Will taking the LSAT in December hurt my admission chances+

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shifty_eyed
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Will taking the LSAT in December hurt my admission chances+

Postby shifty_eyed » Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:09 pm

for fall 2011 admissions? I already haven taken the LSAT before, but I am planning to retake. Debating whether to sign up for October and pay late fee or take it in December. I will be prepared to take in October, so it's really the $68 I am worried about. But, I'd rather have my application in sooner rather than later if that will help. Hope that makes sense.
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Re: Will taking the LSAT in November hurt my admission chances+

Postby Dany » Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:10 pm

The LSAT isn't offered in November.

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Re: Will taking the LSAT in November hurt my admission chances+

Postby shifty_eyed » Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:12 pm

oops, I meant December.

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Re: Will taking the LSAT in December hurt my admission chances+

Postby Dany » Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:14 pm

Anyway, yes, it will greatly diminish your chances.

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Re: Will taking the LSAT in November hurt my admission chances+

Postby St.Remy » Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:15 pm

shifty_eyed wrote:for fall 2011 admissions? I already haven taken the LSAT before, but I am planning to retake. Debating whether to sign up for October and pay late fee or take it in December. I will be prepared to take in October, so it's really the $68 I am worried about. But, I'd rather have my application in sooner rather than later if that will help. Hope that makes sense.


If you take the December test then chances are you won't be able to get your apps in until early January. This is after the majority of students, and because of rolling admissions this will have a negative impact on your chances. I think that unless you are on food-stamps you should suck it up and pay the late registration fee for the October LSAT.

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Re: Will taking the LSAT in December hurt my admission chances+

Postby shifty_eyed » Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:24 pm

Yes, I am really regretting not registering TWO days ago for the October test. I should have mentioned that I'm not applying to tippy-top law schools, but I might as well do everything I can to maximize my chances of acceptance.




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