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LSATFailure2011

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Why is Drexel Law so selective?
« on: May 24, 2011, 03:44:57 PM »
I can't imagine how this school attracts LSAT scores in the range 156-162....

It is a T4 school

The Law School itself is only about five years old

Saturated Legal Market

I'm just surprised people would go there without serious scholarship offers.

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Re: Why is Drexel Law so selective?
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2011, 07:47:35 PM »
It is provissionally approved and not fully accreddited so I don't think it even has a ranking. http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/law-rankings/page+8 . Yea it doesn't all the schools that say unranked are provisionally approved schools. A school like Drexel or UC Irvine assures applicants that they will be highly ranked if and when they receieve full accreditation, but of course the rankings are impossible to predict because the formula makes no sense.

It also looks like they are offering substantial scholarship money to applicants within the 156-162 range. http://drexel.lawschoolnumbers.com/applicants . All this is given in hopes that their rankings will improve based on LSAT scores and GPA, which are objective measureable factors that make up only 22.5% of a schools ranking. http://www.usnews.com/education/best-graduate-schools/articles/2011/03/14/law-school-rankings-methodology-2012


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Re: Why is Drexel Law so selective?
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2011, 08:39:58 PM »
I'm applying so late in the cycle... You think this could work in my favor?


Maybe they need some people to pay sticker in order to fill the class?

Right now I'm leaning towards University of Dayton