Is December LSAT too late for applications?

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hrourke
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Is December LSAT too late for applications?

Postby hrourke » Sat Oct 16, 2010 5:16 pm

I'm preparing to retake the LSAT in December, but am a little worried that this will make my applications too late for most schools. Is this a valid concern?

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Re: Is December LSAT too late for applications?

Postby Ascend » Sat Oct 16, 2010 7:29 pm

Many school practice rolling admissions so it may disadvantage you to some extent, but it won't be too late to apply to most schools.

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Re: Is December LSAT too late for applications?

Postby Hannibal » Sat Oct 16, 2010 8:37 pm

It's too late for many schools in that unless you are an extremely strong candidate you will probably get WLed. Other schools don't do rolling admissions in that way and you'll be ok. So definitely not desirable, but workable.

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Re: Is December LSAT too late for applications?

Postby mazporrr » Sat Oct 16, 2010 9:06 pm

hrourke wrote:I'm preparing to retake the LSAT in December, but am a little worried that this will make my applications too late for most schools. Is this a valid concern?


You are at a disadvantage, but dont think that December is "too late for applications". I took my LSAT's last december and was worried that all the 'seats were filled' but I still received acceptances from the schools that accepted students within my score range. Remember to build a strong P.S., academic resume, D.S. (if applicable) etc.

Hope this helps...

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Re: Is December LSAT too late for applications?

Postby im_blue » Sat Oct 16, 2010 9:11 pm

It's not too late for your target schools, but reaches will be even harder.

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Re: Is December LSAT too late for applications?

Postby hrourke » Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:17 am

Thanks for the help. I was planning on having everything submitted for my applications (PS, Resume, etc.) so that they can start reviewing my apps as soon as they get my LSAT score. I really hope it doesn't end up hurting me in the end.

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Re: Is December LSAT too late for applications?

Postby capitalacq » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:36 pm

hrourke wrote:Thanks for the help. I was planning on having everything submitted for my applications (PS, Resume, etc.) so that they can start reviewing my apps as soon as they get my LSAT score. I really hope it doesn't end up hurting me in the end.

It wont. It's really just a very slight disadvantage and unless you're an extreme splitter, it's not likely going to make a difference

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Re: Is December LSAT too late for applications?

Postby jarofsoup » Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:53 pm

It is mid cycle. I am scrambling to get my apps out the day my test results come around Oct. 28th.


It is not late, but not early. On LSN a lot of people that apply after Dec. get shafted. So be prompt.


You also miss all of the EA and ED dates.




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