3.6 166 AA Male

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Applepie5alamode
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3.6 166 AA Male

Postby Applepie5alamode » Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:42 pm

I have a 3.6 and a 166 on the June lsat and was wondering if I have a shot at the t25 or if I should retake

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby barkschool » Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:47 pm

retake

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby Nebby » Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:52 pm

Applepie5alamode wrote:I have a 3.6 and a 166 on the June lsat and was wondering if I have a shot at the t25 or if I should retake

You have a shot at t20

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby runinthefront » Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:33 am

No need to retake if you don't want to. You should get at least some T14s with substantial (75% off sticker price) scholarships, and you have a good chance at H.

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby Andersblooms93 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:00 am

runinthefront is somewhat mistaken on some of his/her statements.
As it stands, you will snatch a few T14's (GULC included), my honest guess is you might even snatch NYU.
I don't see Chicago or Columbia admitting you straight up, I reckon waitlisted with both. YS out. H under 10% chance.
If you can re-take and get two points higher you increase your chances DRAMATICALLY. Strong PS, good LOR's, convincing why 'X' law school and a unique (some might say cliche) diversity statement and you're golden. If I were you...i'd take a few months out to re-take in September.

Best of luck

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby jdanz » Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:43 am

I think I'm going to agree more with runinthefront. Per mylsn, you have a decent shot at pretty much almost all the t14 (although the sample size is limited) and a non insignificant shot at H and S. However, I still think a retake is the best decision to solidify your chances and increase scholly potential, but as it currently stands you're still in solid shape. I'd recommend applying the day apps open with your current score and shoot for a retake either in September or December (maybe even both). Good luck!

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby runinthefront » Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:46 am

Andersblooms93 wrote:runinthefront is somewhat mistaken on some of his/her statements.
As it stands, you will snatch a few T14's (GULC included), my honest guess is you might even snatch NYU.
I don't see Chicago or Columbia admitting you straight up, I reckon waitlisted with both. YS out. H under 10% chance.
If you can re-take and get two points higher you increase your chances DRAMATICALLY. Strong PS, good LOR's, convincing why 'X' law school and a unique (some might say cliche) diversity statement and you're golden. If I were you...i'd take a few months out to re-take in September.

Best of luck


After five years at this, I'm pretty sure I'm not mistaken.

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby Applepie5alamode » Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:35 pm

Thankyou , I've only taken the lsat once but in scared to take another because I scored right at my pt average and I would hate to do worse

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby jdanz » Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:30 pm

Applepie5alamode wrote:Thankyou , I've only taken the lsat once but in scared to take another because I scored right at my pt average and I would hate to do worse


You can really only gain by retaking though since schools only look at your highest score

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby Mr_Chukes » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:44 am

Applepie5alamode wrote:I have a 3.6 and a 166 on the June lsat and was wondering if I have a shot at the t25 or if I should retake

You have a shot at top 13. Just write a good personal statement and diversity statement and you will. Be good. Your stats are good.

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby AaronCarter » Sat Oct 21, 2017 3:58 pm

Applepie5alamode wrote:Thankyou , I've only taken the lsat once but in scared to take another because I scored right at my pt average and I would hate to do worse



Where all did you end up applying?

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby RSolano » Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:22 pm

AaronCarter wrote:
Applepie5alamode wrote:Thankyou , I've only taken the lsat once but in scared to take another because I scored right at my pt average and I would hate to do worse



Where all did you end up applying?


I'd be interested to know outcomes too!

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby Applepie5alamode » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:58 pm

So far I’m 7/7 with wustl, usc,UCLA, Berkeley , Georgetown , duke , NYU

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby jjdude14 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:36 pm

Applepie5alamode wrote:So far I’m 7/7 with wustl, usc,UCLA, Berkeley , Georgetown , duke , NYU


yas dude!

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Re: 3.6 166 AA Male

Postby RSolano » Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:21 pm

NYU! Nice!




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