#### JayBee

« on: October 11, 2007, 07:03:00 AM »
I found a school's index formula, I know what my total is, but I don't know what it means.  Is there somewhere to see what index number schools are looking to accept?    Thanks for any help.

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« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2007, 07:09:16 AM »
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« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2007, 07:21:37 AM »
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#### JayBee

« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2007, 08:13:36 AM »
Is there a general percent of the total possible index score that is the cut-off point? In other words, is there a cut-off point where they generally accept or not accept peoople?  For instance, if a 180 LSAT and a 4.0 would give you an index score of 100 at a given school, is having an 90 a pretty good indicator that you'll be accepted?

#### paratactical

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« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2007, 08:17:51 AM »
Is there a general percent of the total possible index score that is the cut-off point? In other words, is there a cut-off point where they generally accept or not accept peoople?  For instance, if a 180 LSAT and a 4.0 would give you an index score of 100 at a given school, is having an 90 a pretty good indicator that you'll be accepted?

That might, y'know, depend on the school or some junk.

#### I am Penny Lane

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« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2007, 08:25:06 AM »
Is there a general percent of the total possible index score that is the cut-off point? In other words, is there a cut-off point where they generally accept or not accept peoople? For instance, if a 180 LSAT and a 4.0 would give you an index score of 100 at a given school, is having an 90 a pretty good indicator that you'll be accepted?

If you do not have a LSN account... please create one. They will calculate you index scores and you can compare them yourself.

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« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2007, 08:29:50 AM »
Your best bet in trying to figure this out is:

1) Go to lawschoolnumbers.com, view the schools you're interested in, sort last year's applications by index number, and use it to get a general idea of what they're looking for.

2) Convert their 25/median/75 into index numbers and try to gauge it that way.

3) Give this a shot: http://www.lawschoolstats.com/cgi/index2.cgi

I think that's about all you can do (unless someone else knows of something which I am not aware), because everything varies by school.

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