Law School Discussion

Where should I go?

Where should I go?
« on: March 05, 2011, 07:15:41 PM »
I decided two months ago to take the LSAT, just got my score back.

I got a 168, and my undergrad GPA was 3.41. I've been working at a non-profit humanitarian aid organization for the past 1 1/2 years.

Do I have a shot at getting into a good school? Should I abandon the idea of going to law school given the economy?

Thanks for any advice..

Re: Where should I go?
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2011, 12:47:02 PM »
What do you mean by good law school?  Top 15?  Top 50? Top 100?

1 Do you have a tendency to get depressed?
2 Do you stress out easily?
3 Will you need to borrow money to fund your education?
4 Are you an idealistic and moralistic individual?
5 Do you value friends and family?
6 Do you intend to start your life anytime soon? (i.e. marriage, kids, etc.)

If you answered yes to any of those questions, law school isn't the place for you.

Re: Where should I go?
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2011, 12:53:36 PM »
Consider reading this article: Should I Become a Lawyer

I am sure you could be admitted to a law school that meets your needs, if you want to be a lawyer. 

Re: Where should I go?
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2011, 06:34:36 PM »
Yes and yes.
HLS 2010