When do December tests usually release?

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When do December tests usually release?

Postby 2014 » Sat Oct 30, 2010 10:55 pm

I know that Sept/Oct releases 20 days later or 3 days before the quoted date, but for December these lead to different days.
Historically has it been 20 days later (i.e. Dec 31 this year) or 3 days before (Jan. 7)?

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Re: When do December tests usually release?

Postby luckyme » Sun Oct 31, 2010 12:41 am

bump

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Re: When do December tests usually release?

Postby 2011Law » Sun Oct 31, 2010 1:01 am

Was asking the same thing earlier. Bump.

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Re: When do December tests usually release?

Postby im_blue » Sun Oct 31, 2010 1:22 am

Test Date.....Actual Release Date(ARD).....Scheduled Release Date(SRD)..... ARD Diff.... SRD Diff
12/04/04.....12/22/04 Wed...................01/04/05 Tue........................18 Days......31 Days
12/03/05.....12/23/05 Fri.....................12/27/05 Tue.........................20 Days......24 Days
12/02/06.....12/21/06 Thu....................01/02/07 Tue........................19 Days..... 31 Days
12/01/07.....12/20/07 Thu....................01/02/08 Wed........................19 Days.....32 Days
12/06/08.....12/29/08 Mon....................01/05/09 Mon........................23 Days.....30 Days
12/05/09.....12/28/09 Mon....................01/04/10 Mon........................23 Days.....30 Days
12/11/10.....?????..............................01/10/11 Mon......................................30 Days

http://www.top-law-schools.com/archives ... 6&t=100492

I think this year's release date will be tricky to predict, because the test date is 5-10 days later than any of the December dates of the past 6 years, and we start running into the New Year holiday. But if you go by the 18-23 day range, the predicted release date should be anywhere from 12/29 to 1/3. To my knowledge, scores have never been released on a Sunday or LSAC holiday (though it has happened on Saturday), so that eliminates 1/2 and 1/3. I'm also inclined to guess against 12/31 and 1/1 due to New Year's, and the 18-day wait has happened only once in the past 6 years, so my best guess would be Thu 12/30.

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Re: When do December tests usually release?

Postby 2011Law » Fri Nov 05, 2010 4:41 pm

im_blue wrote:Test Date.....Actual Release Date(ARD).....Scheduled Release Date(SRD)..... ARD Diff.... SRD Diff
12/04/04.....12/22/04 Wed...................01/04/05 Tue........................18 Days......31 Days
12/03/05.....12/23/05 Fri.....................12/27/05 Tue.........................20 Days......24 Days
12/02/06.....12/21/06 Thu....................01/02/07 Tue........................19 Days..... 31 Days
12/01/07.....12/20/07 Thu....................01/02/08 Wed........................19 Days.....32 Days
12/06/08.....12/29/08 Mon....................01/05/09 Mon........................23 Days.....30 Days
12/05/09.....12/28/09 Mon....................01/04/10 Mon........................23 Days.....30 Days
12/11/10.....?????..............................01/10/11 Mon......................................30 Days

http://www.top-law-schools.com/archives ... 6&t=100492

I think this year's release date will be tricky to predict, because the test date is 5-10 days later than any of the December dates of the past 6 years, and we start running into the New Year holiday. But if you go by the 18-23 day range, the predicted release date should be anywhere from 12/29 to 1/3. To my knowledge, scores have never been released on a Sunday or LSAC holiday (though it has happened on Saturday), so that eliminates 1/2 and 1/3. I'm also inclined to guess against 12/31 and 1/1 due to New Year's, and the 18-day wait has happened only once in the past 6 years, so my best guess would be Thu 12/30.


Thanks for the post. But why would 1/3 be an LSAC holiday? 1/3 would be my guess, and if not then I'd go with 12/30 also based on the chart.

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Re: When do December tests usually release?

Postby 2014 » Fri Nov 05, 2010 4:51 pm

Thanks for the chart, good to know that they typically beat their quote by a week at least. I'm going to assume 1/3 and be happy if it's earlier.

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Re: When do December tests usually release?

Postby im_blue » Fri Nov 05, 2010 6:37 pm

2011Law wrote:Thanks for the post. But why would 1/3 be an LSAC holiday? 1/3 would be my guess, and if not then I'd go with 12/30 also based on the chart.

1/1 is a Saturday so the following Mon 1/3 should be an LSAC holiday.

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Re: When do December tests usually release?

Postby 2011Law » Sat Nov 06, 2010 9:20 pm

im_blue wrote:
2011Law wrote:Thanks for the post. But why would 1/3 be an LSAC holiday? 1/3 would be my guess, and if not then I'd go with 12/30 also based on the chart.

1/1 is a Saturday so the following Mon 1/3 should be an LSAC holiday.


True dat.




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