When to apply and what affects waiting has.

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Solerpower
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When to apply and what affects waiting has.

Postby Solerpower » Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:21 pm

I'm debating whether or not to switch my LSAT date to October from June in order to have the entire summer to properly prepare myself. Due to switching the date, I will of course have a later application.

My question(s) is/are simple. If I apply in November rather than September, will I be negativley affected. Also, how early/late is a November application considered.

So, in the end, is delaying my LSAT to properly prepare myself worth the later application completion date?

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Re: When to apply and what affects waiting has.

Postby kalvano » Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:02 am

I love posting in your threads.

It's not a significant difference if the score will be higher.

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Solerpower
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Re: When to apply and what affects waiting has.

Postby Solerpower » Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:28 am

Thanks Kalvano.

BTW, is that a compliment or a sarcastic slap in the face?

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Re: When to apply and what affects waiting has.

Postby JuTMSY4 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:45 am

I agree. Later is fine if you're working to improve your score.

More importantly, you can also work on getting LoRs and working on your personal (and diversity/adversity if applicable) statements while studying.

Assuming you're still in college (and jobless/working pt), you'll have plenty of time over the summer

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Re: When to apply and what affects waiting has.

Postby kaydish21 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:46 am

Switching to the September test will not hinder you significantly. Most law school applicants use the September lsat so if you can improve by even 2-3 points it is definitely worth it to study all summer and wait until September. Those applying using a December or later score are the first to really feel a significant disadvantage from applying later in the cycle.




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