score went down on retake

taker_of_lsats
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score went down on retake

Postby taker_of_lsats » Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:18 am

Should I write an addendum? I felt worse on the retake, and considered canceling at the time, but did not because I figured it wouldn't be terrible, but I guess it was. My score went down 3 points on my retake, do I write an addendum?

Hoping4Happiness
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Re: score went down on retake

Postby Hoping4Happiness » Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:28 am

same position, except for my score went down 5 points! :o
:oops: :(

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Pneumonia
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Re: score went down on retake

Postby Pneumonia » Fri Jan 03, 2014 2:44 am

Unless you have a good reason then you shouldn't write anything. 3 points is within the score band.

As for the second poster, 5 is closer to the margin for an addendum, but in my opinion still beneath it, and still within the score band.

good reasons do not include stress, lack of sleep etc.

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Clearly
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Re: score went down on retake

Postby Clearly » Fri Jan 03, 2014 3:16 am

I'd personally avoid an addendum at all costs unless the explanation is stellar, and that goes for all addenda. But that's just me. These people have a lot of shit to review, and you pointing out flaws isn't helping.

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Re: score went down on retake

Postby magickware » Fri Jan 03, 2014 3:18 am

IIRC, +/- 3 points is the given score band that LSAC applies to all scores, and they state as such on their score explanation.




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