Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

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Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby SupraVln180 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 5:11 pm

What are the chances we get a -13 curve next week? B/c I just took PT48, and had a raw score of 92 for a 169! If some shit like that happens next week, I'm turning LSAC into Columbine. (Sorry in advance if that reference was inappropiate)

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby Adjudicator » Fri Dec 03, 2010 5:13 pm

December curves have been the most lenient in the past, on average. However, -13 is pretty unusual if I recall. I think -12 is pretty reasonable, though.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby beachbum » Fri Dec 03, 2010 5:15 pm

It's impossible for any of us to predict the curve. Please avoid shooting up your test center.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby KevinP » Fri Dec 03, 2010 5:53 pm

If the 59-61 tests are indicative of the new LSAT trend then a -13 curve seems quite reasonable. I'm going to speculate and say that the December LSAT will feature at least a -12 curve based on overall LSAT tendencies and current LSAT trends.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby paulshortys10 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:15 pm

I'm hoping for a -13 or -14....

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby lakers3peat » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:31 pm

the reference was inappropriate :roll:

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby SupraVln180 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:03 pm

lakers3peat wrote:the reference was inappropriate :roll:


sorry I have no internet etiquette.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby lakers3peat » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:02 pm

and respect for the dozens of people who lost their lives at too early an age. maybe you should change your statement to something fictitious like I'm going rambo on LSAC. it's a lot less offensive & doesn't make you look like an inconsiderate prick.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby SupraVln180 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:57 pm

lakers3peat wrote:and respect for the dozens of people who lost their lives at too early an age. maybe you should change your statement to something fictitious like I'm going rambo on LSAC. it's a lot less offensive & doesn't make you look like an inconsiderate prick.



You're right. I used it more in reference to the Game song, but I see where you're coming from. Filter on.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby albanach » Sat Dec 04, 2010 1:40 am

How well have you scored on recent PTs? Many will say while the curve has been more generous, the questions on recent tests have more than compensated.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby kpuc » Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:05 am

In the end, all tests are of roughly equal difficulty. It is LSAC's job, after all, to make sure that no test is unfairly harder or easier than others.

That being said, I do believe difficult tests with lenient curves are slightly preferable to easy with tight curves.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby PinkCow » Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:24 am

kpuc wrote:In the end, all tests are of roughly equal difficulty. It is LSAC's job, after all, to make sure that no test is unfairly harder or easier than others.

That being said, I do believe difficult tests with lenient curves are slightly preferable to easy with tight curves.



+1. My performance rarely, if ever, correlates with the supposed difficulty of a test, so a lenient curve is pretty much best bet.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby hokie » Fri Dec 10, 2010 11:58 am

chip3341 wrote:
kpuc wrote:In the end, all tests are of roughly equal difficulty. It is LSAC's job, after all, to make sure that no test is unfairly harder or easier than others.

That being said, I do believe difficult tests with lenient curves are slightly preferable to easy with tight curves.



+1. My performance rarely, if ever, correlates with the supposed difficulty of a test, so a lenient curve is pretty much best bet.


likewise; regardless of the curve, there have been more than one occassion where my raw scores are identical on PTs. So I am shooting for a VERY generous curve and a LG exp.........

On a side not, anybody find the recent test easier? I had a lot more success with PT 55-61 than the ones before (although I have taken 59-61 before when practicing for the October LSAT).

GL tomorrow everyone!

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby PinkCow » Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:29 pm

hokie wrote:
chip3341 wrote:
kpuc wrote:In the end, all tests are of roughly equal difficulty. It is LSAC's job, after all, to make sure that no test is unfairly harder or easier than others.

That being said, I do believe difficult tests with lenient curves are slightly preferable to easy with tight curves.



+1. My performance rarely, if ever, correlates with the supposed difficulty of a test, so a lenient curve is pretty much best bet.


likewise; regardless of the curve, there have been more than one occassion where my raw scores are identical on PTs. So I am shooting for a VERY generous curve and a LG exp.........

On a side not, anybody find the recent test easier? I had a lot more success with PT 55-61 than the ones before (although I have taken 59-61 before when practicing for the October LSAT).

GL tomorrow everyone!



IMO, LG on recent tests = a lot easier. RC = a bit harder. LR = about the same.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby bartleby » Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:44 pm

-14 again please. Maybe -15, one up last year. Floods of 170+ scores...

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby AverageTutoring » Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:27 pm

a -15 curve doesn't mean there will be more 170+ scores! There would be a reason why it was -15 :P

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby 3|ink » Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:33 pm

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby Bildungsroman » Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:35 pm

SupraVln180 wrote:
lakers3peat wrote:the reference was inappropriate :roll:


sorry I have no internet etiquette.


internetiquette.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby 2Serious4Numbers » Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:36 pm

i'm predicting a -10. no particular reason, i just am.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby thereelshaq » Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:54 pm

beachbum wrote:It's impossible for any of us to predict the curve. Please avoid shooting up your test center.




this post gets top points.

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Re: Chances of a lenient Dec curve?

Postby pattonthicke » Fri Dec 10, 2010 4:55 pm

2Serious4Numbers wrote:i'm predicting a -10. no particular reason, i just am.


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