what is it about recent JUNE tests

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what is it about recent JUNE tests

Postby meadow201 » Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:00 pm

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Re: what is it about recent JUNE tests

Postby Clearly » Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:02 pm

Always bubble and test under exact conditions.

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Re: what is it about recent JUNE tests

Postby meadow201 » Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:14 pm

Clearlynotstefan wrote:Always bubble and test under exact conditions.


Yea but what I'm saying is that the addition of the bubbling routine hasn't affected my timing so what would explain my drop on the recent june tests?

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Re: what is it about recent JUNE tests

Postby objection_your_honor » Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:18 pm

You're definitely over thinking this. There is nothing unique about June tests.

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Re: what is it about recent JUNE tests

Postby Clearly » Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:19 pm

June tests historically have had the tightest curve (and supposedly the easiest questions)
http://lsatblog.blogspot.com/2010/04/ea ... -june.html
That the only reason I can think of, some people do better with June tests, some prefer the looser curve/harder questions of Dec.

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Re: what is it about recent JUNE tests

Postby Micdiddy » Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:50 pm

Generally high scorers do better with lenient curves 'cause the questions you miss are due to silly errors or momentary brain farts. But, you're also definitely over thinking this.

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Re: what is it about recent JUNE tests

Postby LSAT Blog » Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:35 pm

meadow201 wrote:
Clearlynotstefan wrote:Always bubble and test under exact conditions.


Yea but what I'm saying is that the addition of the bubbling routine hasn't affected my timing so what would explain my drop on the recent june tests?


Your score drop is still within the margin of error (3 points above and below, technically called the "score band"). IMO, it's not a significant drop. Also, 2 tests out of 14 is not a particularly large sample.

What happened with regard to the other June tests you took out of those 14 (if there were any)?

Based on what you've already written, I wouldn't read anything into what happened here.




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