finally. my first 180. 9/13/10.
98/100 raw score. PT 56.
-1 on RC (my best ever... had been getting -2 wrong for a few weeks. i got a detail question wrong which is upsetting, especially because i spent 12 minutes on the particular passage and questions because i knew it'd be the most difficult)
-1 on LR (it was a question #8 style of arguing question----just thought the right answer choice meant something different than it did.)
i still think there's room for improvement with the 2 questions obviously, and i finished right on time for RC... i've been able to finish all the other sections 5 minutes early which i think is huge because you never know what's gonna happen at the test location, and i don't think as rationally when i know i only have 1 minute left.
right now, my biggest fear are factors partially outside of my control:
1.) sleep the night before 2.) noise distractions 3.) sitting next to someone annoying 4.) bed bugs (theyre prevalent all over, and i do get my high 170s at various libraries, but at a library that was later found to have bed bugs, i scored down in the high 160s which would make a retake a dumb move... i just couldn't concentrate on more convoluted questions.)
i have taken a strict no alcohol, no social night life outside of the gym and no sex vow until after the LSAT, and am glad to see it paying dividends. last time, i did not study too hard, was a male wh*re and still came this close to breaking a 170. i definitely think this will be a more rewarding route