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Re: Why not ignore legacy admits and focus all our expendable energy on AA
« Reply #30 on: September 20, 2007, 01:46:02 AM »
Lindbergh, are you black?  Let's stop pussyfooting around.
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Re: Why not ignore legacy admits and focus all our expendable energy on AA
« Reply #31 on: September 20, 2007, 09:19:04 PM »
Do some searches on LSN for people with mediocre numbers.  The difference is often more than an entire tier

Well, maybe. But tiers are a bit of an illusion anyway.

But the point is, the jump is rarely as large as you'd think. I mean, numbers that are median at Santa Clara and USF aren't getting into Stanford; Northeastern and Connecticut aren't getting T10.

But here's an example that concerns me - tell me what you think:
http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=TheRealMe

A 3.23/165 shouldn't get into Yale unless dude was URM, right?

Umm....

hmm no responses to this post, I wonder why.
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Re: Why not ignore legacy admits and focus all our expendable energy on AA
« Reply #32 on: September 20, 2007, 11:25:15 PM »
Easy enough to flush the racist troll out, I suppose.

Have fun with your life, though. I'm sure you're quite proud of yourself.
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Re: Why not ignore legacy admits and focus all our expendable energy on AA
« Reply #33 on: September 20, 2007, 11:50:58 PM »
Easy enough to flush the racist troll out, I suppose.

Have fun with your life, though. I'm sure you're quite proud of yourself.

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Re: Why not ignore legacy admits and focus all our expendable energy on AA
« Reply #34 on: September 21, 2007, 12:20:07 AM »
Easy enough to flush the racist troll out, I suppose.

Have fun with your life, though. I'm sure you're quite proud of yourself.

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TTT deleted out a response.

He said something about blacks being too stupid to score well on the LSAT, 3.2/163 URM's regularly getting into Yale, and more garbage to make himself feel better about his own pathetic situation.

I probably should have quoted, but oh well. Shows how small dude's balls really are.
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Re: Why not ignore legacy admits and focus all our expendable energy on AA
« Reply #35 on: September 21, 2007, 12:26:37 AM »
Do some searches on LSN for people with mediocre numbers.  The difference is often more than an entire tier

Well, maybe. But tiers are a bit of an illusion anyway.

But the point is, the jump is rarely as large as you'd think. I mean, numbers that are median at Santa Clara and USF aren't getting into Stanford; Northeastern and Connecticut aren't getting T10.

But here's an example that concerns me - tell me what you think:
http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=TheRealMe

A 3.23/165 shouldn't get into Yale unless dude was URM, right?

Umm....

hmm no responses to this post, I wonder why.

To be fair, it might have been because it's completely irrelevant to the argument at hand. ;)

TTT's argument -- Many URM's get into schools that are a full tier above where a non-URM would be accepted to with the same numbers.
tj's first response -- Actually, looking at the numbers, the jump isn't nearly as large as an entire tier. (This is a good response.)
tj's second response -- Also, there are non-URM's who do much better than you would expect as well. (True...so?)

I don't understand. You maintain that tj's argument is "completely irrelevant" and then you go on to describe precisely how tj's first response is relevant.

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Re: Why not ignore legacy admits and focus all our expendable energy on AA
« Reply #36 on: September 21, 2007, 12:30:56 AM »
Easy enough to flush the racist troll out, I suppose.

Have fun with your life, though. I'm sure you're quite proud of yourself.

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TTT deleted out a response.

He said something about blacks being too stupid to score well on the LSAT, 3.2/163 URM's regularly getting into Yale, and more garbage to make himself feel better about his own pathetic situation.

I probably should have quoted, but oh well. Shows how small dude's balls really are.

LMAO, what an idiot.
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Re: Why not ignore legacy admits and focus all our expendable energy on AA
« Reply #37 on: September 25, 2007, 05:34:36 PM »
http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=dfturner

Just thought I would drop this one by.

I have no rage or anger towards this gentleman and I wish him the best. I am just pointing this out. Damn I just realized something, i just wasted 5 minutes that I could have been ignoring legacy admits again to propagate the hyperbole of racial tension cause by AA
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Re: Why not ignore legacy admits and focus all our expendable energy on AA
« Reply #38 on: September 26, 2007, 06:51:42 PM »
http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?user=dfturner

Just thought I would drop this one by.

I have no rage or anger towards this gentleman and I wish him the best. I am just pointing this out. Damn I just realized something, i just wasted 5 minutes that I could have been ignoring legacy admits again to propagate the hyperbole of racial tension cause by AA
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I liked this one:

i have to admit i'm baffled, too. honestly had you not mentioned your dad connection, regardless of all the experience in the world, you wouldn't have gotten in. it's not fair that the schools look past the numbers for a select few legacies and minorities. but anyway, congrats i guess. which Ivy did you go to?
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