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20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 3:11 pm
by 20feb2010
Which RC section was real?

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 3:13 pm
by schand
I had:

RC
Games
LR
RC
LR

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:00 pm
by gka
I had:

LR
RC
Games
LR
RC

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:03 pm
by bbaggins
I had:
RC
Games
LR
RC
LR

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:19 pm
by xcountryjunkie
schand wrote:I had:

RC
Games
LR
RC
LR


+1. (Which would make the pre-break RC the experimental one)

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:22 pm
by bbaggins
How do you know that?

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:24 pm
by DannyBoy_07
SO annoying that everyone had 2 RCs.

My first RC had the Darwin passage

My second RC had that HARD AS FUCK Sebastian Bach passage.

I am hoping the second RC was real, because with the exception of the Bach passage, I think I did well.

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:35 pm
by bbaggins
Yeah, I had the same arrangement. Do you remember the comparative reading passage in the 1st RC?

I thought the second one was harder, but statistically speaking, I think the 1st one is the experimental.

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:38 pm
by lnc2109
the comp. reading passage on sec 1 of my test was about non agricultural societies/carbs/tooth decay...and yes, the Bach one was very hard....It took me longer than usual to read that passage and I ran out of time, so I guessed "B" on a couple of them

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:40 pm
by DannyBoy_07
bbaggins wrote:Yeah, I had the same arrangement. Do you remember the comparative reading passage in the 1st RC?

I thought the second one was harder, but statistically speaking, I think the 1st one is the experimental.



My setup was

LR RC LG LR RC

In my first RC section the comparative RC passage dealt with Darwin. Darwin was passage A, Trphyst and Axx was Passage B.

I honestly think this passage was my RC experimental in December, and I don't know if that is a good thing or bad thing.

I am praying my first RC section was experimental.

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 5:18 pm
by schand
xcountryjunkie wrote:
schand wrote:I had:

RC
Games
LR
RC
LR


+1. (Which would make the pre-break RC the experimental one)


Does that mean you had something different for the first RC? I think my first RC comparison passage was about dental caries and the second RC comparison passage was on contracts and cotton shipment. Is this the same for you xcountryjunkie?

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:11 pm
by nonprofit-prophet
it sounds like you guys might have taken a test that was given internationally back in 07
http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prel ... msg2420158

does the description of the section sound right?

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:17 pm
by lnc2109
Yes, actually, i distinctly remember noting on the cover of the test booklet that the copyright date was 2007.

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:21 pm
by nonprofit-prophet
interesting...

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:29 pm
by theanswer
wow....that is quite a find

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:35 pm
by blhblahblah
IBTL

theanswer wrote:wow....that is quite a find


+1

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:09 pm
by lesak1313
So it seems like Native American women/contract case/?/Bach is real and there were two experimental sections. One experimental had a comparative on Darwin and one experimental had a comparative on tooth decay and carbs. If so, my experimental had the Darwin passage and I'm very happy about that. BTW, my test was LR-RC-LG-LR-RC.

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:15 pm
by keg411
It just means they either used an old international section on the test or an old international section as the experimental section. I always figured they re-used stuff and this test did feel like one of the tests in the late 40's/early 50's. I also had 2 RC's. Maybe everyone had 2 RC's. Maybe different sites had different tests. It's February so I always figure LSAC could do whatever they wanted since it's all undisclosed.

But the test felt different than 57 (June), 58 (Sept) or 59 (Dec). So different than I thought my LG was fake and I was surprised when I had a second RC.

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 10:24 pm
by Big4Jerm3
Y'all had the exact same reading comp as those of us that took the Dec 09 retake in Houston. I had the same reading comp topics that y'all mentioned as my real RC.

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 1:03 am
by nonprofit-prophet
wow so the same test has been given at least three times. that seems sloppy

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 4:21 am
by Creed Fan
For the 2/6 test, there was a Part A/Part B RC section about Darwin. Was the one on the make-up a two part section?

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:45 am
by xtrapjawx
I had RC (about Hispanic Women and their contributions to literature), then analytical reasoning, then LR, then RC ( the infamous Darwin passage), and LR again. I can't wait to get my bloody score!!

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:01 am
by goles5
My goal was a 170 and at the break I was very excited because i thought i was on pace to exceed that (Ive been comparing my lsat prep to the olympic athletes lately- hence the "on pace").

After the break though i hit a span of about 4-5 LRs towards the end of Section 4... then that one RC passage. Combine that with the fact that the curve back in 2007 could be like -7 and I dont feel so good about it.

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 10:30 am
by lnc2109
Wow-were the tests in and around 2007 with -7 curves? I don't have all of the 2007 PTs in front of me right now as of this moment, but I do have a few tests sitting next to my computer right now and I don't know if this would make you feel any better about the possible curve, but the Dec '07 test right in front of me has -11 for 170, Sept '07 has -10 for 170, PT 41 has -12 for 170, and PT 42 has -11 for 170. Of course, past curves on past tests probably did not influence the FEB make-up exam you just took, but the curve may very well be over -7. At least, I hope so, because that Bach passage was just atrocious for me.

Re: 20 Feb Make up test - Experimental Section?

Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 10:47 am
by samiam123
i took the Feb 8th Sabbath observer (3 weeks ago) test and my REAL RC was the comparative reading abt tooth decay and carries....