7 pt jump; LSAT addendum?

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BalanceCare
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7 pt jump; LSAT addendum?

Postby BalanceCare » Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:38 pm

Hi,

Looking for guidance as to whether I should submit a brief LSAT addendum. In 2010, I took the test three times, scoring in the 95th - 97th percentile range. Decided to put off LS for a while and work, and studied the hell out of LG, which had been my only problem area. Scored 177 in June.

I don't really have an excuse, so my impulse is not to write one. I just couldn't do LG quickly before, and then this time I could. Is it conventional wisdom to write something if you have greater than a 6 point jump?

Thanks!

Mal Reynolds
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Re: 7 pt jump; LSAT addendum?

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:48 pm

Don't write one if your answer is going to be "I got better at taking the test."

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Re: 7 pt jump; LSAT addendum?

Postby gaud » Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:51 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:Don't write one if your answer is going to be "I got better at taking the test."


+1.

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Re: 7 pt jump; LSAT addendum?

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:57 pm

And I'll preempt your next question: no we won't give you an idea of the type of things an addendum would be good for. If you can't come up with a genuine reason on your own, you don't have a good enough reason. Plus, at the end of the day they'll just care about your highest LSAT score anyway.

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Re: 7 pt jump; LSAT addendum?

Postby Nova » Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:36 pm

BalanceCare wrote:I don't really have an excuse, so my impulse is not to write one.


your impulse is correct

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Re: 7 pt jump; LSAT addendum?

Postby tabula rasa » Sun Sep 16, 2012 10:54 pm

Nova wrote:
BalanceCare wrote:I don't really have an excuse, so my impulse is not to write one.


your impulse is correct
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