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LSAT Score Addendum?

Postby Sawtooth » Tue Oct 04, 2016 3:54 pm

I took the June 2015 LSAT without much preparation and got a 163. I am waiting for my September score, but based on my PTs I am hoping for something in the low 170s. How big of a difference between my scores would warrant writing an LSAT addendum to explain the discrepency?

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Re: LSAT Score Addendum?

Postby cavalier1138 » Tue Oct 04, 2016 4:08 pm

You don't need to write an LSAT score addendum.

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Re: LSAT Score Addendum?

Postby Lawschool305 » Tue Oct 04, 2016 4:14 pm

OP I am in the same boat as you. I will not be writing an Addendum. It seems really unnecessary.

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Re: LSAT Score Addendum?

Postby lula43 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 2:46 pm

What about for a 147, also with little prep, to a 158+? Does such a low score require an addendum?

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Re: LSAT Score Addendum?

Postby Keilz » Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:44 am

lula43 wrote:What about for a 147, also with little prep, to a 158+? Does such a low score require an addendum?


Yes and it's a big gap

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Re: LSAT Score Addendum?

Postby lula43 » Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:41 am

Keilz wrote:
lula43 wrote:What about for a 147, also with little prep, to a 158+? Does such a low score require an addendum?


Yes and it's a big gap


Is it sufficient to explain that I'm just an asshole who didn't prepare properly and was in a hurry to take the test? Or do you think that speaks negatively to my character/ability to make good decisions?

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Re: LSAT Score Addendum?

Postby Keilz » Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:14 am

lula43 wrote:
Keilz wrote:
lula43 wrote:What about for a 147, also with little prep, to a 158+? Does such a low score require an addendum?


Yes and it's a big gap


Is it sufficient to explain that I'm just an asshole who didn't prepare properly and was in a hurry to take the test? Or do you think that speaks negatively to my character/ability to make good decisions?


I think that's too negative. Just say what you did to improve your score and your performance on the first one highlighted where you needed to improvr

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Re: LSAT Score Addendum?

Postby lula43 » Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:21 am

Keilz wrote:
lula43 wrote:
Keilz wrote:
lula43 wrote:What about for a 147, also with little prep, to a 158+? Does such a low score require an addendum?


Yes and it's a big gap


Is it sufficient to explain that I'm just an asshole who didn't prepare properly and was in a hurry to take the test? Or do you think that speaks negatively to my character/ability to make good decisions?


I think that's too negative. Just say what you did to improve your score and your performance on the first one highlighted where you needed to improvr


Alright, thank you.

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Re: LSAT Score Addendum?

Postby beckettbuddy » Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:22 am

Keilz wrote:
lula43 wrote:
Keilz wrote:
lula43 wrote:What about for a 147, also with little prep, to a 158+? Does such a low score require an addendum?


Yes and it's a big gap


Is it sufficient to explain that I'm just an asshole who didn't prepare properly and was in a hurry to take the test? Or do you think that speaks negatively to my character/ability to make good decisions?


I think that's too negative. Just say what you did to improve your score and your performance on the first one highlighted where you needed to improvr


Also, you should probably say butthole instead of asshole. The latter is a little graphic

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Re: LSAT Score Addendum?

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:28 am

The addendum is still pretty unnecessary unless a school specifically asks for an explanation of a large gap. Like, if you tanked it because of a personal emergency or illness it might be worth mentioning, but I think confronted with the two scores, a school will just assume that you studied the second time around.

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Re: LSAT Score Addendum?

Postby TripTrip » Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:14 pm

I agree with Nonny. OP def doesn't need an addendum. Also no addendum for 147-->158.

If you jump 147-->171, then you should probably submit an addendum.



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