The Official December 2014 Study Group

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby justabitunusual » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:30 am

Question about recording PT scores on either lsatqa or 7sage (i'm using 7S), I'm entering some past scores in just to see the analysis...but some sections I had run out of time on and then subsequently worked on the question and answered it....should I only record the answer choices online that I bubbled in during the allotted time frame, or record all answers (as in untimed answer choices)?

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Shakawkaw » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:32 am

justabitunusual wrote:Question about recording PT scores on either lsatqa or 7sage (i'm using 7S), I'm entering some past scores in just to see the analysis...but some sections I had run out of time on and then subsequently worked on the question and answered it....should I only record the answer choices online that I bubbled in during the allotted time frame, or record all answers (as in untimed answer choices)?


I have two accounts on 7sage - and sometimes I use the BR function to add in answers that I put in later, just to gauge the difference. One account I use for straight PTs, and the other I use for sections.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby justabitunusual » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:37 am

Shakawkaw wrote:
justabitunusual wrote:Question about recording PT scores on either lsatqa or 7sage (i'm using 7S), I'm entering some past scores in just to see the analysis...but some sections I had run out of time on and then subsequently worked on the question and answered it....should I only record the answer choices online that I bubbled in during the allotted time frame, or record all answers (as in untimed answer choices)?


I have two accounts on 7sage - and sometimes I use the BR function to add in answers that I put in later, just to gauge the difference. One account I use for straight PTs, and the other I use for sections.


Oh ok, good idea

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby nlee10 » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:41 am

Finished LR2 of Pt 39 untimed.
22/26 just now

LR1 last night
21/24

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby fips tedora » Mon Nov 03, 2014 2:53 am

Don't start a preptest at one in the morning when you have to force yourself and your mind is tired. I shouldn't have taken it last night because I straight shit the bed. I made so many idiotic mistakes and completely missed one whole game on LG plus minus ten on RC. It's embarrassing as hell. I'll probably retake it in a few weeks. I'm suppose to take one tomorrow, so I need to shake this off.

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RC(-10)
LR(-7)
LG(-8)
No BR -157
BR - 167

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Smallville » Mon Nov 03, 2014 7:27 am

MTH2 wrote:Don't start a preptest at one in the morning when you have to force yourself and your mind is tired. I shouldn't have taken it last night because I straight shit the bed. I made so many idiotic mistakes and completely missed one whole game on LG plus minus ten on RC. It's embarrassing as hell. I'll probably retake it in a few weeks. I'm suppose to take one tomorrow, so I need to shake this off.

Preptest 55
LR(-4)
RC(-10)
LR(-7)
LG(-8)
No BR -157
BR - 167

well people say to take PT in all sorts of conditions to really test ur brain right? don't take it too hard, you know you were tired, you know how to fix the scenario, just adjust and improve from it

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Tyr » Mon Nov 03, 2014 7:34 am

Is anybody else nearly completely ignoring the rest of the application process right now? My only focus is the LSAT. I'm not worrying about picking schools or writing letters at this point (although I do have my LORs submitted to the LSAC). I figure there will be plenty of time after Dec. 6 to get all that stuff written.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby GreenTee » Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:04 am

YeezusPiece wrote:
GreenTee wrote:
YeezusPiece wrote:What is your strategy for LR? Do you use a set method?


The Trainer helped me lay a really solid foundation for LR. I haven't used any other materials for LR because I felt like everything I needed to learn was in that book.


Was this recent, or did you use the Trainer from day 1? I'm considering it at the moment, but I'm not sure if 30 days is enough to build from the ground up again.


Reading the Trainer was the first LSAT prep I did, back in the fall of last year. I've gone over some of it again since then. I don't know how useful it will be for you now, but I definitely think it's worth the read. Also have you read Manhattan LR?

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Smallville » Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:52 am

Tyr wrote:Is anybody else nearly completely ignoring the rest of the application process right now? My only focus is the LSAT. I'm not worrying about picking schools or writing letters at this point (although I do have my LORs submitted to the LSAC). I figure there will be plenty of time after Dec. 6 to get all that stuff written.

wait theres more to law school than just the LSAT?! :shock:

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:16 am

MTH2 wrote:Don't start a preptest at one in the morning when you have to force yourself and your mind is tired. I shouldn't have taken it last night because I straight shit the bed. I made so many idiotic mistakes and completely missed one whole game on LG plus minus ten on RC. It's embarrassing as hell. I'll probably retake it in a few weeks. I'm suppose to take one tomorrow, so I need to shake this off.

Preptest 55
LR(-4)
RC(-10)
LR(-7)
LG(-8)
No BR -157
BR - 167


yea taking at one in the morning is never credited. im lucky to type words right in a text at that hour let alone take a PT

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Smallville » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:48 am

Colonel_funkadunk wrote:
MTH2 wrote:Don't start a preptest at one in the morning when you have to force yourself and your mind is tired. I shouldn't have taken it last night because I straight shit the bed. I made so many idiotic mistakes and completely missed one whole game on LG plus minus ten on RC. It's embarrassing as hell. I'll probably retake it in a few weeks. I'm suppose to take one tomorrow, so I need to shake this off.

Preptest 55
LR(-4)
RC(-10)
LR(-7)
LG(-8)
No BR -157
BR - 167


yea taking at one in the morning is never credited. im lucky to type words right in a text at that hour let alone take a PT

pfft im asleep by 10:30/11... y'all be crazy

ETA: TLS needs to get on this whole time change thing
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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby mist4bison » Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:12 am

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby nlee10 » Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:21 am

omg...I had a dream of solving some In n Out game with a lot of conditional chains.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Yeezus » Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:27 am

GreenTee wrote:
YeezusPiece wrote:
GreenTee wrote:
YeezusPiece wrote:What is your strategy for LR? Do you use a set method?


The Trainer helped me lay a really solid foundation for LR. I haven't used any other materials for LR because I felt like everything I needed to learn was in that book.


Was this recent, or did you use the Trainer from day 1? I'm considering it at the moment, but I'm not sure if 30 days is enough to build from the ground up again.


Reading the Trainer was the first LSAT prep I did, back in the fall of last year. I've gone over some of it again since then. I don't know how useful it will be for you now, but I definitely think it's worth the read. Also have you read Manhattan LR?


No, I've always solved LR somewhat intuitively, using a modified plug and chug/process of elimination method, while occasionally predicting the answer. It could be the test day pressure throws off my process a bit when it comes to the real thing.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Shakawkaw » Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:32 am

Colonel_funkadunk wrote:yea taking at one in the morning is never credited. im lucky to type words right in a text at that hour let alone take a PT


Your late night texts are pretty coherent, Colonel. :lol:

Off to take PT 65 with a splitting headache! s/o to GT - but I seriously have a really bad headache right now. Will check in periodically.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby IsThisForReal » Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:48 am

MTH2 wrote:Don't start a preptest at one in the morning when you have to force yourself and your mind is tired.

Can confirm. Did this with the GMAT last night dropped my score 90 points. Let's hope I go back up on the real thing today.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Shakawkaw » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:16 pm

IsThisForReal wrote:
MTH2 wrote:Don't start a preptest at one in the morning when you have to force yourself and your mind is tired.

Can confirm. Did this with the GMAT last night dropped my score 90 points. Let's hope I go back up on the real thing today.


You looking to do a dual degree, ITFR?

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby GreenTee » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:18 pm

Shakawkaw wrote:Off to take PT 65 with a splitting headache! s/o to GT - but I seriously have a really bad headache right now. Will check in periodically.


Perfect PT conditions, imo.

eta Good luck shaq!

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby GreenTee » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:22 pm

YeezusPiece wrote:
GreenTee wrote:
Reading the Trainer was the first LSAT prep I did, back in the fall of last year. I've gone over some of it again since then. I don't know how useful it will be for you now, but I definitely think it's worth the read. Also have you read Manhattan LR?


No, I've always solved LR somewhat intuitively, using a modified plug and chug/process of elimination method, while occasionally predicting the answer. It could be the test day pressure throws off my process a bit when it comes to the real thing.


LR has always really clicked for me intuitively too, but I think the process (especially for flaw spotting and elimination) that Mike teaches in The Trainer is really solid. Definitely worth reading.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby IsThisForReal » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:27 pm

Shakawkaw wrote:
IsThisForReal wrote:
MTH2 wrote:Don't start a preptest at one in the morning when you have to force yourself and your mind is tired.

Can confirm. Did this with the GMAT last night dropped my score 90 points. Let's hope I go back up on the real thing today.


You looking to do a dual degree, ITFR?

Yeah.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby secadc11 » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:32 pm

Question for you all -

Is this anyone else's third time in two years? I'm starting to stress about the prospect of not getting the score I want in December, and wondering if anyone else is in the same boat.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Rigo » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:37 pm

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby secadc11 » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:39 pm

Dirigo wrote:
secadc11 wrote:Question for you all -

Is this anyone else's third time in two years? I'm starting to stress about the prospect of not getting the score I want in December, and wondering if anyone else is in the same boat.

Not in the same boat, but I sympathize with your anxiety.
If you're just being pessimistic, cut it out and do your best.
If you're truly not ready to perform your best, consider withdrawing and taking at a later date since a fourth retake isn't an option for you.

Buckle down this month and push your potential.


I think you're right about the bolded. Probably just Monday blues; it's good to get some reassurance.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby justabitunusual » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:43 pm

secadc11 wrote:Question for you all -

Is this anyone else's third time in two years? I'm starting to stress about the prospect of not getting the score I want in December, and wondering if anyone else is in the same boat.


I'm studying for a third re-take, but I decided to wait until February, and when I made that decision, it was a huge relief. Good Luck!

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby secadc11 » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:59 pm

justabitunusual wrote:
secadc11 wrote:Question for you all -

Is this anyone else's third time in two years? I'm starting to stress about the prospect of not getting the score I want in December, and wondering if anyone else is in the same boat.


I'm studying for a third re-take, but I decided to wait until February, and when I made that decision, it was a huge relief. Good Luck!


Thanks! What made you choose Feb? Are you waiting until next cycle to apply - or still going for 2014-2015?




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