LSAT Impact on Law Review / OCI Chances

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LSAT Impact on Law Review / OCI Chances

Postby MrJD2020 » Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:27 pm

Does the LSAT play a role in getting onto a law review or in getting SA offers, after getting into a T6 school? I'm still waiting to hear back from schools but with an LSAT score on the low end (25th percentile), I'm wondering whether it will be advantageous in the long run to retake in June even if I manage to get in with my current scores. Do prospective employers ask about it? Does it play a role in getting onto reviews/journals?

(People always say the SAT doesn't matter after you get into college, yet I know that's not true from personal experience. Multiple post-UG finance positions ask for it.)

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Re: LSAT Impact on Law Review / OCI Chances

Postby BigZuck » Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:31 pm

LSAT doesn't matter after you get into law school

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Re: LSAT Impact on Law Review / OCI Chances

Postby lymenheimer » Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:48 pm

But poor research and attention to detail will fuck you up:
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Re: LSAT Impact on Law Review / OCI Chances

Postby NoDayButToday » Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:54 pm

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Re: LSAT Impact on Law Review / OCI Chances

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:23 pm

Oh my god no.

Also moved to correct forum.

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Re: LSAT Impact on Law Review / OCI Chances

Postby tomwatts » Tue Feb 07, 2017 3:38 pm

I think my LSAT score came up in a couple of clerkship applications, but it's not clear how the judges used it (or whether they cared at all). Other than that, it's strictly for admissions and doesn't matter once you're in.

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Re: LSAT Impact on Law Review / OCI Chances

Postby MrJD2020 » Tue Feb 07, 2017 6:34 pm

tomwatts wrote:I think my LSAT score came up in a couple of clerkship applications, but it's not clear how the judges used it (or whether they cared at all). Other than that, it's strictly for admissions and doesn't matter once you're in.


Thanks. Good to know.

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Re: LSAT Impact on Law Review / OCI Chances

Postby White Dwarf » Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:35 pm

I know the military branches ask for LSAT scores from JAG applicants. I have no idea if they carry any real weight.



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