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Dropped out of college
« on: October 29, 2007, 08:44:50 AM »
If your one of the older students that dropped out of school when you were in your teens, are you putting that on your app?

even it was a lonnnnnnnnnnnnnng time ago?
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Re: Dropped out of college
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2007, 09:26:24 AM »
Absolutely... and how you went from that to a college graduate looking to got o law school sounds like the basis of a good personal statement. "Why you want to go to law school" carries a different amount of weight for us non-trads than it does for 'traditional' law school students. We've seen the world, been in it, and something has guided us to the decision that law school is where we belong. Use it...(just have the test scores and grades to back it up).
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Re: Dropped out of college
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2007, 09:36:10 AM »
problem with that is it will drop my gpa so low  i wont even qualify at the 25th level for any school!
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« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2007, 10:30:59 AM »
I just spoke to someone at Miami, and she said they normally only look about 5 years back, so if it was super long ago, it shouldn't be that big of a deal

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Re: Dropped out of college
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2007, 11:28:45 AM »
I got KICKED out of two colleges, I mentioned it in my grades addendum cuase I had like 5 F's to expalin, it was 15+ years ago and I had 100 dredits of 3.5 or better since I went back a few years ago, so I don't think it hurt me, but it KILLED my LSAC GPA, degree GPA was 3.92, LSAC was 2.9!

thats about what im expecting...
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Re: Dropped out of college
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2007, 01:54:18 PM »
hmmm, this can really throw all your plans out of whack.

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Re: Dropped out of college
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2007, 04:52:48 PM »
well, LSAC people are neither knowledgeable nor helpful

I think its about time someone sued them...
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Re: Dropped out of college
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2007, 09:39:55 PM »
im sure its been asked b4,but im having trouble seeing the ez answer

can u apply to a school FT, and if that should not pan out have it considered as PT?
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Re: Dropped out of college
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2007, 10:39:40 AM »
LSAC lists 2 gpa's, right?

whats the difference?
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Re: Dropped out of college
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2007, 04:53:30 PM »
when schools list their gpa range, is that the cumulative or just the degree gpa?
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