Yale LLM-What are my chances? Suggestions Please


Hi, I am currently in the last year of my JD program. I will be graduating in May 2019. I really want to go to Yale for my LLM. I am not sure if I should even apply based on what I have right now. Below, please find my information and please let me know if I should even consider applying right now to Yale. Anyone with experiences/information, please provide suggestions. Any help will be appreciated.
1. I am an international student in the USA. I did my Bachelor in the USA in English Literature with GPA of 3.87 out of 4.0.
2. I am doing JD at US law school. It is an okay school. Not ranked, but is ABA accredited. I am in law review. I have GPA of 3.35 out of 4.0 right now.
3. While in law school I did internships at following:
Legal Services, District Attorney's Office, Juvenile Court, Human Rights Clinic at my law school. I am involved with 2-3 student organizations. I am also recipient of Public Interest Law Fellowship at my school.
4. After my undergrad, I worked for a year at Public High School working for refugee kids as a teaching assistant/paraprofessional.

Please let me know if I should even consider applying to Yale LLM right now for Fall 2019 section.

Thank you!
Hi, I am currently in the last year of my JD program. I will be graduating in May 2019. I really want to go to Yale for my LLM. I am not sure if I should even apply based on what I have right now. Below, please find my information and please let me know if I should even consider applying right now to Yale. Anyone with experiences/information, please provide suggestions. Any help will be appreciated.
1. I am an international student in the USA. I did my Bachelor in the USA in English Literature with GPA of 3.87 out of 4.0.
2. I am doing JD at US law school. It is an okay school. Not ranked, but is ABA accredited. I am in law review. I have GPA of 3.35 out of 4.0 right now.
3. While in law school I did internships at following:
Legal Services, District Attorney's Office, Juvenile Court, Human Rights Clinic at my law school. I am involved with 2-3 student organizations. I am also recipient of Public Interest Law Fellowship at my school.
4. After my undergrad, I worked for a year at Public High School working for refugee kids as a teaching assistant/paraprofessional.

Please let me know if I should even consider applying to Yale LLM right now for Fall 2019 section.

Thank you!
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chicken so...
Your internships will look good. Have you published anything?

I don't see anything about your profile that would be considered an immediate red flag. What are you concerned about?

You can always apply to one or two 'safety' schools that are less competitive to assuage your fears.
Your internships will look good. Have you published anything?

I don't see anything about your profile that would be considered an immediate red flag. What are you concerned about?

You can always apply to one or two 'safety' schools that are less competitive to assuage your fears.
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Thank u so much for your reply.
Unfortunately, I do not have publication. For now, I am not thinking about any other law schools for llm. I do not think my law school gpa is that great. I am setting goals only for tops ones. I wanted to get an idea of students with what kind of profile have been accepted to Yale. Could you please provide me with information on that if you are in yale or know some one who has been there? Any help will be appreciated.
Thank u so much for your reply.
Unfortunately, I do not have publication. For now, I am not thinking about any other law schools for llm. I do not think my law school gpa is that great. I am setting goals only for tops ones. I wanted to get an idea of students with what kind of profile have been accepted to Yale. Could you please provide me with information on that if you are in yale or know some one who has been there? Any help will be appreciated.
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chicken so...
I would go through these old application threads to see what kind of people made it into the program and who was rejected:

https://llm-guide.com/board/usa/yale-2017-2018-198603
https://llm-guide.com/board/usa/yale-2015-2016-181779

I don't think the GPA is a dealbreaker in itself - they'll look at your application as a whole - but, as always, Yale is competitive.
I would go through these old application threads to see what kind of people made it into the program and who was rejected:

https://llm-guide.com/board/usa/yale-2017-2018-198603
https://llm-guide.com/board/usa/yale-2015-2016-181779

I don't think the GPA is a dealbreaker in itself - they'll look at your application as a whole - but, as always, Yale is competitive.
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