157 diagnostic

Flacco4815
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157 diagnostic

Postby Flacco4815 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 12:54 am

So because I was bored and usually can't fall asleep on Sunday nights, I figured instead of just looking at Youtube videos for awhile I'd take a practice LSAT test. as the title says, I scored a 157. This was my first time ever looking at the type of questions, and my worst section was the logic games; I missed 9 (had to look up what all four were called) Even here, it seems as though there are varying opinions about how much a score can go up. I'll only be entering my freshman year of college in the fall is there anything I should do more with the LSAT for awhile or just worry about grades and just look at this original score as a starting block before I start studying in a few years. Just curious, thanks!

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Re: 157 diagnostic

Postby BigZuck » Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:04 am

Flacco4815 wrote:So because I was bored and usually can't fall asleep on Sunday nights, I figured instead of just looking at Youtube videos for awhile I'd take a practice LSAT test. as the title says, I scored a 157. This was my first time ever looking at the type of questions, and my worst section was the logic games; I missed 9 (had to look up what all four were called) Even here, it seems as though there are varying opinions about how much a score can go up. I'll only be entering my freshman year of college in the fall is there anything I should do more with the LSAT for awhile or just worry about grades and just look at this original score as a starting block before I start studying in a few years. Just curious, thanks!


Find some way to get a 4.0 and also have tons of fun, don't even think about the LSAT for at least three years.

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Re: 157 diagnostic

Postby elterrible78 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:08 am

BigZuck wrote:
Flacco4815 wrote:So because I was bored and usually can't fall asleep on Sunday nights, I figured instead of just looking at Youtube videos for awhile I'd take a practice LSAT test. as the title says, I scored a 157. This was my first time ever looking at the type of questions, and my worst section was the logic games; I missed 9 (had to look up what all four were called) Even here, it seems as though there are varying opinions about how much a score can go up. I'll only be entering my freshman year of college in the fall is there anything I should do more with the LSAT for awhile or just worry about grades and just look at this original score as a starting block before I start studying in a few years. Just curious, thanks!


Find some way to get a 4.0 and also have tons of fun, don't even think about the LSAT for at least three years.

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Re: 157 diagnostic

Postby thewaves » Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:34 am

That and realize that you have other options to consider before attending law school.

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Re: 157 diagnostic

Postby Clearly » Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:54 am

Lol start studying your junior year, get 4.0, preferable in STEM, and don't even think about this shit til years from now.

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Re: 157 diagnostic

Postby mindarmed » Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:47 am

don't go to law school if you are a freshman in college and have other options. major in econ, engineering, finance, comp sci, or math. you'll thank me down the line breh

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Re: 157 diagnostic

Postby Br3v » Mon Jul 15, 2013 9:09 am

Your goal should be to graduate with a 4.0 in a major that can help you get a job if you don't go to law school.

About your diagnostic however, a huge percentage of TLS users scored in the mid to high 150s on diagnostic and ended up with 170s on the real test after studying.

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Re: 157 diagnostic

Postby CyanIdes Of March » Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:48 am

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Re: 157 diagnostic

Postby splitcity » Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:35 pm

Surprised that no one's asked this but, did you time yourself breh?

Flacco4815
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Re: 157 diagnostic

Postby Flacco4815 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:48 pm

thanks everyone, this makes me more optimistic that I'll be able to raise my scores in a few years.

For the record, I know the general consensus about not going to law school for most people, and this website has been awesome in helping me see the risks. I know it's made me wanna strive for HYS or another top school with $ and has shown me the importance of grades and the LSAT. As far as a backup plan, I've worked full time at a consulting firm for two years and like it. I'll also be minoring or majoring in Econ and I understand it may not be the best decision for me to go to law school if my grades/scores aren't good enough. I'm excited to do well in school and study for the LSATS in a few years. thanks again!

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Re: 157 diagnostic

Postby Flacco4815 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:49 pm

and yes, I timed myself I finished with about 5 minutes left in the logic sections and the reading section and didn't go back I just stopped the timer, which I know is dumb and could have saved me a few points. On the logic games, I ran out of time with 3 questions unanswered

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Re: 157 diagnostic

Postby kiyoku » Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:59 pm

4.0 is versatile. Get that and then if you want the LSAT afterwards, I'm sure you'll go for it then. btw 157 is a great starting point if you ask me.




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