First off, I know that most admissions decisions are based off of UG GPA, and LSAT. That being said, I recently found out I got a international fellowship (the most prestigious one in my field). I plan on taking a year off anyway, so I wanted to know how much this improve may improve my chances, if any at all...
I was a engineering major, with a 3.2, 4.0 in my masters program at a Ivy, and the fellowship will be at Harvard Medical School and another international research institute in Asia before I apply for the 2013 cycle. Hopefully, I can do well on the LSAT, but if the fellowship doesn't help, might work instead to pay off some debt.
Also, if I'm planning to apply for a JD/MS (Electrical Engineering) program, would the research experience (during graduate school and during my fellowship) work towards my favor for admissions?