addendum for poor standardized test taking

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addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby adsssd » Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:58 pm

Do I qualify for a history of poor standardized testing addendum? If so, how do I write it? all advice is appreciated.

I have a 3.9 lsac ugpa and a 157 and 160 lsat.

My previous scores are:

SAT
Critical Reading – 640 – 88%
Mathematics – 520 – 51%
Writing – 530 – 64%
Total 1690/2400 - 71% of National college bound students in 2008

SAT Subject Test U.S. History – 590/800 – 40%

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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby SunshineMagic » Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:18 pm

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BVest
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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby BVest » Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:59 pm

What's your undergrad school like? Competitive? And what's your class rank like? (Even if they don't publish that, at 3.9, you're likely on some honor roll requiring top X%).

Just point out that you clearly do well on papers and exams (cf 3.9 gpa; top x% of class) but do not on standardized tests (40-71%ile)

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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby DCDuck » Wed Apr 18, 2012 7:06 pm

Don't write an addendum for this.

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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby cinephile » Wed Apr 18, 2012 7:17 pm

You certainly could write one, but it won't help.

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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby howlery » Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:03 pm

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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby presh » Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:10 pm

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Richie Tenenbaum
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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:12 pm

Have you considered retaking?

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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby 1776 » Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:57 am

No.

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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby Tom Joad » Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:59 am

You are in like the top 75th percentile of takers. How can you say you are a poor standardized test taker?

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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby Tiago Splitter » Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:24 pm

Take the test a third time, then try that strategy.

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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby franklyscarlet » Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:27 pm

you're not a poor standardized test taker. You're an average one.

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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby Cupidity » Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:40 pm

franklyscarlet wrote:you're not a poor standardized test taker. You're an average one.


THIS.

You can't get in the 80-90% percentile of a standardized test that is only taken by college graduates and complain you suck at standardized tests. You just aren't smart enough to get into a T-14 and you need to accept that.

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Re: addendum for poor standardized test taking

Postby Systematic1 » Sun Apr 22, 2012 8:00 pm

Cupidity wrote:
THIS.

You can't get in the 80-90% percentile of a standardized test that is only taken by college graduates and complain you suck at standardized tests. You just aren't smart enough currently to get into a T-14 and you need to accept that study harder than you have ever studied before so that you can retake and not let that GPA go to waste.


Accept nothing.




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