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what are my chances at a top school?

Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 5:53 pm
by Kiana123
Im thinking of applying next cycle but just want general opinions about applying to top 5 law schools. I graduated 2 years ago and just want to figure out my life lol. Thanks so much!

- 3.55 gpa
-167 LSAT
- Cuban/colombian
-first generation/QuestBridge
-yale undergrad
-president of dance group in undergrad
- national level Olympic weightlifter
- TFA
- history of adversity: removed from household and emancipated at 15, abuse, considered an independent

Re: what are my chances at a top school?

Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 3:24 pm
by CanadianWolf
First, please do not limit yourself to applying to only the top 5 ranked (US News) law schools. Consider applying to the top 12, 13 or 14 law schools. Why ? Because you do not just want an acceptance, you want an affordable option as well.

Identify your target market geographically & apply to any law school which places well in that market or markets.