Using LSAC Application

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Using LSAC Application

Postby packer_22 » Sat Nov 29, 2014 1:52 pm


I'm currently in the process of applying to law schools, and I'm applying to 13 (all 14 except Berkeley because no fee waiver or scholarship offers).

How does the LSAC application process work? I finished my first application (Duke) but didn't submit it. I then went through the Georgetown application, and many of the same details were already filled in (bio, demographics, awards). This is great, because it will save me a ton of time.

This prompts some questions:
1) How does this mechanism work? If I make a change on one application, will it make a change on all of them? For example, fixing a typo?
2) Does it make sense to do one application, perfect it, make sure there are absolutely NO typos before doing any of the other ones?
3) Once I submit and pay my application, and LSAC sends the report, how do I get my "status checker" and all that?

Thanks for the help!

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Re: Using LSAC Application

Postby Mullens » Sat Nov 29, 2014 2:23 pm

I have no idea how the LSAC Application forms work, but you should proofread every application before you submit. I would assume that changes to one do not make any changes to others.

Also, Berkeley offers scholarships and has pretty specific rules about matching scholarships. See: Berkeley's guide to matching scholarships


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Re: Using LSAC Application

Postby JFO1833 » Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:19 am

I have found that the information does not update from one form to the other. After I finish a school what I've done is to delete the next application I'm going to do and restart it that way it populates the latest data.

For some reason (for the schools that want it) High School info doesn't transfer.

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Re: Using LSAC Application

Postby ChemEng1642 » Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:54 am

JFO1833 wrote:I have found that the information does not update from one form to the other.

It would also probably be better to make sure one is perfect before completing the rest so you aren't making small changes over and over for every app

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Re: Using LSAC Application

Postby LET'S GET IT » Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:28 pm

Looks like the first two have been covered so I'll answer #3. The school will e-mail you, or in some cases snail mail your status checker info.

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Re: Using LSAC Application

Postby hillz » Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:06 pm

^ yep. Most schools let you know they've received your app and send you a status checker; sometimes at the same time and sometimes not. It's taken anywhere from a week to a couple of weeks for me to receive a status checker from some schools.

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