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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #420 on: October 21, 2006, 06:42:13 PM »
What are my chances for T14?

LSAC GPA:
3.72

LSAT:
June - 162
Sept. - 168

Great leadership and extracurriculars: Student Gov't president (14,000+ student body), student judicial board, plus others and some volunteer work. I have two six-month internships while in school, one at a PR firm and currently I'm doing one as a paralegal. My letters will be very good. I have three of them, two from professors and another from my dean with whom I've worked closely. I've just got to get that PS out the door.
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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #421 on: October 21, 2006, 06:45:06 PM »
I've been reading for awhile, but never bothered to register.  This interests me though, so here goes:

3.89 from the hardest non-science major at BC
166
Excellent LORs
Academics: Highest Dean's List every semester, Nationwide Jesuit Honors Society, Golden Key Honors society, writing an honors thesis, etc
Work experience: 1 summer with a big law firm, 1 summer clerking for a judge, 1 semester working for my major's department, 1 summer with an insurance firm, 4 years as a camp counselor/head counselor
EC: TA as a sophmore, lots of leadership in pre-law society, captain of ultimate frisbee team freshman year, secretary in a club freshman year etc.

Chances at HYS, Chicago, Penn, Duke, UCB, Gtown etc?  Already applied, so very early too...

HYS = unlikely, I think, although Stanford or Harvard may possibly bite for particular reasons. I like your odds at Berkeley, Chicago, G'Town & Duke -- I'd say you should get in at 2 of those schools.

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #422 on: October 21, 2006, 06:48:02 PM »
What are my chances for T14?

LSAC GPA:
3.72

LSAT:
June - 162
Sept. - 168

Great leadership and extracurriculars: Student Gov't president (14,000+ student body), student judicial board, plus others and some volunteer work. I have two six-month internships while in school, one at a PR firm and currently I'm doing one as a paralegal. My letters will be very good. I have three of them, two from professors and another from my dean with whom I've worked closely. I've just got to get that PS out the door.

You have the kind of ECs that GULC and Michigan place a premium on. I think those two are your best shot at T14.

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #423 on: October 21, 2006, 06:50:09 PM »
I've been reading for awhile, but never bothered to register.  This interests me though, so here goes:

3.89 from the hardest non-science major at BC
166
Excellent LORs
Academics: Highest Dean's List every semester, Nationwide Jesuit Honors Society, Golden Key Honors society, writing an honors thesis, etc
Work experience: 1 summer with a big law firm, 1 summer clerking for a judge, 1 semester working for my major's department, 1 summer with an insurance firm, 4 years as a camp counselor/head counselor
EC: TA as a sophmore, lots of leadership in pre-law society, captain of ultimate frisbee team freshman year, secretary in a club freshman year etc.

Chances at HYS, Chicago, Penn, Duke, UCB, Gtown etc?  Already applied, so very early too...

HYS = unlikely, I think, although Stanford or Harvard may possibly bite for particular reasons. I like your odds at Berkeley, Chicago, G'Town & Duke -- I'd say you should get in at 2 of those schools.

Thats the first thing that popped into my head last night when I got my lower-than-average LSAT score back too, but thanks! :)

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #424 on: October 21, 2006, 06:51:58 PM »
GPA: 3.41, LSAT: 167
2 years work experience, worked 30 hrs/wk senior year of college, but just 10 hrs/wk the other years. First in family to attend college. One significant EC. I think I have two pretty good Recs, and one I'm not sure of.

I know the big sticking point is my mediocre GPA, and was hoping for a bit higher LSAT to balance that out. Didn't happen though. I've pretty much given up hope for any T14, but do you think there is any chance? Also how are my chances 17-30? I'm looking mostly in the midwest.

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #425 on: October 21, 2006, 06:53:18 PM »
this sounds like a good idea, here it goes -

3.33 gpa from Hofstra, about 3.42 major gpa in b-law, graduating in may 07
lsat 146 (june) 153 (sept)
disadvantaged background
had to work a lot during undergrad/hs (15+hrs/week)
great extra-ciriculars (RA, peer counsler, ran for cross country team for 1.5 years, managed team for one)
internship w/attorney who wrote a LOR for me
non-urm/international
from nyc

here are my semi top choices (not in any order) - hofstra,albany,st johns,buffalo,pace,brooklyn?
let me know guys

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #426 on: October 21, 2006, 06:53:48 PM »
163 in June, 169 in September; 3.86 GPA from ivy league school, lots of leadership experience, good recommendations...what schools should I be looking at?  thoughts?

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #427 on: October 21, 2006, 06:55:19 PM »
Oky, now that I finally have my score I can ask. 

166 LSAT, 3.83 GPA at a top school, good recommendations, some student orgs but nothing really big.  I'd like to stay in the Northeast for personal reasons.  Thanks.  :)

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #428 on: October 21, 2006, 06:56:45 PM »
Oky, now that I finally have my score I can ask. 

166 LSAT, 3.83 GPA at a top school, good recommendations, some student orgs but nothing really big.  I'd like to stay in the Northeast for personal reasons.  Thanks.  :)

cornell/fordham are in your range

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Re: Wanna Know What Your Chances Are?
« Reply #429 on: October 21, 2006, 07:02:29 PM »
thanks for responding red. I think you're going to be absolutely right . . . we'll see