how bad is a Absent mark

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Nickg415
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how bad is a Absent mark

Postby Nickg415 » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:04 pm

So I didn't show up for the LSAT last week. I should have withdrawn the night before I know, I just spaced. I already scored a 170 on the june test so I was just going to take it to get a few extra points. How bad will this look on applications? If I have already applied with my previous score will they even see that I have an absent mark?

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Re: how bad is a Absent mark

Postby 052220151 » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:06 pm

Its an auto-ding from all T14s.

Use the search function.

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Re: how bad is a Absent mark

Postby eweller » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:07 pm

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Re: how bad is a Absent mark

Postby 05062014 » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:12 pm

I might "space" in December if I get a 17x on the oct exam, lol.

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Re: how bad is a Absent mark

Postby KevinP » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:39 pm

Spoiler alert: It doesn't matter at all.

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Re: how bad is a Absent mark

Postby Nickg415 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:23 pm

So I did do a search and the confusion comes from the fact that there has been a recent change in the withdraw policy. Since you can now withdraw up until midnight before the test (eastern time, that is what screwed me over) it has been suggested that it might be more of a red flag than it was with the old policy. I'm not too concerned since worst case scenario I write an nice little addendum but I am even wondering if that is even necessary.

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Re: how bad is a Absent mark

Postby dm3442 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:27 pm

when did they switch the policy?

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Re: how bad is a Absent mark

Postby Nickg415 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:06 pm

I believe it was either the end of last year or the beginning of last year. I took the June test and had the option then.




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