Addendum Advice: Multiple LSATs, SAT, GPA

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d3orange
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Addendum Advice: Multiple LSATs, SAT, GPA

Postby d3orange » Sun Nov 07, 2010 4:17 am

Hi All,

LSAT SCORES: 151 (year: 2007), 159 (2010), 161 (2010)
UGPA: 3.98
SAT SCORES:1180 (2002), 1190 (2003), 1250 (2003)

1. Did not study for the 1st LSAT Score, is this a good reason to put in addendum?
2. Is it worth comparing LSAT scores to SAT scores, to mention that SAT scores did not predict academic performance?

Any other advice? Thanks guys.

whymeohgodno
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Re: Addendum Advice: Multiple LSATs, SAT, GPA

Postby whymeohgodno » Sun Nov 07, 2010 4:19 am

This must be a troll. Who takes the SAT three times?

d3orange
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Re: Addendum Advice: Multiple LSATs, SAT, GPA

Postby d3orange » Sun Nov 07, 2010 4:21 am

whymeohgodno wrote:This must be a troll. Who takes the SAT three times?


I did. Fee waivers. Any advice?

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Re: Addendum Advice: Multiple LSATs, SAT, GPA

Postby Wannabelawyer101 » Sun Nov 07, 2010 1:33 pm

whymeohgodno wrote:This must be a troll. Who takes the SAT three times?


I did too. And it worked out fine.

But to answer the original question, saying you didn't study the first time makes you seem lazy, ill-prepared and arrogant. Don't say that.

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Re: Addendum Advice: Multiple LSATs, SAT, GPA

Postby d3orange » Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:17 pm

Thanks so much. Anyone else want to weigh in?

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Re: Addendum Advice: Multiple LSATs, SAT, GPA

Postby d3orange » Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:19 pm

Would you guys say a 1250 is a bad SAT score and its comparable to a 161? I am thinking of attaching the SAT score to the addendum.

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Re: Addendum Advice: Multiple LSATs, SAT, GPA

Postby etown989 » Sun Nov 07, 2010 9:36 pm

d3orange wrote:Would you guys say a 1250 is a bad SAT score and its comparable to a 161? I am thinking of attaching the SAT score to the addendum.


they do not care about the SAT (which you took in hs)

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Re: Addendum Advice: Multiple LSATs, SAT, GPA

Postby runningzigzag » Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:28 am

First, they don't care about SAT scores--period.

Second, they aren't going to care about an LSAT from 2007...it's going on 2011 and that was almost 4 years ago. I'd only concern yourself with your current scores from this past year.

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Re: Addendum Advice: Multiple LSATs, SAT, GPA

Postby ilovesf » Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:32 am

If you do not have a real reason for the discrepancy in your LSAT scores (ie not just I didn't study), I would not attach an addendum. I am also a re-taker, and I did not attach one unless the school required it. I also would not mention your SAT scores.

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Re: Addendum Advice: Multiple LSATs, SAT, GPA

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:46 am

I took the LSAT three times too. 157-164-172.

Some of my schools required an addendum for jumps of more than 4-6 points.

I wrote about how I changed my study method from rote memory and repetition to analyzing my strengths and weaknesses and focusing on correcting those mistakes.

I'll get back to you in a couple months re: how well that went.

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Re: Addendum Advice: Multiple LSATs, SAT, GPA

Postby 2014 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 9:49 am

I took the ACT 5 times, SAT twice. It was tons of fun...




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