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How much of a URM boost??

How much of a URM boost??
« on: December 01, 2007, 08:21:03 AM »
I'm sure this has been asked before, but I couldn't find it. I'm a black female with a 3.0 (upward grade trend) and a 159. Does anyone know how much boost being black gives me?? I've read some places say that it's like an additional 10 points to your LSAT while other say it's not nearly that much.

Does anyone have any ideas??

El_Che

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Re: How much of a URM boost??
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2007, 11:24:38 AM »
It's a lot. Depending on your extracirriculars, work experience, etc, it could be 5-10 points. Being a black Female will be even better. Good luck to you.

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Re: How much of a URM boost??
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2007, 11:33:08 AM »
I'd post in the "What are my chances?" thread.  There are no hard and fast rules about how much of a point boost you'll get. But people can give you advice based what schools people with similar scores have gotten into.