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3.08 GPA 164 LSAT; What would be your reach schools?
« on: October 16, 2009, 11:38:53 PM »
A little bit about me: I am 26 yrs old,  I've been out of school since 2005 and I work at a top NYC law firm as a legal assistant doing mainly financial and corporate transactions.  On the subject line you will find my numbers.  I'm trying to figure out which schools to reach at.  According to LSAC, I have about a 5% shot at UT - Austin, Northwestern, and Michigan but I feel that's too high.  So, my question is this: What would be your reach schools?

Just so you know, I'm thinking of taking a year to go to China and teach English and then come back and join the Marines PLC-Law program before school.

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Re: 3.08 GPA 164 LSAT; What would be your reach schools?
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2009, 11:47:59 PM »
What would be your reach schools?

Any school with a 163 or 164 LSAT median.  A school with 165 LSAT median = super reach.

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Re: 3.08 GPA 164 LSAT; What would be your reach schools?
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2009, 01:50:42 AM »
Thanks VAP.  The information is much appreciated.

I think i'm going to apply to the following schools:

Hail Mary: Michigan, UT - Austin, Wash U (MO)
Reach: UC - Hastings and/or Davis
Good chance: U Conn, Brooklyn Law School
Safety: St. Johns

Does anyone think I should add any schools?

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Re: 3.08 GPA 164 LSAT; What would be your reach schools?
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2009, 09:25:31 AM »
I would take one or two out of the hail mary category and add them to the lower categories.

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Re: 3.08 GPA 164 LSAT; What would be your reach schools?
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2010, 06:18:32 PM »
Have you checked out either University of Miami or University of Florida?

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Re: 3.08 GPA 164 LSAT; What would be your reach schools?
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2010, 07:53:03 PM »
are you a former marine? if so, that'd probably be a bonus.

u probably have no shot at michigan and ut.
wash u is a good reach school. maybe william and mary, washington and lee, fordham, iowa, illinois, and emory as other reaches.
wake forest, tulane, american, arizona, cardozo, wisconsin would be targets/ reaches.
Case Western, Loyola L.A., FSU might be more good targets.
I wouldn't apply to all these but I couldn't really get any sense of where in the country you want to be from your post.