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Re: Oh. My. Lord - low LSAT average for college
« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2006, 10:56:40 AM »
It shows up on the "ACADEMIC SUMMARY" section of LSAC after you've sent your transcripts in.

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Re: Oh. My. Lord - low LSAT average for college
« Reply #11 on: March 07, 2006, 02:44:05 PM »
This worries me. The median LSAT at the my university's law school is 147 and the GPA 3.50. Sure there's a language barrier and everything but I have no clue how adcomms are going to interpret the whole deal.

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Re: Oh. My. Lord - low LSAT average for college
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2006, 07:32:21 PM »
This worries me. The median LSAT at the my university's law school is 147 and the GPA 3.50. Sure there's a language barrier and everything but I have no clue how adcomms are going to interpret the whole deal.

I wouldn't worry about it too much.  I can't recall my school's exact numbers (and to lazy to login to LSAC) but my university had stats similar to yours (I think the LSAT was like 149 and G.P.A like 3.4-something).  It hasn't seemed to hurt me too much  ;) .
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Re: Oh. My. Lord - low LSAT average for college
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2006, 07:40:59 PM »
don't worry too much. my lsat college mean wasn't all that high with 3. something gpa mean. I got into several good schools.

nonetheless, someone I know of who graduated from ivy with my gpa and one pt. lower lsat score hadmore success than I did.

so yeah, I am sure the college you went to matters, but not by thaaaaat much.

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Re: Oh. My. Lord - low LSAT average for college
« Reply #14 on: March 16, 2006, 04:43:10 PM »
I had a lower LSAT score than my college mean. However I had a higher GPA (slightly higher) than the college mean.

How will this be interpreted?

I'll be retaking the LSAT because I scored ridiculously low :(

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Re: Oh. My. Lord - low LSAT average for college
« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2006, 04:43:41 PM »
I had a lower LSAT score than my college mean. However I had a higher GPA (slightly higher) than the college mean.

How will this be interpreted?

I'll be retaking the LSAT because I scored ridiculously low :(

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Re: Oh. My. Lord - low LSAT average for college
« Reply #16 on: March 16, 2006, 04:55:56 PM »
Disclaimer: I am no expert when it comes to any of this.

I graduated from a TTT undergrad. According to my academic summary, my GPA is way higher than my college mean. And by the way I am scoring on LSAT practice exams, my LSAT will be higher, too.

In speaking with my pre-law adviser, students from my university have gone to a variety of schools from Harvard to Cornell, Stetson to St. Thomas. It's all over the board.

I would imagine that if you have the GPA and LSAT that meets or exceeds the expectations for that admissions cycle, your prospective law school is going to take a good look at you. And barring a horrible application or PS, you will be admitted. I'm sure there are schools who look down on your TTT education, but those are the schools who will reject you even with a 4.0/180/orphan/rescued abandoned puppies in the mid-Atlantic and converted them over to Western religion during your summer vacations application.
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Re: Oh. My. Lord - low LSAT average for college
« Reply #17 on: March 16, 2006, 05:05:38 PM »
I graduated from a respectable undergrad (USC in Los Angeles, CA).

My GPA is competitive (75% percentile) of most of the schools I applied to but my LSAT score was below the 75% percentile of most.

My GPAs above my college mean but the LSATs below my college mean.

Any thoughts?? This is all based on your perspectives but I'm just curious...

Thnx.

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Re: Oh. My. Lord - low LSAT average for college
« Reply #18 on: March 16, 2006, 05:10:49 PM »
Where can I get the gpa/lsat average of my school if I havent yet registered for LSDA
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Re: Oh. My. Lord - low LSAT average for college
« Reply #19 on: March 16, 2006, 05:14:03 PM »
Where can I get the gpa/lsat average of my school if I havent yet registered for LSDA

Probably can't, but there was a thread here on the UG LSAT averages.  Perhaps yours was listed.