5 LSAT scores - should I write addendum?

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PetitBonaparte
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5 LSAT scores - should I write addendum?

Postby PetitBonaparte » Sun Oct 31, 2010 6:50 pm

I have 5 LSAT scores on file all within the range of 154-159. Even though I PT'd at 165-171 each time, I fell short of my expectations with every administration. I really have no explanation for it, except that I fell ill during one of the administrations, but now I have 5 scores on my file. Should I still write an addendum, even though I have no explanation?

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Lonagan
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Re: 5 LSAT scores - should I write addendum?

Postby Lonagan » Sun Oct 31, 2010 6:54 pm

It would be difficult to write an addendum that would convince an adcomm your score should be something other than what your five existing scores say it is. You've taken the test five times; it probably is what it is.

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Re: 5 LSAT scores - should I write addendum?

Postby PetitBonaparte » Sun Oct 31, 2010 6:55 pm

Thanks, that's what I figured.

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Re: 5 LSAT scores - should I write addendum?

Postby cubswin » Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:12 pm

PetitBonaparte wrote:I have 5 LSAT scores on file all within the range of 154-159. Even though I PT'd at 165-171 each time, I fell short of my expectations with every administration. I really have no explanation for it, except that I fell ill during one of the administrations, but now I have 5 scores on my file. Should I still write an addendum, even though I have no explanation?


"Despite scoring within a narrow range consistently on 5 administrations, I would like to fault illness for one of those scores. I sincerely hope that the committee will do the right thing and credit me for scoring somewhere in the 165-171 range on that test, seeing as how all of my practice tests were in that range, and I can only assume I would have performed similarly had it not been for illness. I trust that the committee will also consider this adjusted score the only relevant score for the purpose of my admission. Thank you."

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2Serious4Numbers
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Re: 5 LSAT scores - should I write addendum?

Postby 2Serious4Numbers » Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:16 pm

If nothing else if I was an adcomm I would give you credit for going thru LSAT hell on five seperate occasions

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Re: 5 LSAT scores - should I write addendum?

Postby URMdan » Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:19 pm

What's the time difference between your first and last LSAT score?

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Re: 5 LSAT scores - should I write addendum?

Postby 2014 » Sun Oct 31, 2010 8:22 pm

I think it's safe to say you scored where you should have if you did it 5 times straight.




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