Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

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Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby jared6180 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:50 am

Does anyone have a map that shows where the highest concentration of LSAT scores are? I would like to move there and drink the water from now until the Oct LSAT.

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Re: Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby TatteredDignity » Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:56 am

jared6180 wrote:Does anyone have a map that shows where the highest concentration of LSAT scores are? I would like to move there and drink the water from now until the Oct LSAT.


Median.

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Re: Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby dowu » Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:01 am

jared6180 wrote:Does anyone have a map that shows where the highest concentration of LSAT scores are? I would like to move there and drink the water from now until the Oct LSAT.


Did you read the correlation/causation chapter in your prep book?

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Re: Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby cc.celina » Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:17 am

nmop_apisdn wrote:
jared6180 wrote:Does anyone have a map that shows where the highest concentration of LSAT scores are? I would like to move there and drink the water from now until the Oct LSAT.


Did you read the correlation/causation chapter in your prep book?

Correlation implies causation, right? Is that how it goes?

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Re: Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby dowu » Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:33 am

cc.celina wrote:
nmop_apisdn wrote:
jared6180 wrote:Does anyone have a map that shows where the highest concentration of LSAT scores are? I would like to move there and drink the water from now until the Oct LSAT.


Did you read the correlation/causation chapter in your prep book?

Correlation implies causation, right? Is that how it goes?


I read that correlation ensures causation.

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Re: Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby LSATSCORES2012 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:52 am

Out of curiosity, I kind of wanted to see where my state fares. Here's the list of states ranked by average LSAT score (disclaimer: based upon LSN data, which is obviously above the average applicant).

1 New Hampshire 164
2 California 163
2 Washington D.C. 163
2 Massachusetts 163
2 Wyoming 163
6 Alaska 162
6 Illinois 162
6 Maine 162
6 Nebraska 162
6 New York 162
6 Rhode Island 162
6 Vermont 162
6 Virginia 162
14 Alabama 161
14 Delaware 161
14 Iowa 161
14 Kentucky 161
14 Maryland 161
14 Michigan 161
14 Minnesota 161
14 New Jersey 161
14 Oregon 161
14 Utah 161
14 Washington 161
25 Arizona 160
25 Colorado 160
25 Connecticut 160
25 Kansas 160
25 Mississippi 160
25 Missouri 160
25 North Carolina 160
25 North Dakota 160
25 Ohio 160
25 Oklahoma 160
25 Pennsylvania 160
25 South Dakota 160
25 Texas 160
25 Wisconsin 160
39 Arkansas 159
39 Georgia 159
39 Indiana 159
39 Nevada 159
39 New Mexico 159
39 South Carolina 159
39 Tennessee 159
46 Florida 158
46 Hawaii 158
46 Idaho 158
46 Louisiana 158
50 Montana 156
51 West Virginia 155
Last edited by LSATSCORES2012 on Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:15 am, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby cc.celina » Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:54 am

Wyoming??

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Re: Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby togepi » Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:58 am

cc.celina wrote:Wyoming??


Most likely a small sample size with high lsats

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Re: Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby jump_man » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:10 am

LSATSCORES2012 wrote:Out of curiosity, I kind of wanted to see where my state fares. Here's the list of states ranked by average LSAT score (disclaimer: based upon LSN data, which is obviously above the average applicant).


1 Wyoming 165
2 New Hampshire 164
3 California 163
3 Massachusetts 163
3 West Virginia 163
3 Wisconsin 163
7 Alaska 162
7 Illinois 162
7 Maine 162
7 Nebraska 162
7 New York 162
7 Rhode Island 162
7 Vermont 162
7 Virginia 162
15 Alabama 161
15 Delaware 161
15 Iowa 161
15 Kentucky 161
15 Maryland 161
15 Michigan 161
15 Minnesota 161
15 New Jersey 161
15 Oregon 161
15 Utah 161
15 Washington 161
26 Arizona 160
26 Colorado 160
26 Connecticut 160
26 Kansas 160
26 Mississippi 160
26 Missouri 160
26 North Carolina 160
26 North Dakota 160
26 Ohio 160
26 Oklahoma 160
26 Pennsylvania 160
26 South Dakota 160
26 Texas 160
26 D.C. 160
40 Arkansas 159
40 Georgia 159
40 Indiana 159
40 Nevada 159
40 New Mexico 159
40 South Carolina 159
40 Tennessee 159
47 Florida 158
47 Hawaii 158
47 Idaho 158
47 Louisiana 158
51 Montana 156
52 Washington 155

For some reason I have 52... 51 is explained by the inclusion of D.C.


Washington is listed twice

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Re: Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby cc.celina » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:11 am

Nevermind

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Re: Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby LSATSCORES2012 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:15 am

togepi wrote:
cc.celina wrote:Wyoming??


Most likely a small sample size with high lsats

Actually there was a glitch in the program, my bad.

To make a long story short, it split Washington D.C. into Washington and D.C. separately, so there were two Washingtons, and it was treating Wyoming as a further value down which would be the value of people who didn't report their state.

I updated the graph above.

My apologies.

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Re: Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby cc.celina » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:16 am

West V at 51 makes a lot more sense than West V at 3 :lol: :lol:

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Re: Map of LSAT Score Distribution?

Postby KevinP » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:17 am

New England, e.g. for 2003-2004, it had a mean LSAT score of 153.52 and a standard deviation of 9.87. You can use a Z table to estimate the breakdowns because LSAT scores are approximately normally distributed.

Source:
http://www.lsac.org/LsacResources/Resea ... -10-03.asp
Page 17

ETA:
You're welcome. Hope you enjoy your (soon-to-be) higher LSAT score.




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