question about first diagnostic

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barberiolisa
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question about first diagnostic

Postby barberiolisa » Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:26 pm

I know everyone mentions the score they received on their first diagnostic, but are they referring to a more recent practice test. I took my first diagnostic and it was deplorable. However the book had the copyright of 2001, and said "Master the LSAT" being that that was the title of the book and it was from 2001, is it possible the exam was more harder OR my score is skewed because its not an up to date diagnostic?

Is it possible that you do one test in a practice book and receive 140, then take another and score 150ish?

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Re: question about first diagnostic

Postby Crowing » Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:56 pm

Was it an actual LSAT that had been administered in the past or was it a made-up test that simulated the LSAT?

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TTH
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Re: question about first diagnostic

Postby TTH » Sat Mar 02, 2013 3:41 pm

A ten-point score bump from your diagnostic is entirely possible, yes.

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Re: question about first diagnostic

Postby TripTrip » Sun Mar 03, 2013 1:27 am

barberiolisa wrote:I know everyone mentions the score they received on their first diagnostic

There's where you're wrong. "First diagnostic" is something prep companies use to convince you that you're doing better than when you started. The simple act of taking a diagnostic should automatically bring you up 3-5 points on your next PT.




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