn't hurt my chances.

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Re: Chances at SMU/Houston/Tulane
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2009, 09:10:58 PM »
How long ago did you send in the applications? I also applied to Houston(pt) and SMU with similar numbers. I'm not a Texas resident (not sure if that is a disadvantage. I applied in February though, hope that doesn't hurt my chances.

I applied in mid/late october...got "held for further review" at SMU, and then my status said "Hold" at U of H so I told them to just hold my application anyways until I took the February LSAT and then I got a higher score and am waiting to hear back from them.

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Re: Chances at SMU/Houston/Tulane
« Reply #8 on: March 10, 2009, 01:13:04 PM »
Not being a TX resident is a disadvantage at Houston, because it is a public school. I'm pretty sure the 65% rule applies to all of them, but I only have first-hand knowledge of UT. That rule means that 65% of admitted students must be TX residents. I don't think residency has much effect at SMU.