3.0/166-Retake?

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3.0/166-Retake?

Postby FeelTheHeat » Mon Jan 31, 2011 1:49 am

Hey all,

I am from south Florida and wish to practice here. I have a $20,000 scholarship from FSU and will likely pay sticker at UF. Would it be worth it to wait a cycle, retake (I could probably break 170, I ran out of time during the first section and guessed about 5 questions), and work my butt off? Or would a 170 not make a difference at all given my career goals. I have a girl that I care deeply about down here FWIW. Thanks for any insight.
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Re: 3.0/166-Retake?

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Re: 3.0/166-Retake?

Postby FeelTheHeat » Mon Jan 31, 2011 1:54 am

Sticker at UF. Sorry about that. Couple beers, tough talk with the lady friend earlier about our future. Mind's hurtin'.

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Re: 3.0/166-Retake?

Postby gothamm » Mon Jan 31, 2011 2:36 am

Apply for the next cycle. Garner some WE and retake.

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Re: 3.0/166-Retake?

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Mon Jan 31, 2011 2:57 am

WE and 170 would do wonders.

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Re: 3.0/166-Retake?

Postby Sandro » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:42 pm

Curious as to what those of you who are saying get a 170 and retake think he will end up at ? WUSTL/Illinois ? UVA ed(doubtful) ? How will this give him significantly better options considering he would be more in debt and not exactly in at sure shot schools for FL...

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Re: 3.0/166-Retake?

Postby NoJob » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:43 pm

FeelTheHeat wrote:Hey all,

I am from south Florida and wish to practice here. I have a $20,000 scholarship from FSU and will likely pay sticker at UF. Would it be worth it to wait a cycle, retake (I could probably break 170, I ran out of time during the first section and guessed about 5 questions), and work my butt off? Or would a 170 not make a difference at all given my career goals. I have a girl that I care deeply about down here FWIW. Thanks for any insight.


Go do something.

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Re: 3.0/166-Retake?

Postby FeelTheHeat » Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:51 pm

Sandro wrote:Curious as to what those of you who are saying get a 170 and retake think he will end up at ? WUSTL/Illinois ? UVA ed(doubtful) ? How will this give him significantly better options considering he would be more in debt and not exactly in at sure shot schools for FL...


Thank you for reading the post.

I've also worked in either a full or part time capacity throughout my entire UG career.

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Re: 3.0/166-Retake?

Postby buckilaw » Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:58 pm

Sandro wrote:Curious as to what those of you who are saying get a 170 and retake think he will end up at ? WUSTL/Illinois ? UVA ed(doubtful) ? How will this give him significantly better options considering he would be more in debt and not exactly in at sure shot schools for FL...


Well, a 170 may put Vandy, GULC, and UVA into play. Good arguments can be made that the OP will have a better shot in his home market by going to Vandy, GULC, or UVA instead of a school in Florida. Depending on the OP's work experience - he said he had worked during UG - Northwestern might also be an option. Or, the OP could leverage a higher LSAT into a full ride at schools he is looking at now.

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Re: 3.0/166-Retake?

Postby buckilaw » Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:02 pm

FeelTheHeat wrote:Hey all,

I am from south Florida and wish to practice here. I have a $20,000 scholarship from FSU and will likely pay sticker at UF. Would it be worth it to wait a cycle, retake (I could probably break 170, I ran out of time during the first section and guessed about 5 questions), and work my butt off? Or would a 170 not make a difference at all given my career goals. I have a girl that I care deeply about down here FWIW. Thanks for any insight.


In regards to your girl, a year of work may let you see w/e that relationship is going. Which would presumably allow for a more calculated decision about whether to stay in Florida for school, move alone, or asking your girl to move with you.




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