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crewdave

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177, 3.58 safety?
« on: January 06, 2004, 08:16:12 PM »
Hey all,
I was wondering what kind of safety schools i should be looking at.  I have mainly applied in the top 20 with hopes of getting into NYU.  I dont really have a geographical preference other than being in a realtively big city.  Ive applied to:
Yale
Harvard
Stanford
NYU
Columbia
Michigan
Chicago
Berkeley
UCLA
USC
UPenn
Cornell
Fordham

I was wondering whether anyone had suggestions for applying to a safety school or two.  Of course my budget is limited...Thanks in advance!

kattiewitch

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Re: 177, 3.58 safety?
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2004, 08:27:57 PM »
Northwestern?

nete

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Re: 177, 3.58 safety?
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2004, 12:28:56 AM »
Northwestern actually may NOT be a safety because the admin prefers people with work experience (of course, being in the GPA range and well above the LSAT range will only be beneficial).  Yet, as NU is not entirely numbers driven (the dean published a letter regarding preference for work experience), it may not be as much as safety as one would think.

For your numbers, Fordham really is a fine safety school.  Perhaps you would like to consider GW, but USC ought to be a safety with those numbers.  It's not like Boalt (Berkeley) which greatly prefers in-state students (unless you happen to be from Cali).

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Re: 177, 3.58 safety?
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2004, 01:53:14 AM »
Good stuff CrewDave. Maybe Yale as a safety school?

JUST KIDDING! At least you guys my nerdy law school jokes!

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Re: 177, 3.58 safety?
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2004, 08:52:02 PM »
I got into Chicago with a 3.55, 174, 4 yrs. WE., ED.

I'm sure you'll be fine!

177, Wow!