I would consider non-tradtional to be someone very unlikely to attend law-school given their circumstances.Since the deaf student doesn't have any life circumstances that would make attending law school unlikely, I wouldn't characterize him as non-traditional.
don't you have anything better to do then browse messageboards?
I think if you get down to choosing between two students with equal GPA/LSAT, Similar Undergrad schools, etc. An older student with quality experince will have a slight edge. For, example, military service seems to be valuable. I don't mean Natioal Guard. If you served 10 years as an officer, pilot, etc. Maybe spent some time in a war zone. That seems to help.If you spent a considerable amount of time helping others that makes for a good personal statement. Just being older does not help. Sometimes it can hurt. Older students have had more chances to screw something up. That doesn't make iy "fair", just reality.
Page created in 0.398 seconds with 17 queries.