Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

m3taphysician
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Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

Postby m3taphysician » Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:05 pm

See subject line.

Considering canceling the Feb test (first LSAT) after a really rough time in RC and a few blind guesses in LG. Just want to know if one cancellation would hurt me at HYSCCN..


Thank you!

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Re: Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

Postby gbpackerbacker » Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:06 pm

I got into at least one of those schools with a canceled test.

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Re: Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

Postby chup » Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:19 pm

No.

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Re: Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

Postby m3taphysician » Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:20 pm

Thank you.

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Re: Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

Postby benito » Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:27 pm

not to be a wet blanket but I think at HYS it could be an issue......but below that you're fine

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Re: Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

Postby Zatarra » Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:35 pm

Usual anecdote caveats apply, and the specifics of any single app can make things vary significantly... BUT, I can say with absolute certainty that at least five of those schools will absolutely admit people with a single cancellation! ;)

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Re: Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

Postby fatduck » Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:36 pm

it's -5 points

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Re: Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

Postby acrossthelake » Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:40 pm

chup wrote:No.

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Re: Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

Postby jtemp320 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:48 pm

acrossthelake wrote:
chup wrote:No.


consensus seems to be a first lower score will hurt you at HYS (though not necessarily disqualify you) and won't really matter at CCN (I'm in at CLS and NYU with a retake)

cancel, on the other hand, is the end of world...makes you look like a wuss...

....just kidding, I have a friend at Yale who canceled his first time - dosent seem to matter at all

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Re: Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

Postby smittytron3k » Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:50 pm

i cancelled my first score and am now at HLS, so no, probably not.

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Re: Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

Postby benito » Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:01 pm

smittytron3k wrote:i cancelled my first score and am now at HLS, so no, probably not.



smittytron's logic is vulnerable to criticism based on the grounds that..........oh never mind lol

My opinion was not based on any empirical evidence at all just something I heard so I'd disregardit based on what all these other people are saying....you're probably good

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Re: Does 1 Cancelled test hurt you at HYSCCN?

Postby m3taphysician » Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:43 pm

Thanks for all the replies!

It's pure conjecture, but I think I could have scored anywhere from a 166 at worst today, to a 172 at best. I think I'm going to cancel. I gotta say, it's really not a great feeling to cancel a test, particularly when you feel great about two of the four sections (LR1 & LR2).

It's a tough call, but you guys have made it a tad bit easier!




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