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What are my chances of getting into a top Law School or PhD program?
I have a BS in Microbiology and am finishing an MA in Government and Public Policy in a private school in Puerto Rico. And after much struggling with where I my interests lie, I ended up choosing all aspects involving government, public policy, economics, education and criminology as the path in which I want to steer my life into. So I'm planning on taking the GRE and the LSAT this next semester in order to apply to either a PhD program (haven't decided if Public Policy or Sociology) or to Law school.
Now, this decision I will make later, but for the time being, I am more concerned on whether I am able to get into any top programs with my background. I graduated with a 3.69 GPA from undergrad, and it seems like my masters might be soemwhere around the same. I also have research experience in ecology, participated of many student organizations and am even TA-ing a summer research program from a top university. However, I feel that the fact that I did not go to a US university , or at least a well known university, might really hinder my chances. Nonetheless, I want to try it, since I feel like I have settled too much with my education, and need to step up my game if I am to actually make something of myself.
Any pointers on what my chances might be, based on this little amount of information? I know it is a really difficult thing to answer, but I guess I would like to hear from people who have been in a similar situation, and see how they did.