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Chances of Acceptance? 156 3.6 GPA

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Hi there! 

What are my chances of acceptance with a 156 lsat and a 3.6 L2 gpa? My gpa is probably around 3.6 something. I'm thinking 3.64. I also have work experience with the Government of Canada and some good extra cur.

 

Thanks! 

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That's a little low on the index score. Even with a 3.70 I think its still iffy 

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15 minutes ago, stqust said:

That's a little low on the index score. Even with a 3.70 I think its still iffy 

Would I have a chance in holistic admissions? What are my chances I could make it onto the waitlist do ya think?

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There are about 10 spots (give or take) for holistic admission so it might be a little risky. For reference, I got in with 3.65 and 163 so it’s just the lsat holding you back

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18 minutes ago, bigfudge2017 said:

There are about 10 spots (give or take) for holistic admission so it might be a little risky. For reference, I got in with 3.65 and 163 so it’s just the lsat holding you back

So at the end of this semester I will most likely be able to boost my gpa for next year admissions to 3.7. Is it worth it for me to retake the lsat? It was so stressful 

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1 minute ago, Tex14707 said:

 Is it worth it for me to retake the lsat? It was so stressful 

How did your actual score compare to your practice scores? It’s normal for your official writing to be several points lower just due to the stress of it all, but if you scored drastically lower than you believe you are capable of, then definitely rewrite. Give yourself the best shot possible! I’m sure you are aware that UofA averages LSAT scores, so any improvements on your score will only be reflected by half in your official numbers, but even a few points more could be the difference between admission and waitlist. Best of luck to you, hope it works out in your favour.

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About the same in practice, but I was incredibly stressed.

Next year I can most likely apply with a 3.7 which would theoretically give me a better shot. I'm worried i would do worse on the lsat if I had to do it again

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2 hours ago, Tex14707 said:

About the same in practice, but I was incredibly stressed.

Next year I can most likely apply with a 3.7 which would theoretically give me a better shot. I'm worried i would do worse on the lsat if I had to do it again

Understandable. I would suggest looking into the July LSAT sitting... for that one test alone (because of the transition to digital test administration) you can write it, see your score and THEN decide if you want to withdraw it or let it stand. If you cancel your score you get a free rewrite. It's basically best case scenario for averaged rewriters and exactly what I'll be doing if I don't get in this cycle.

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19 hours ago, FairEnough said:

Understandable. I would suggest looking into the July LSAT sitting... for that one test alone (because of the transition to digital test administration) you can write it, see your score and THEN decide if you want to withdraw it or let it stand. If you cancel your score you get a free rewrite. It's basically best case scenario for averaged rewriters and exactly what I'll be doing if I don't get in this cycle.

It says that some people during July will have to take the paper test and some will take the digital. If I am one if the people who gets the paper instead of the digital, can I still cancel the score?

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24 minutes ago, Tex14707 said:

It says that some people during July will have to take the paper test and some will take the digital. If I am one if the people who gets the paper instead of the digital, can I still cancel the score?

Yes, everyone will be given the option to cancel. 

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