Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

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Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby WDwheatley » Wed Jun 09, 2010 12:41 pm

Hey everyone, if you took the test in a Los Angeles test center and were a little uneasy after the earthquake struck, ie, if you were like me and took your test on the 12th floor, please notify LSAC ASAP. They are aware of the situation and depending on the amount of complaints, proper action will be taken. The representative told me that either an official statement will be released with our scores letting schools know about the conditions we were under or a NEW alternate test will be giving.

Thank you,

Wheatley

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby 3|ink » Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:10 pm

WDwheatley wrote:Hey everyone, if you took the test in a Los Angeles test center and were a little uneasy after the earthquake struck, ie, if you were like me and took your test on the 12th floor, please notify LSAC ASAP. They are aware of the situation and depending on the amount of complaints, proper action will be taken. The representative told me that either an official statement will be released with our scores letting schools know about the conditions we were under or a NEW alternate test will be giving.

Thank you,

Wheatley


This is why you shouldn't live in LA. Haven't you seen 2012?

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby ThrobbinMonster » Wed Jun 09, 2010 5:52 pm

I found out that the 2008 California Bar Exam gave test-takers FREE BONUS POINTS! (essentially) for having endured an earthquake.

If we can mobilize a fat lot of LA test-takers to write and complain to the LSAC, we maybe could get some decent favorable consideration.

Tell everybody you know that took it in the LA basin to write an email. This could be pretty good.

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby TCScrutinizer » Wed Jun 09, 2010 6:16 pm

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jun 09, 2010 6:18 pm

TCScrutinizer wrote:Image


Epic.

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby FuManChusco » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:03 pm

TCScrutinizer wrote:Image


Just because this deserves to be seen in 3 separate posts.

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby KibblesAndVick » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:05 pm

This thread improved quickly.

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby crossingforHYS » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:14 pm

I dont know if I want a new test but I would be down for an extra note next to me test..so just calling in will work?

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby ThrobbinMonster » Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:42 am

ITT: newfags detected

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby ThrobbinMonster » Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:45 am

crossingforHYS wrote:I dont know if I want a new test but I would be down for an extra note next to me test..so just calling in will work?


Go for it. A note would be sweet. *Earthquake Survivor* Or two points. Or $170 store credit whatever. But definitely call them.

I'm not bullshitting about the Cal Bar handing out free points http://search.calbar.ca.gov/search?star ... e+bar+exam

This could be good.

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby WDwheatley » Thu Jun 10, 2010 3:26 am

Yes! A new test would be epic, however, knowing LSAC that will never happen...

Ok, I spoke with an LSAC rep today and this is what you need to do. You must fax in a formal complaint to LSAC (Fax: 215.968.1277), this is not only to inform them of your dilemma for special review, but also to put a hold on your account. The hold on your account extends the time you have to make a decision on whether or not you wish to cancel your score. The lady said LSAC should know by next week what the accommodations will be.

I was taking the test on the 12th floor near LAX, 5 miles from the epicenter. The quake struck during my RC section, disappointing...

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby ThrobbinMonster » Thu Jun 10, 2010 2:17 pm

^^Same deal for me, I got an extended cancellation window and they will let me know what favorable consideration they are going to extend me by next week.

I was able to file a formal complaint by email - LSACinfo@LSAC.org. Just included my account number.

If you are an Angelino, you really should try to get a piece of this. The more people that complain, the more gravitas with which they will view the earthquake.

For real though, this quake was distracting. You never know if it's better to flee the building or ride it out. So I had to be thinking evacuation plan AND logical reasoning. Not easy.

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby Kilpatrick » Thu Jun 10, 2010 2:24 pm

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby ThrobbinMonster » Thu Jun 10, 2010 5:26 pm

Kilpatrick wrote:You must not have lived in LA long. I haven't been shook up by an earthquake since I was like 4 years old. I didn't even know there was an earthquake on Monday.


Well . . . we go back in LA to the 19th century as it turn out . . . but I think it's cute that your ilk is bandwagoning the Lakers. Say, isn't Kilpatrick a reform school?

It's kind of exacerbated when you're in a high-rise building that was built in the 1920s - Bullocks Wilshire.

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Re: Los Angeles test takers - earthquake

Postby FuManChusco » Thu Jun 10, 2010 5:32 pm

ThrobbinMonster wrote:
Kilpatrick wrote:You must not have lived in LA long. I haven't been shook up by an earthquake since I was like 4 years old. I didn't even know there was an earthquake on Monday.


Well . . . we go back in LA to the 19th century as it turn out . . . but I think it's cute that your ilk is bandwagoning the Lakers. Say, isn't Kilpatrick a reform school?

It's kind of exacerbated when you're in a high-rise building that was built in the 1920s - Bullocks Wilshire.


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