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lunchmmm

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Good stats, lacking work experience?
« on: November 01, 2010, 08:59:44 PM »
I recently took the LSAT, got a 170.
I graduated from UCLA last year with a 3.92 GPA with a B.A Economics and minor in Chinese.
Only problem is that I don't have any internships and I only worked my sophomore year.
Does anyone have an idea of how that will work out or if there are any schools that emphasizes more on the GPA and LSAT?

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Re: Good stats, lacking work experience?
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2010, 12:51:39 AM »
Schools care almost exclusively about the LSAT/GPA. The "soft" factors mean very very little and go to lawschoolnumbers.com and you will see how true that is. It is a pretty helpful site to see what schools your numbers can get you into and also how much scholarship money you can get. The only thing to be concerned about if you do not have any internships is that you may not like working as a lawyer. It might be wise to get some experience before going to law school, but it will have almost no effect to an admissions committee.

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Re: Good stats, lacking work experience?
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2010, 09:42:43 PM »
work experience is totally irrelevant to law school admission. Now biz school is a different story.
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