february lsat

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february lsat

Postby jgatzz » Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:11 pm

Hi, non urm 171 (dec lsat, cancelled oct 2014) 3.46 gpa from top 15 UG (premed). Decent softs, WE, research grants, etc. I am gunning for top 6. Obvi hys unrealistic. Lsat went horribly- just got really nervous. Pt average around 178. Should i takr feb lsat? Likely will get 175 plus. Planning on submitting apps on jan 6. Thanks

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Re: february lsat

Postby Nebby » Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:21 pm

Submit & retake. You have a good plan.

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Re: february lsat

Postby jgatzz » Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:36 pm

Thanks Counselor. Are there downsides? Will i look flakey?

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Re: february lsat

Postby Nebby » Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:38 pm

No.

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Re: february lsat

Postby jgatzz » Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:46 pm

CounselorNebby wrote:No.


Got it. Are there any downsides if i score worse? Very unlikely, but covering all the bases

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Re: february lsat

Postby Nebby » Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:56 pm

Probably not, since they'll only take and report the highest LSAT for their US News rank whoring.

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Re: february lsat

Postby Rigo » Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:59 pm

jgatzz wrote:
CounselorNebby wrote:No.

Got it. Are there any downsides if i score worse? Very unlikely, but covering all the bases

There is no downside to retaking. Scoring lower wouldn't adversely impact your chances and you would be judged on the 171.

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Re: february lsat

Postby longhorn65 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:03 am

On this topic what all must be readily available to apply? Like some ED apps are do on the 15th do I have to have everything submited by then? Sorry Its probably a dumb question just checking

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Re: february lsat

Postby Rigo » Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:06 am

longhorn65 wrote:On this topic what all must be readily available to apply? Like some ED apps are do on the 15th do I have to have everything submited by then? Sorry Its probably a dumb question just checking

Yes, deadlines are deadlines. You would have to have everything submitted by then.

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Re: february lsat

Postby ilikebaseball » Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:08 am

longhorn65 wrote:On this topic what all must be readily available to apply? Like some ED apps are do on the 15th do I have to have everything submited by then? Sorry Its probably a dumb question just checking

everything should be taken care of via the CRS. your app must be sent in with all documents by then. So, if on LSAC, you have 1)Reportable LSAT score 2) LSAC GPA via transcript(s) 3) CRS is taken care of (LOR's and such) and you've filled out all necessary Why X essays and PS', then you can go for ED.

In other words, if what youre asking is if you can apply ED and email them "hey, I'm taking the LSAT next month, so I just wanna apply now for ED but please hold my app until my score comes in" I don't really think they do that

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Re: february lsat

Postby longhorn65 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:19 am

ilikebaseball wrote:
longhorn65 wrote:On this topic what all must be readily available to apply? Like some ED apps are do on the 15th do I have to have everything submited by then? Sorry Its probably a dumb question just checking

everything should be taken care of via the CRS. your app must be sent in with all documents by then. So, if on LSAC, you have 1)Reportable LSAT score 2) LSAC GPA via transcript(s) 3) CRS is taken care of (LOR's and such) and you've filled out all necessary Why X essays and PS', then you can go for ED.

In other words, if what youre asking is if you can apply ED and email them "hey, I'm taking the LSAT next month, so I just wanna apply now for ED but please hold my app until my score comes in" I don't really think they do that

Man you read me like a book. Thank you!

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Re: february lsat

Postby RCSOB657 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:33 am

Have to ask, pre-med but you're not going to a medical school? Did you change your mind?

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Re: february lsat

Postby longhorn65 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 3:29 am

RCSOB657 wrote:Have to ask, pre-med but you're not going to a medical school? Did you change your mind?

THis is true buuuut this was decided long ago. Actually got an introduction to "actual law" and not the glamorous law everyone sees on tv. I love it. Have a degree in Biology started out in engineering and realized patent law just makes sense.

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Re: february lsat

Postby RCSOB657 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:01 am

I was referring to OP, had no idea you were Pre-Med as well, lol. Small world.

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Re: february lsat

Postby musedreverie » Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:03 am

longhorn65 wrote:
RCSOB657 wrote:Have to ask, pre-med but you're not going to a medical school? Did you change your mind?

THis is true buuuut this was decided long ago. Actually got an introduction to "actual law" and not the glamorous law everyone sees on tv. I love it. Have a degree in Biology started out in engineering and realized patent law just makes sense.

Why are you answering the question directed at the OP?
edit: scooped

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Re: february lsat

Postby longhorn65 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:11 am

musedreverie wrote:
longhorn65 wrote:
RCSOB657 wrote:Have to ask, pre-med but you're not going to a medical school? Did you change your mind?

THis is true buuuut this was decided long ago. Actually got an introduction to "actual law" and not the glamorous law everyone sees on tv. I love it. Have a degree in Biology started out in engineering and realized patent law just makes sense.

Why are you answering the question directed at the OP?
edit: scooped

My bad didn't mean to hijack the thread




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