Early Decision at UGA Law

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GATA1989
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Early Decision at UGA Law

Postby GATA1989 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:15 pm

Long Time Stalker & First Time Poster,

UGA is my first choice, I am from Atlanta and go to UGA for UG. I'm a ~3.3 and a 164 in June (I'm retaking in October, I choked on my first section). I noticed on their website that they have an Early Decision option, I wanted to see if anybody had any experience with this at UGA and if it gave them a bump on their application. Or, if I score higher in Oct. would it negatively impact any chance at some scholarship money?

Thanks for any responses

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Re: Early Decision at UGA Law

Postby eandy » Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:34 pm

If you think you will score higher, do not do ED.
Are you OOS? If so, definitely do not ED if you can score higher.

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Re: Early Decision at UGA Law

Postby GATA1989 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 5:24 pm

I am in state and I do think I can score higher. I was PTing around 166-168 after just a couple months of hard prep and my nerves just got the best of me on the first section, so hopefully with a few more months of prep and a little less test day anxiety I can reach my potential. Do you discourage an ED b/c it will hurt any small chance at a little bit of scholarship?

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Re: Early Decision at UGA Law

Postby eandy » Tue Jul 24, 2012 5:30 pm

GATA1989 wrote:I am in state and I do think I can score higher. I was PTing around 166-168 after just a couple months of hard prep and my nerves just got the best of me on the first section, so hopefully with a few more months of prep and a little less test day anxiety I can reach my potential. Do you discourage an ED b/c it will hurt any small chance at a little bit of scholarship?

I don't know of anyone who applied ED to tell you for sure. If you apply ED with those numbers, I guarantee you will not get $. If you retake and score higher, you'll have a better shot of getting in with $. They're more giving towards OOS students because instate tuition is so low, but if you got a 168 you'd be in good shape I think.




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