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When your LSAT is higher than the school Avg...
« on: April 02, 2007, 09:18:51 AM »
How much higher than the schools Avg does your score have to be to get a full ride/good scholarship?

anyone?

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Re: When your LSAT is higher than the school Avg...
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2007, 09:22:49 AM »
It depends on how your GPA compares.

My LSAT is well above the 75th percentile at my top choices, but my GPA is a bit below the 25th percentile.  People with LSATs slightly above the 75th and higher GPAs get better scholarships than I do.

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Re: When your LSAT is higher than the school Avg...
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2007, 09:23:34 AM »
One standard deviation.

Re: When your LSAT is higher than the school Avg...
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2007, 08:32:03 AM »
I'm above 75% at UVA for both LSAT and GPA and was offered 18k a year (tuition + fees = 33k). Sorta disappointed with the offer, but better than nothing.


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Re: When your LSAT is higher than the school Avg...
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2007, 08:10:11 AM »
i DOUBT my gpa will exceed the 75%, lsat prob will....

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Re: When your LSAT is higher than the school Avg...
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2007, 08:20:46 AM »
i'm at median for UVA, but i got a 12K/year scholarship

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« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2007, 08:24:12 AM »
i'm at median for UVA, but i got a 12K/year scholarship

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Re: When your LSAT is higher than the school Avg...
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2007, 08:26:59 AM »
i think it really depends on whether schools are struggling to stay up at a certain median or have 3 median applicants for every median offer (i'm sure that's not how it works, but for this purposes it might illustrate the point). If a school is strugglign to keep its numbers where they are, then they're going to offer a lot of money to keep them there. If they're not, they won't. For example, if GW manages to get a 167 median this year because of the massive amounts of money they're doleing out, then chances are high in order to keep that median that they'll have to offer money in the future. Perhaps not as much (as people generally like to go to the school where the LSAT average is highest), but they'll still have to offer money even at their median to keep their stats where they are.

At least that's how it seems to me. I'm supposedly at the median for W&M and I have fairly sizeable offers to those two schools. Emory's seems to make more sense as I'm .3 above their GPA median and 1 LSAT above their median. But W&M I imagine manages to keep its median LSAT up by offering ultra cheap education.

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Re: When your LSAT is higher than the school Avg...
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2007, 11:11:08 AM »
I started a thread seeking input from LSDers on how to predict whether or not you will receive a full tuition scholarship.   Care to help and see if it accurately predicted your results?

http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,85956.0.html

Re: When your LSAT is higher than the school Avg...
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2007, 11:18:02 AM »
I started a thread seeking input from LSDers on how to predict whether or not you will receive a full tuition scholarship.   Care to help and see if it accurately predicted your results?

http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,85956.0.html

I would love to help, but to be frank- I don't get your system!! :)