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Application

Postby mjt3 » Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:49 am

Hi everyone,

Like most of you, yesterday I received my LSAT score. This was my second time taking it and I did not improve nearly as much as I had hoped. I have a relatively high GPA but my LSAT score was a 149. I was hoping to at least break into the 150s. I am a student-athlete and although that is in no way an excuse, the constant demands of my seasons, and literally no "offseason" left me struggling to study for the LSAT even over the summer. I feel very discouraged and don't know what to do. Since I missed the December LSAT registration, and there isn't really that much more time to prepare for it, should I go ahead and apply to law schools? I am very academically successful at my university, it just really didn't translate over to my LSAT. Any advice? I am from the DC area, and Georgetown was of course my top choice. Realistically, this is looking more and more out of reach.

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Re: Application

Postby mjt3 » Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:53 am

I forgot to mention I also hired a professional tutor to help me out over the summer.

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Re: Application

Postby cavalier1138 » Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:43 am

You should not go to any law school that will accept you with a 149. So applying this cycle looks like it would largely be a waste of your time and money. Take a breath. You don't need to go to law school this year. Get your shit together and get an LSAT score you can work with.

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Re: Application

Postby Rigo » Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:16 pm

Sit out the cycle.

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Re: Application

Postby guynourmin » Thu Oct 20, 2016 3:27 pm

You have about 100 reasons not to go to law school this year. You shouldn't even apply. So you didn't have time to study as a student athlete - make time to study as an adult! Law school will always be there. good luck.

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Re: Application

Postby toobig2lose » Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:32 pm

Sit out to another cycle.

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Re: Application

Postby cavalier1138 » Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:08 am

toobig2lose wrote:Sit out to another cycle.


General word of advice (since it looks like you're new): check the date on threads before posting. This is over a month old, and everyone already told the OP the same thing. No real point in bumping it to repeat the same words others have already used.



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