LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

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LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby testmaster85 » Wed May 26, 2010 2:02 am

Anyone?

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kalvano
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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby kalvano » Wed May 26, 2010 2:05 am

You'll have to bring proof of identity, like a DNA test or sworn statements from people who know you.

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby testmaster85 » Wed May 26, 2010 2:09 am

srsly

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby Kilpatrick » Wed May 26, 2010 2:12 am

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby kalvano » Wed May 26, 2010 2:12 am

ya srsly.

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby parker09 » Wed May 26, 2010 5:41 am

Had a friend who registered as Alex but his drivers license said Alexander. They didn't let him in.

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby thecilent » Wed May 26, 2010 9:44 am

You're going to have to fax LSAC a request to change your name on your account, then print out a new ticket

They definitely won't let you sit if the names don't match

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby goodolgil » Wed May 26, 2010 10:45 pm

Cilent21 wrote:You're going to have to fax LSAC a request to change your name on your account, then print out a new ticket

They definitely won't let you sit if the names don't match


IIRC this is a pretty simple process.

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby Kilpatrick » Wed May 26, 2010 10:58 pm

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby savagecheater » Wed May 26, 2010 11:01 pm

Make sure they're the same thing. My buddy had Sam as opposed to Samuel and they wouldn't let him in.

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby arundodonax » Wed May 26, 2010 11:06 pm

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby Kilpatrick » Wed May 26, 2010 11:09 pm

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby lostjake » Wed May 26, 2010 11:11 pm

Considering how easy it would be to cheat the LSAT yes, they are.

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby eandy » Wed May 26, 2010 11:41 pm

Kilpatrick wrote:Ok I take my sarcasm back, I guess it depends on if your proctor is a complete psychopath. No sane person is going to think Michael Your Last Name and Mike Your Last Name are two different people. When I took the LSAT I had a drivers license with the full version of my name on it which was different than the name printed on my ticket. It also had a picture of me that was like 10 years old and looked nothing like me. Nobody batted an eye.

I almost didn't get to take my test the first time because the proctor didn't think that I was actually me.

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby kalvano » Thu May 27, 2010 12:26 am

Kilpatrick wrote::shock: Wow proctors are idiots. I guess I got lucky.



They barely glanced at my ID. They were too busy chatting amongst themselves.

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby pilawpcv » Thu May 27, 2010 12:39 am

I have two middle names but LSAC will only let you put one on your account. The proctor made me wait outside while everyone else checked in then took me to the test center supervisor because my ID (license and passport) had two initials and my ticket only had one. Nerve-wracking.

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Re: LSAT care about Mike on Admissions TIcket vs Michael on ID?

Postby BlueCivic » Thu May 27, 2010 12:46 am

The bottom line on this is that its not a crazy thing for the proctors to be concerned about and it should be LSACs responsibility to declare the rule for this type of contingency. Individual proctors should not have to make on the spot decisions and test takers should not be left guessing.

I would imagine that LSAC has a clear stated policy on this. If they do not then they should.




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