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Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #30 on: October 10, 2006, 11:25:02 AM »
3.25 (3.34 Major)-Philosophy GPA: 3.8
September LSAT. High:167, Avg:164-165
Bilingual
2 years in europe during college
Worked part time all through undergrad.  1 year FT WE.
URM: Chicano
Married

Schools in the west, not California: CO, UT, AZ, NM, OR, WA.

Work your mojo ...


Well, hell dude. Where in those states can't you get into with that profile?

My 2 top choices are GPA sticklers.  Maybe I'm being too pessimistic?  Thanks for the input!

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #31 on: October 10, 2006, 11:25:27 AM »
3.39 LSAC 3.74 degree (top 20 undergrad). 175 LSAT  Top 15% gratuating class (with distinction).  Member of a couple of clubs, mentor.  Member of Beta Alpha Psi (finance honorary frat).  Management trainee at a bank for the past 16 months.  Currently in the trust department, so relevant to the law I want to practice.  Ok recs from 2 profs.  Black Bermudian.

The real question is YLS. That's a 50/50. You're a lock for HLS. And Darrow.

Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #32 on: October 10, 2006, 11:25:33 AM »
Ya I did, it seems I'm off a bit. The accepted numbers for FT URM are ~3.6/167.

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #33 on: October 10, 2006, 11:27:37 AM »
GPA: 3.67LSDAS (3.77 Undergraduate)
LSAT: 157 Oct 04, 165 June 06, ??? Sept. 06 practicing 168-174 with addendum to explain death in the family

Graduated May 05 working as an international trade paralegal in DC

Soft factors --
-Lived overseas -- Kenya (2.5 years highschool) ; UK (2 yrs middle school; 1 yr college)
-Studied abroad -- London School of Economics, UK (took a law class got a 1st on exam)
-Dual national -- UK/US
-internship at State Department
-solid volunteer activites with tons of leadership all 4 years undergrad (up to 40 hrs a week while going to school full time)
-interesting outside pursuits -- theater, gymnastics, ballet, soccer

Academics --
Dean's List, National Dean's List
nothing exciting here unfortunately


HRS = BC/BU/GW

redemption

Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #34 on: October 10, 2006, 11:29:36 AM »
2.8 in engineering
LSAT ~175 unless I choke on RC again

Worked 25 hrs a week throughout undergrad and 40 hrs a week during summers.

Active member of professional fraternity..

Cooley for me?

If that LSAT isn't illusory, MN, WUSL, W&L, etc will offer you something. You're looking at 19-25 range.

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #35 on: October 10, 2006, 11:30:43 AM »
Ya I did, it seems I'm off a bit. The accepted numbers for FT URM are ~3.6/167.

You got a draft PS?

redemption

Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #36 on: October 10, 2006, 11:32:45 AM »
3.93, 172 Summa
Several awards and honors, including highest award given to any student junior year
Small liberal arts school, double major in two social science majors
2 years WE, one at a non-profit, one at a large firm
grew up on welfare in trailer park, very underprivileged
lots of extracurric leadership activities - chaired multicultural center, planned largest conference in history of campus, still involved in community orgs today
female, white
first person in family to go to college, first person in either extended family to go to post-undergraduate institution
Worked 20-40 hours/week throughout college

Chances at top 3?


You might be YLS. I'd be struck dumb of HLS wasn't safe for you.

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #37 on: October 10, 2006, 11:34:55 AM »
what the heck. I don't have my score back, so it means little, but while you're offering your divination skills, here goes nothing

169 LSAT average (practice tests), 3.7 LSAC GPA at a fairly average private university, one year at Oxford
Interned for a US Represenatative, quite a bit of Community Service, All-state wrestler (but long ago), standard work experience during summers
Two LOR that should be pretty good, one from an Oxford tutor (professor) and another from a professor who i've had a couple of times.
EDIT: Oh yeah, a standard few awards: Dean's List, Golden Key (top 15%), that sort of thing

I specifically want to know my chances at UT, but I'd also like to know my HRS.

Thanks!

redemption

Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #38 on: October 10, 2006, 11:37:01 AM »


Oh I hope I hope.  And if not, at least you got my hopes up for a few months until decisions start coming in.  Nothing like a good crash when it doesn't work out :)

Well, make sure that your statements and LORs are up to scratch.

redemption

Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #39 on: October 10, 2006, 11:37:59 AM »
what the heck. I don't have my score back, so it means little, but while you're offering your divination skills, here goes nothing

169 LSAT average (practice tests), 3.7 LSAC GPA at a fairly average private university, one year at Oxford
Interned for a US Represenatative, quite a bit of Community Service, All-state wrestler (but long ago), standard work experience during summers
Two LOR that should be pretty good, one from an Oxford tutor (professor) and another from a professor who i've had a couple of times.
EDIT: Oh yeah, a standard few awards: Dean's List, Golden Key (top 15%), that sort of thing

I specifically want to know my chances at UT, but I'd also like to know my HRS.

Thanks!

You in-state for UT?