Do retakers actually get into HYS?

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Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby BillsFan9907 » Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:59 pm

Was batting much higher on PTs but only hit the high 160s on my actual test. Do HYS even consider re-takers?

FWIW scored a 169 on test day and was batting a solid 175 average on my PTs. GPA is 3.74.
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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby lastsamurai » Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:34 pm

Yes, in your case I'd absolutely retake. Look through some of last year's threads in the Law School Acceptances forum...you'll find plenty of retakers who were admitted

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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby cotiger » Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:35 pm

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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby BalanceCare » Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:56 pm

Will now say the same thing I always say when this question comes up:

I had one cancel + multiple retakes good enough for lower T14. Put off LS for a while while working, figured out why I was having problems with the test, retook and scored in the high 170s, now at HYS.

Take your time. There's no rush. See the world, get a job, even a lame one; you'll gain life experience and your time at LS will benefit. You won't regret it when you're confidently prep testing at your target score.

Edited because you already know you've got the right stuff.
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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby banjo » Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:59 pm

Not always, but a lot of us still get CCN with money. Retaking is almost always worth it.

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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby MyNameIsFlynn! » Mon Oct 28, 2013 7:10 pm

Yes

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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby BillsFan9907 » Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:13 am

lastsamurai wrote:Yes, in your case I'd absolutely retake. Look through some of last year's threads in the Law School Acceptances forum...you'll find plenty of retakers who were admitted


Having a little trouble pinpointing the relevant discussions within the posts. Do you remember some usernames of those in this situation?

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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby BillsFan9907 » Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:40 am

banjo wrote:Not always, but a lot of us still get CCN with money. Retaking is almost always worth it.


Really? Can you briefly share your experience?

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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:31 am

Yes. I'm a HYS retaker as well.

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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby BillsFan9907 » Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:00 am

unc0mm0n1 wrote:Yes. I'm a HYS retaker as well.


Do you mind sharing your scores?

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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby banjo » Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:40 am

Seoulless wrote:
banjo wrote:Not always, but a lot of us still get CCN with money. Retaking is almost always worth it.


Really? Can you briefly share your experience?


I retook a long time ago and got a HYS-type score. Even though I wasn't admitted to HYS, retaking was still worth it--got money at all of CCN. In other words, HYS isn't the only reason to retake.

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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby BillsFan9907 » Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:49 am

banjo wrote:
Seoulless wrote:
banjo wrote:Not always, but a lot of us still get CCN with money. Retaking is almost always worth it.


Really? Can you briefly share your experience?


I retook a long time ago and got a HYS-type score. Even though I wasn't admitted to HYS, retaking was still worth it--got money at all of CCN. In other words, HYS isn't the only reason to retake.


Gotcha. That makes a lot of sense. To be honest, I'm more interested in CCN. What was your first and second score?

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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby questionsandanswers » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:07 am

I'm under the same dilemma - I have one cancel, one 170. If I retake, it'll have to be next June (I don't think I'll be ready for Dec). I see a couple of retakers, but is there a 3rd time retaker who could share his/her experiences? Thanks :)

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Re: Do retakers actually get into HYS?

Postby banjo » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:39 am

Seoulless wrote:
banjo wrote:
Seoulless wrote:
banjo wrote:Not always, but a lot of us still get CCN with money. Retaking is almost always worth it.


Really? Can you briefly share your experience?


I retook a long time ago and got a HYS-type score. Even though I wasn't admitted to HYS, retaking was still worth it--got money at all of CCN. In other words, HYS isn't the only reason to retake.


Gotcha. That makes a lot of sense. To be honest, I'm more interested in CCN. What was your first and second score?


164, took a break from the LSAT for a few years, and then a 176.




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