Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

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Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby jachrist » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:21 pm

If you could give me any feedback on this addendum, I would greatly appreciate it.

Edited with changes.

I am including this addendum to address the 13-point difference between my October and December LSAT scores. The fact that I was ill during the October test session, coupled with a change in test preparation techniques should sufficiently explain my improvement. I believe that my second score is a better predictor of my current aptitude and potential for success in law school, and I ask the admissions committee to consider it as such.
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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby bk1 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:21 pm

"regimen," not "regiment."

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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby gbpackerbacker » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:23 pm

No, you were sick on that first test. Remember?

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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby Verity » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:24 pm

Revision:

I am including this addendum to address the 13-point difference between my October and December LSAT scores. I believe that severe test anxiety during the October test session, coupled with a change in test preparation techniques should sufficiently explain my improvement. I believe that my second score is a better predictor of my current aptitude and potential for success in law school, and I ask the admissions council to consider it so.
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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby CanadianWolf » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:25 pm

Consider: Better preparation for my second LSAT test led to the significant point increase in my December, 2010 LSAT score.

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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby Plan2008 » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:25 pm

I excused my weakness during the first test to nerves, only to find out a few days later that I was suffering from mono. :P

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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby BlueDiamond » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:28 pm

Never understood this.. just say you were sick as one of the people above said.. why tell them you have test anxiety when the only grades youll be receiving are based off of one test per class?

So again you were sick, remember???

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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby Verity » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:29 pm

We could give you more advice if we know the score of either one of your tests, and where you want to go to school.

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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby jachrist » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:36 pm

WOW!!!

That was quick.. Thanks for replying everyone.

my first score was a 146 and my second was a 159.
Also, I was actually ill during the first exam (stomach ulcer that flares up occasionally), but I didn't think that was an adequate reason because it seems EVERYONE is sick in an addendum???
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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby Verity » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:38 pm

jachrist wrote:WOW!!!

That was quick.. Thanks for replying everyone.

my first score was a 146 and my second was a 159.
Also, I was actually ill during the first exam (stomach ulcer that flares up occasionally), but I didn't think that was an adequate reason.???



Where do you want to practice, where do you want to study, and what type of law are you interested in?

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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby Verity » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:40 pm

Verity wrote:Revision:

I am including this addendum to address the 13-point difference between my October and December LSAT scores. I believe that severe test anxiety during the October test session, coupled with a change in test preparation techniques should sufficiently explain my improvement. I believe that my second score is a better predictor of my current aptitude and potential for success in law school, and I ask the admissions council to consider it so.



Should actually be "committee," to be precise. Nitpick.

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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby jachrist » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:40 pm

Criminal Law and Constitutional Law.

Not positive, but I am not holding my breath for georgetown... :) I don't want to go to Cooley either though. Somewhere in PA or south of it on the east coast

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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby Verity » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:53 pm

jachrist wrote:Criminal Law and Constitutional Law.

Not positive, but I am not holding my breath for georgetown... :) I don't want to go to Cooley either though. Somewhere in PA or south of it on the east coast



What's you're GPA? Are you an under-represented minority?

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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby jachrist » Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:53 pm

3.91 and nope

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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby Verity » Tue Feb 01, 2011 4:02 pm

jachrist wrote:3.91 and nope



I wouldn't bet on GTown, but cast a big net from 20-40, and pick the best offer.

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Re: Help with addendum for 13 pt. LSAT jump

Postby jachrist » Tue Feb 01, 2011 7:38 pm

what do you all think now?




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