Would I get admitted?


nauy96llm

Hi guys,

Hope you all are doing great.

I come with a simple question. It was probably addressed in the past, so, sorry in advance (I made my research, but didn't found it).

I'm among the top 13% of my university. Do I have any chances to get admitted to: NYU, CLS, Georgetown, Upenn, or HLS?

I have also a very strong professional experience, and my CV is quite good, I think (lot of relevant published papers, congress, etc.).

The main problem are my transcripts. I know that, as to HLS, it's impossible for them to admit me (I don't even know why I am mentioning among the universities I'd like to apply in US). But, what about the others?

Thank you!

Hi guys,

Hope you all are doing great.

I come with a simple question. It was probably addressed in the past, so, sorry in advance (I made my research, but didn't found it).

I'm among the top 13% of my university. Do I have any chances to get admitted to: NYU, CLS, Georgetown, Upenn, or HLS?

I have also a very strong professional experience, and my CV is quite good, I think (lot of relevant published papers, congress, etc.).

The main problem are my transcripts. I know that, as to HLS, it's impossible for them to admit me (I don't even know why I am mentioning among the universities I'd like to apply in US). But, what about the others?

Thank you!
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Hu Th

Georgetown - high percentage of success
NYU - intermediate percentage of success
CLS - intermediate percentage of success if you have couple years work experience
Penn - intermediate percentage of success if you have couple years work experience
HLS - low percentage of success, but if I were you I'd shoot my shot


Georgetown - high percentage of success<br>NYU - intermediate percentage of success<br>CLS - intermediate percentage of success if you have couple years work experience<br>Penn - intermediate percentage of success if you have couple years work experience<br><div>HLS - low percentage of success, but if I were you I'd shoot my shot</div><div>
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nauy96llm

Georgetown - high percentage of success
NYU - intermediate percentage of success
CLS - intermediate percentage of success if you have couple years work experience
Penn - intermediate percentage of success if you have couple years work experience
HLS - low percentage of success, but if I were you I'd shoot my shot





Thank you, this is quite motivating, because at the time of applying I'll be having at least almost 6 years of relevant experience (both private -best law firm in my country- and public). My degrees have always been my Achilles' heel).

[quote]Georgetown - high percentage of success<br>NYU - intermediate percentage of success<br>CLS - intermediate percentage of success if you have couple years work experience<br>Penn - intermediate percentage of success if you have couple years work experience<br><div>HLS - low percentage of success, but if I were you I'd shoot my shot</div><div>
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</div></div> [/quote]<br><br>Thank you, this is quite motivating, because at the time of applying I'll be having at least almost 6 years of relevant experience (both private -best law firm in my country- and public). My degrees have always been my Achilles' heel).<br><br>
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Dej

Hi guys,

Hope you all are doing great.

I come with a simple question. It was probably addressed in the past, so, sorry in advance (I made my research, but didn't found it).

I'm among the top 13% of my university. Do I have any chances to get admitted to: NYU, CLS, Georgetown, Upenn, or HLS?

I have also a very strong professional experience, and my CV is quite good, I think (lot of relevant published papers, congress, etc.).

The main problem are my transcripts. I know that, as to HLS, it's impossible for them to admit me (I don't even know why I am mentioning among the universities I'd like to apply in US). But, what about the others?

Thank you!


I'll say give it a shot. Although, I only applied to UPenn among the list of schools you listed. The evaluation of my transcript from LSAC was a B+ average and I got waitlisted at UPenn (this was my reach school and I didn't expect it). I will say my personal statement was really good, recommendation letters were also really good and I had two years PQE.

My advise will be to make sure all your documents are topnotch and your transcripts will not be a problem. Goodluck!

[quote]Hi guys,

Hope you all are doing great.

I come with a simple question. It was probably addressed in the past, so, sorry in advance (I made my research, but didn't found it).

I'm among the top 13% of my university. Do I have any chances to get admitted to: NYU, CLS, Georgetown, Upenn, or HLS?

I have also a very strong professional experience, and my CV is quite good, I think (lot of relevant published papers, congress, etc.).

The main problem are my transcripts. I know that, as to HLS, it's impossible for them to admit me (I don't even know why I am mentioning among the universities I'd like to apply in US). But, what about the others?

Thank you! [/quote]<br><br>I'll say give it a shot. Although, I only applied to UPenn among the list of schools you listed. The evaluation of my transcript from LSAC was a B+ average and I got waitlisted at UPenn (this was my reach school and I didn't expect it). I will say my personal statement was really good, recommendation letters were also really good and I had two years PQE.
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</div><div>My advise will be to make sure all your documents are topnotch and your transcripts will not be a problem. Goodluck!</div>
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Rahaar

I would say, just simply apply. The good thing about US law schools is that they are not obsessed, unlike UK law schools, with your grades. As long as you fulfil their requirements, they tend to evaluate it holistically. That means, even if you fulfil the requirements but you know your grade lacks strength in comparison to others in the applicant's pool, there is a strong chance that your substantial work experience might remedy what you lack in terms of grades. But, for that, you will really need to focus on each component of the application pack starting from SoP to LoRs. Utilize your SoP to tell your story and a strong reason for your application to the particular law school you are applying to as well as the impact of your work over the years if there is any. At the same time, ask your recommender to make a strong recommendation and tell the board why you are (potentially) much more than your grades in the transcripts if that is the case. I hope this helps. Feel free to reach me if you have any further queries.

I would say, just simply apply. The good thing about US law schools is that they are not obsessed, unlike UK law schools, with your grades. As long as you fulfil their requirements, they tend to evaluate it holistically. That means, even if you fulfil the requirements but you know your grade lacks strength in comparison to others in the applicant's pool, there is a strong chance that your substantial work experience might remedy what you lack in terms of grades. But, for that, you will really need to focus on each component of the application pack starting from SoP to LoRs. Utilize your SoP to tell your story and a strong reason for your application to the particular law school you are applying to as well as the impact of your work over the years if there is any. At the same time, ask your recommender to make a strong recommendation and tell the board why you are (potentially) much more than your grades in the transcripts if that is the case. I hope this helps. Feel free to reach me if you have any further queries.
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Appynexx

Hi good morning has anyone received admission letter from NYU yet??

Hi good morning has anyone received admission letter from NYU yet??
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Ketanjie




did you end up going to Upenn?


Hi guys,

Hope you all are doing great.

I come with a simple question. It was probably addressed in the past, so, sorry in advance (I made my research, but didn't found it).

I'm among the top 13% of my university. Do I have any chances to get admitted to: NYU, CLS, Georgetown, Upenn, or HLS?

I have also a very strong professional experience, and my CV is quite good, I think (lot of relevant published papers, congress, etc.).

The main problem are my transcripts. I know that, as to HLS, it's impossible for them to admit me (I don't even know why I am mentioning among the universities I'd like to apply in US). But, what about the others?

Thank you!


I'll say give it a shot. Although, I only applied to UPenn among the list of schools you listed. The evaluation of my transcript from LSAC was a B+ average and I got waitlisted at UPenn (this was my reach school and I didn't expect it). I will say my personal statement was really good, recommendation letters were also really good and I had two years PQE.

My advise will be to make sure all your documents are topnotch and your transcripts will not be a problem. Goodluck!

<br><br><br>did you end up going to Upenn?<br><br><br>[quote][quote]Hi guys,

Hope you all are doing great.

I come with a simple question. It was probably addressed in the past, so, sorry in advance (I made my research, but didn't found it).

I'm among the top 13% of my university. Do I have any chances to get admitted to: NYU, CLS, Georgetown, Upenn, or HLS?

I have also a very strong professional experience, and my CV is quite good, I think (lot of relevant published papers, congress, etc.).

The main problem are my transcripts. I know that, as to HLS, it's impossible for them to admit me (I don't even know why I am mentioning among the universities I'd like to apply in US). But, what about the others?

Thank you! [/quote]<br><br>I'll say give it a shot. Although, I only applied to UPenn among the list of schools you listed. The evaluation of my transcript from LSAC was a B+ average and I got waitlisted at UPenn (this was my reach school and I didn't expect it). I will say my personal statement was really good, recommendation letters were also really good and I had two years PQE.
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</div><div>My advise will be to make sure all your documents are topnotch and your transcripts will not be a problem. Goodluck!</div> [/quote]
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