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alkasd

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Chances for foreigners???
« on: September 29, 2009, 05:26:06 PM »
Hi everyone!
I am an immigrant from Russia (have a Green card), graduated from Russian college with the major in linguistics,
 just took september LSAT, my concern is for internationals they don't count GPAs and that really sucks cause I have only As in my diploma, LSAC did evaluation and all they mentioned there is that I graduaded with honours, I wonder how that gonna affect my admission chances? I'm looking into 160-162 on my LSAT?
Do you think they take into consideration that for a person whose native language is not English to get even 160 is an achievement?
Thanks a lot for your time

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Re: Chances for foreigners???
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2009, 01:41:17 AM »
Hi everyone!
I am an immigrant from Russia (have a Green card), graduated from Russian college with the major in linguistics,
 just took september LSAT, my concern is for internationals they don't count GPAs and that really sucks cause I have only As in my diploma, LSAC did evaluation and all they mentioned there is that I graduaded with honours, I wonder how that gonna affect my admission chances? I'm looking into 160-162 on my LSAT?
Do you think they take into consideration that for a person whose native language is not English to get even 160 is an achievement?
Thanks a lot for your time

I would say call the schools you are interested in (all of them, because answers may be different) and speak to an admissions counselor and ask them this question.

Good luck!

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Re: Chances for foreigners???
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2010, 11:08:09 PM »
You have some wrong info. I am a foreigner from Ukraine, and I am also on green card, and schools did take grades into account, why wouldn't they? LSAC did evaluation, and schools accepted it. True, I had some issues with their evaluation, as they used 5 grade system, instead of 4 (since we don't get grade 1 :) But they re-evaluated it and calculated my GPA.