Strategy plan

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Strategy plan

Postby waxecstatic » Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:56 am

I took the June 2010 LSAT, which I would rank as among the most difficult LSATs I had seen after taking around 20 PTs, and scored an unimpressive 157. I am aiming for a 5 point increase, but have not looked at an LSAT in nearly 2 months. My weakest section is LR, as I did not complete both sections in June. What is the best course of action to take to reach my goal given the time constraint? Any advice is appreciated. By the way, I work from 9-6:30...and have a girlfriend.

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Re: Strategy plan

Postby 3|ink » Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:59 am

waxecstatic wrote: By the way, I work from 9-6:30...and have a girlfriend.


Women weaken legs brains.

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Re: Strategy plan

Postby 3|ink » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:00 am

But seriously, if you've only taken 20 pts, you still have another 40 left at your disposal. Just take another 20. Make sure you take 5 section tests.

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Re: Strategy plan

Postby sophia.olive » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:06 am

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Re: Strategy plan

Postby sophia.olive » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:06 am

naw just joking, use the bibles

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Re: Strategy plan

Postby Jackie O » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:13 am

hmmm not understanding the humor of your joke, sophia
have I been given the power to ban yet?

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Re: Strategy plan

Postby Bumi » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:51 am

waxecstatic wrote:I took the June 2010 LSAT, which I would rank as among the most difficult LSATs I had seen after taking around 20 PTs


Really? Is this the consensus view? It seemed normal to me.

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Re: Strategy plan

Postby am060459 » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:56 am

i would rank it as difficult but not the MOST difficult.

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Re: Strategy plan

Postby am060459 » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:57 am

waxecstatic wrote:I took the June 2010 LSAT, which I would rank as among the most difficult LSATs I had seen after taking around 20 PTs, and scored an unimpressive 157. I am aiming for a 5 point increase, but have not looked at an LSAT in nearly 2 months. My weakest section is LR, as I did not complete both sections in June. What is the best course of action to take to reach my goal given the time constraint? Any advice is appreciated. By the way, I work from 9-6:30...and have a girlfriend.



what was your PT average? i scored at the upper range of my PT average (159) but decided to retake. here's to hoping lol.

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Re: Strategy plan

Postby TommyK » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:58 am

Bumi wrote:
waxecstatic wrote:I took the June 2010 LSAT, which I would rank as among the most difficult LSATs I had seen after taking around 20 PTs


Really? Is this the consensus view? It seemed normal to me.


The RC and LG sections seemed harder to me. The LR seemed easier. I'd say it was a difficult test, as the curve was pretty high - somewhere around -11 for 170 I think. But also, the curve factors in the difficulty of the exam, so I think it puts to bed any question on the objective difficulty of the test affecting a student's scaled score outcome. If you ended up scoring lower than your average PT, it may have been nerves, lack of sleep, or your adderall wearing off half-way because you had to wait 2 hours while signing your name and the honesty oath at the beginning.

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Re: Strategy plan

Postby 3|ink » Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:00 am

I scored a 159. My PT high was 169. My low was 162. Fuck Darn the LSAC.

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Re: Strategy plan

Postby waxecstatic » Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:08 am

Thanks for the tips, everyone.

If the experimental LG had counted, I probably would not be having this conversation right now. The LG was insane. Normally 3 are manageable, one of which is very easy. I felt all 4 games were, at minimum, of medium difficulty. I averaged around a 162 on PTs. I also remember the passage about some Mexican play/costumes/political movement being a little...well...confusing.

And oh yeah, I don't take Adderall anymore (how did that poster know?!), and it would be more effective for the MCAT than the LSAT, for the LSAT is substantially is less material based.

What's a good number of hours to spend per night until the next exam?

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Re: Strategy plan

Postby 3|ink » Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:12 am

waxecstatic wrote:If the experimental LG had counted, I probably would not be having this conversation right now.


If my experimental RC had counted...GOD!! It was so easy!! I know that I got 28/28 on it.




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