Also got the email from Dean Zearfoss this morning. (3.68 169)
Last Thursday I was in the dumps with nothing but deferrals (6 of them) and waitlists (2) since December...then I get a money offer from Duke, and an acceptance from Michigan. I'm right back on top. This is a DON'T LOSE HOPE message to those still waiting.
I'm just bummed that I can't make a UM ASW now. I've missed the first and the second conflicts with G'Town and Duke, and I already have airline tickets and RSVPs in at both. Well, I'm not that bummed.
Good for you tapper! That 165-169 range is tricky. For the T14 schools in most cases, I think they see the scores as high, but whether or not it is high enough depends on a whole lot of other factors. Needless to say it also creates a lot of waiting too. CONGRATS though I love seeing success through adversity. Go figure
I do think that there is an effect upon seeing a 7 instead of a 6 in the tens digit of an LSAT score. Not that I'm at all complaining! And then there was my barely sub-3.7 LSAC GPA...had me obsessing over the number 7 all winter.
At least in my case, I found the dividing line was actually the T10 group. 11-14 gave me plenty of love (except NWern, but to be honest, I didn't really give that one a lot of effort). 4-10 were highly ambivilent.
And your Yale acceptance will be a favorite tale of members of this message board ad infinitum. Congrats on being "that guy I heard about who got into Yale"