Is this unethical?

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DaRascal
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Is this unethical?

Postby DaRascal » Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:07 am

I really want to retake the LSAT in June. It would be my third take and on my second take I didn't study at all but got a pretty good score on blind confidence so I just want to finally buckle down, live in the library from March to May and master it and max out my potential.

Would it be unethical if I put down my seat deposit at a school for this cycle but improved my LSAT score to the point where I'd rather eat the deposit at that school and apply to better schools next cycle? I feel like that might take away someone's seat in a class. Has anyone done this before?

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Re: Is this unethical?

Postby Nova » Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:09 am

No, that's not unethical.

Its actually a good idea.

They will give the seat to someone else.

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Re: Is this unethical?

Postby Dany » Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:13 am

Nova wrote:No, that's not unethical.

Its actually a good idea.

They will give the seat to someone else.

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Re: Is this unethical?

Postby DaRascal » Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:20 am

Nova wrote:No, that's not unethical.

Its actually a good idea.

They will give the seat to someone else.



You always give sound advice, Nova. Would that reflect poorly on someone if they did that and then reapplied to that school in a future cycle?

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Re: Is this unethical?

Postby uvabro » Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:11 pm

DaRascal wrote:
Nova wrote:No, that's not unethical.

Its actually a good idea.

They will give the seat to someone else.



You always give sound advice, Nova. Would that reflect poorly on someone if they did that and then reapplied to that school in a future cycle?

it's a terrible idea and they'll hold it against you. al-assad did this in the 1970s when he applied to law school, and look at what his image was in the world.

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Re: Is this unethical?

Postby BmoreOrLess » Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:19 pm

DaRascal wrote:
Nova wrote:No, that's not unethical.

Its actually a good idea.

They will give the seat to someone else.



You always give sound advice, Nova. Would that reflect poorly on someone if they did that and then reapplied to that school in a future cycle?


FWIW, I had a seat deposit down at a school, and when I told the dean I wouldn't be attending anywhere in the fall she was pretty emphatic about letting me know she would be happy to help me apply again in the future.

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Re: Is this unethical?

Postby BigZuck » Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:26 pm

Why would you want to reapply to this school if you score high enough and are obviously going to a much better school?

Btw I did this exact thing last cycle, scored higher in June and withdrew, and never looked back and did not reapply to that same school. Why would I?

Btw you admitted you're a slacker in school now you're a slacker when it comes to LSAT studying. You really sure this whole lawyer thing is something you're cut out for? At the very least you're going to have to work long hours as an attorney.

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Re: Is this unethical?

Postby 20141023 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:13 pm

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Re: Is this unethical?

Postby whereskyle » Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:36 pm

kappycaft1 wrote:
Nova wrote:No, that's not unethical.

Its actually a good idea.

They will gladly keep your money and give the seat to someone else.




Agreed. They have plenty of applicants from which to choose.

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Re: Is this unethical?

Postby DaRascal » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:31 pm

Okay everyone thanks for the help.


And BigZuck, don't worry about any of that. I got this. 8)

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Re: Is this unethical?

Postby BigZuck » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:47 pm

DaRascal wrote:Okay everyone thanks for the help.


And BigZuck, don't worry about any of that. I got this. 8)


Glad to hear it brother, I'm rooting for you. You're my favorite poster on this site, and I'm pretty much convinced that you're just leveling us all with every post/your whole online persona.

Knock it out of the park!




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