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The farthest someone has gone to take LSAT

Postby BillsFan9907 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:17 am

What's the furthest someone has gone to take the LSAT?
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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby cotiger » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:23 am

Tbilisi

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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby guano » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:25 am

Where do you live?

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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby stillwater » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:28 am

take it in Munich, if you must. Tbilisi is probably not where you want to take the LSAT. Take the LSAT, then go to Tbilisi or Yerevan.

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Postby BillsFan9907 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:32 am

I actually agree.
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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby cotiger » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:34 am

stillwater wrote:take it in Munich, if you must. Tbilisi is probably not where you want to take the LSAT. Take the LSAT, then go to Tbilisi or Yerevan.


I'm sure it's fine. Or at least not any more likely to be bad than Munich or any other place. If you feel more comfortable taking it in Germany, then do that.

But Georgia looks absolutely awesome.

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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby stillwater » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:36 am

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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:38 am

stillwater wrote:take it in Munich, if you must. Tbilisi is probably not where you want to take the LSAT. Take the LSAT, then go to Tbilisi or Yerevan.


This. I took it twice in Europe. Once in Paris, a city I had been to many times and knew my way around. It was a lot less stress and less distractions. The second time I took it in Istanbul, a place I had never been before and was unfamiliar with. It was a bit more stressful trying t find the testing center and places to eat etc. Not to mention I really wanted to go out and explore Istanbul. It wasn't a huge difference but I think taking it some place you're more comfortable is always the correct answer.

Protip: Get there early on friday. Check the train routes and do a dry run. This saved my butt in Paris because the train was closed that saturday so I had to figure out which bus I should take and where to get off.

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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:39 am

Seoulless wrote:I'm in Madrid now. I guess we're all on the same page - this is a test that will determine my future. No matter how enticing some of the alternatives may be, the number one priority is maximizing the chances of comfortable testing experience, not tourism.

Nonetheless, it's helpful to talk these things out, and I am incredibly tempted to go to the Caucuses.

Obviously going on vacation after is a great idea.


Why not take it in Paris? You're much closer.

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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby cotiger » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:39 am

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Postby BillsFan9907 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:46 am

Wouldn't do it.
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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby guano » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:56 am

unc0mm0n1 wrote:in Paris ... the train was closed

I'm shocked

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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:02 pm

Seoulless wrote:
unc0mm0n1 wrote:
Seoulless wrote:I'm in Madrid now. I guess we're all on the same page - this is a test that will determine my future. No matter how enticing some of the alternatives may be, the number one priority is maximizing the chances of comfortable testing experience, not tourism.

Nonetheless, it's helpful to talk these things out, and I am incredibly tempted to go to the Caucuses.

Obviously going on vacation after is a great idea.


Why not take it in Paris? You're much closer.


Two considerations: 1) English proficiency and 2) Price. What say you?


Have you been to Munich? have you been to Paris? I've lived in Germany and finding English speakers in Paris is just as easy as in Munich. All the train stations have English speakers as well as the hotels, many of the restaurants do to. The test will be in English and all the proctors will speak English. IF you are worried about the random person speaking English. Why not take it in London. It's about the same distance. Also Paris is expensive but it'll be cheaper to get to. The hotel/hostel rates aren't that much cheaper in Munich as to offset the travel expense and time.
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Postby BillsFan9907 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:04 pm

unc0mm0n1 wrote:Have you been to Munich? have you been to Paris? I've lived in Germany and finding English speakers in paris is just as easy as in Munich. All the train stations have English speakers as well as the hotels, many of the restaurants as well. The test will be in English and all the proctors will speak English. IF you are worried about the random person speaking English. Why not take it in London. It's about the same distance. Also Paris is expensive but it'll be cheaper to get to. The hotel/hostel rates aren't that much cheaper in Munich as to offset the travel expense and time.


Great points.
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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:21 pm

Just looked it real quick. Ryanair doesn't fly from Madrid to Munich but it does go from madrid to Paris. You can do a thursday-Saturday ticket for less than 75 euros. That's prob at least 225-250 Euros cheaper than you'd find to munich.

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Postby BillsFan9907 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:29 pm

He didn't seem to pleased.
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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby stillwater » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:30 pm

Seoulless wrote:
unc0mm0n1 wrote:Just looked it real quick. Ryanair doesn't fly from Madrid to Munich but it does go from madrid to Paris. You can do a thursday-Saturday ticket for less than 75 euros. That's prob at least 225-250 Euros cheaper than you'd find to munich.


What are your thoughts on Sofia? The testing location appears to be packed with hotels. The flight is about 200. Which, when accounting for the transportation racket at BVA airport, puts the "getting there" price on par with Paris.

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bro, the LSAT isn't a vacation. Work hard, take the LSAT, then dick around and travel about.

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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:30 pm

Seoulless wrote:
unc0mm0n1 wrote:Just looked it real quick. Ryanair doesn't fly from Madrid to Munich but it does go from madrid to Paris. You can do a thursday-Saturday ticket for less than 75 euros. That's prob at least 225-250 Euros cheaper than you'd find to munich.


What are your thoughts on Sofia? The testing location appears to be packed with hotels. The flight is about 200. Which, when accounting for the transportation racket at BVA airport, puts the "getting there" price on par with Paris.

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What flight is 200? To Bulgaria? You are worried about English speaking people in Paris but you're considering taking a test in Bulgaria? I've been there and the level of English makes Paris seem like Topeka Kansas.
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Postby BillsFan9907 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:31 pm

it was about like 4,000.
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Postby BillsFan9907 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:32 pm

stillwater wrote:
bro, the LSAT isn't a vacation. Work hard, take the LSAT, then dick around and travel about.


That's obviously my perspective as well. I am not sure that he made the best decision for himself.
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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby guano » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:32 pm

I'm
Surprised there isn't a testing center in Spain

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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:35 pm

guano wrote:I'm
Surprised there isn't a testing center in Spain


Just like I was surprised there wasn't one in Western Germany or the Netherlands when I lived there.

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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:35 pm

Seoulless wrote:
unc0mm0n1 wrote:
What flight is 200?



MAD to Sofia


Bulgaria? You are worried about English speaking people in Paris but you're considering taking a test in Bulgaria? I've been there and the level of English makes Paris seem like Topeka Kansas.

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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby stillwater » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:39 pm

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Re: Where in "Europe" should I take the LSAT

Postby applepiecrust » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:42 pm

How about Prague or Budapest? There are always cheap flights to both & they are easy cities to get around & you an have cheap delicious beer after your test

Also just noticed Dublin is a center -- that would solve your English-language accessibility concerns




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