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It's the title of the forum

It's the title of the forum
« on: July 26, 2007, 11:48:11 AM »
Numbers:

3.29 GPA (Swarthmore)
172 LSAT

Soft Factors:

URM (black)
Lengthy work experience in public service, several leadership roles
Started my own business, grew very successfully
Great LORs

Right now, my top law schools (in no particular order) are:

Michigan
Chicago
Northwestern
Duke
UVA
Georgetown
Ohio State
Washington U. - St. Louis
Minnesota
George Washington

Thoughts?

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Re: It's the title of the forum
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2007, 11:51:43 AM »
You are in great shape, add HYS

Targets:
Michigan
Chicago
Northwestern
Duke
UVA
Georgetown

Safeties:
Ohio State
Washington U. - St. Louis
Minnesota
George Washington

Re: It's the title of the forum
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2007, 11:57:49 AM »
DO NOT ADD HYS I REPEAT DO NOT ADD HYS...ur 3.29 gpa kills u for those schools

Re: It's the title of the forum
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2007, 11:59:00 AM »
DO NOT ADD HYS I REPEAT DO NOT ADD HYS...ur 3.29 gpa kills u for those schools

scratch wut i just said...didn't see where u said u were black...shame there isnt a school better than Yale b/c u would b in there with a free ride

Re: It's the title of the forum
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2007, 11:59:43 AM »
wish i was lucky enough to have been born dark

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Re: It's the title of the forum
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2007, 12:14:24 PM »
Didn'y Denny Crane go to Swarthmore?  OP, you might want to track him down and ask him a few more questions/ compare application strategies.

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Re: It's the title of the forum
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2007, 12:15:20 PM »
and FWIW I said add HYS not just because of the numbers and URM status but also because of the owning your own business thing and the work experience.

Re: It's the title of the forum
« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2007, 01:51:59 PM »
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wish i was lucky enough to have been born dark

or better yet, to some parents with class.

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Re: It's the title of the forum
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2007, 02:00:16 PM »
Yale is tossup.  You're in HS.


I still wouldn't trade being smart for a few free lsat points.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bell_Curve

Re: It's the title of the forum
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2007, 02:08:31 PM »
wish i was lucky enough to have been born dark


OMG!!!!!!!!