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jacy85

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Re: Please give me your advice
« Reply #20 on: September 22, 2004, 01:48:05 PM »
Which schools are we talking about here?  It would then depend on their median adn 25/75%ile scores.

There's about 25 schools that have lsat 25th #ile below 150.  If your state schools are one of those, you'd probably have a shot, albeit not a great one since your 145 will still be *below* that 25% mark.  I'd look around on lsac and see what lsat data is.

As I said before, it still can't hurt to apply and see what happens, but make sure you have other options available on the chance you get dinged.

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« Reply #21 on: September 22, 2004, 01:55:33 PM »
did u plug your numbers into the link I privided yesterday at the lsac site.

what are your pct. chances based on the gpa and the 145 lsat for the schools you are interested in?
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« Reply #22 on: September 22, 2004, 02:08:02 PM »
Yes I did.  Between 20%-40% of the admitted applicants had this combination. 

2003 Admitted Class Info.
75% GPA was 3.64.  25% GPA was 3.14
75% LSAT was 157.  25% LSAT was 150

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« Reply #23 on: September 22, 2004, 02:25:56 PM »
well you have some tough choices to make and you have received some very sound advice here.  Here are your choices..

a.  roll the dice and take your chances with what you have, and hope your personal statement and recommendations make up the difference.

b.  try to take that december exam and register for TM or PS for october.

c.  take the feb exam and hope there is a space still open.

d.  sit out a year, take the test in june/oct 2005. 

best of luck in your decision!
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Re: Please give me your advice
« Reply #24 on: September 22, 2004, 02:29:08 PM »
Using that "calculator" isn't very helpful.

You should click on the school's name, then click on the lsac data pdf document.  At the bottom is generally a grid that groups applicants by gpa/lsat combo, adn how many of those applicants were accepted.

It makes for a much more complete picture, I think, especially when one of your numbers is within the 75/25%ile, adn the other isn't.

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« Reply #25 on: September 22, 2004, 04:13:38 PM »
lakin,

The average LSAT score is 150...so you are applying with below average numbers... Unless you are URM or have some amazing life-story you will get into a below average school....
I would seriously consider sitting this out...and taking a full length powerscore or testmasters course next year and/or etting your scores expire (at least one of them)

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« Reply #26 on: September 23, 2004, 02:42:22 AM »
Come to school in canada. About 5 schools here take your top lsat score.  These would be equivalent tier I U.S. schools (14-50).

Matt