Order Written Grading?

X_Soda
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Order Written Grading?

Postby X_Soda » Sat Oct 09, 2010 6:26 pm

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I took the LSAT today, and only after I finished the entire test did a thought occur to me. On my practice tests, I had been in the habit of underlining the number on my answer sheets of problems I wanted to revisit if I had extra time. I did that today for 4 or 5 questions. Do you think these underlines (just under the number, not interfering with the bubbles in any way) could possible tamper with the results of my test? Should I request a written scoring of the test? I know this is probably the most neurotic paranoid thought ever, but just wondering if anyone else has experienced something similar.

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Re: Order Written Grading?

Postby toolfan » Sat Oct 09, 2010 6:30 pm

YES. Such markings could negatively effect you.

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Re: Order Written Grading?

Postby X_Soda » Sat Oct 09, 2010 6:51 pm

Will this effect the length of time it takes for me to receive my results?

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Re: Order Written Grading?

Postby s254w » Sat Oct 09, 2010 6:54 pm

I don't see how this would affect your score. If you only have one bubble in each line, then the scanner would pick it up and score it as a credited response. What does a machine care about underlined question numbers?
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Re: Order Written Grading?

Postby toolfan » Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:25 pm

stray marks on the scan tron can cause the scanner to pick up the errant marks and (possibly) incorrectly score the question. it's not a risk i would take.

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Re: Order Written Grading?

Postby toolfan » Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:25 pm

s254w wrote:I don't see how this would affect your score. If you only have one bubble in each line, then the scantron would pick it up and score it as a credited response. What does a machine care about underlined question numbers?


i think he is saying that he underlines the question on the scan tron...

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Re: Order Written Grading?

Postby s254w » Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:36 pm

I know. I am still not sure it would affect his score. The reason given above has some merit, but I would imagine his marks would not be really heavy compared to his bubbles which would have been entirely filled?

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Re: Order Written Grading?

Postby X_Soda » Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:20 pm

Damn.. I'm cool with shelling out the $42 (in practice, in principle I think it's ludicrous), but I don't want to delay my test score arrival at all. I want to have everything sent out by November 1st. Anyone with experience requesting hand grading?




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