Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

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Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Broncos15 » Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:48 pm

Hey

Does anyone know if energy snacks like the Gatorade chewables ( basically same effect as energy drinks).....or energy drinks are allowed during the break to keep your focus throughout the test?

I don't see why not? All LSAC says is the drinks need to be put in a plastic container.

I am having endurance problems and the last section can be a struggle when I am doing PT's

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby dabigchina » Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:50 pm

Broncos15 wrote:Hey

Does anyone know if energy snacks like the Gatorade chewables ( basically same effect as energy drinks).....or energy drinks are allowed during the break to keep your focus throughout the test?

I don't see why not? All LSAC says is the drinks need to be put in a plastic container.

I am having endurance problems and the last section can be a struggle when I am doing PT's


I don't think they are banned. On the other hand, have you been taking them while PTing? I would strongly recommend against trying anything new on test day.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Broncos15 » Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:53 pm

No I haven't so Ill give that a try

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Traynor Brah » Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:53 pm

no. you can't eat snacks during the test. it's an explicit rule.

Caffeine pills are tcr, both for the lsat and for ls exams.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby hairbear7 » Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:54 pm

Both of those things are allowable

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Broncos15 » Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:55 pm

Has it helped anyone

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Clyde Frog » Sun Apr 26, 2015 7:01 pm

Try caffeine + l-theanine. The l-theanine will help with test anxiety and jitters from the caffeine. The caffeine will help you stay focus and give you the extra push towards the end of the test.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby RareExports » Sun Apr 26, 2015 7:08 pm

Yes, they are allowed, as long as they are in the gallon bag. I believe there is a 20 oz maximum.

I recommend a 5 hr energy shot or caffeine pills though. That way your 20 oz drink can be something hydrating, and you won't have 20 oz of Monster rushing through you and creating the urge to pee.

ETA: Caffeine has always helped me during exams, and especially helped a lot for the LSAT.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Shemp » Sun Apr 26, 2015 8:22 pm

My beverage was a 20 oz. Snapple raspberry iced tea with four ounces poured out and replaced with Redline Xtreme energy beverage. My snack was a package of Clif Shot Bloks, half of a 10g protein bar, and some nicotine gum. It worked alright for me. Just make sure that as you approach test day you are coming closer and closer to approximating the exact test conditions during your preptests so you can be sure that your body and brain react well to anything you'll be giving them.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Poldy » Sun Apr 26, 2015 8:37 pm

Holy shit you guys are taking this stuff too serious. The test isn't that long, I brought water and a granola bar I picked up at the gas station on the way. If you're tired bring a Redbull or something. I can't see how drinking something different on test day than you do during PTs is going to make you perform any different.

Honestly I think that worrying about it to this level is going to have more of a detrimental effect than anything else. I see this shit all the time with my friends on engineering tests, they stress themselves out so badly that they don't live up to what they are capable of. Study hard but relax a little and don't let the little things throw you off your game.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby whacka » Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:46 am

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Hikikomorist » Mon Apr 27, 2015 1:32 am

I had yoghurt and a banana.

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Postby UndecidedMN » Mon Apr 27, 2015 1:40 am

Five Hour Energy 30 min before test with one sugar free red bull 8.4 oz chucked 15 min before and one available during test. Sure will be amped and focused during test, but trust me after 4 hours you crash hard.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby misskatejd » Mon Apr 27, 2015 2:36 am

whacka wrote:Dissolve adderall in redbull, I call it "the 180"


plus half xanax to take off the edge and nerves, golden
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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby leslieknope » Mon Apr 27, 2015 4:10 am

I brought one of those 5 hour energy turbo things and shotgunned it during the break, but I also took the LSAT on like two hours of sleep. I would recommend doing neither of these things.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby FloridaCoastalorbust » Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:19 am

Broncos15 wrote:Hey

Does anyone know if energy snacks like the Gatorade chewables ( basically same effect as energy drinks).....or energy drinks are allowed during the break to keep your focus throughout the test?

I don't see why not? All LSAC says is the drinks need to be put in a plastic container.

I am having endurance problems and the last section can be a struggle when I am doing PT's


1/2 of 5 hour energy before test, and at halftime, the remaining 5 hour energy + apple/banana.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby BrazilBandit » Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:32 am

I know Gatorade is not a problem during the break. Had one (and two snickers bars) myself on my second take after having hypoglycemia my first time...

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby OhBoyOhBortles » Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:44 am

I just made sure to have a big breakfast beforehand. Coffee and a three egg spinach and feta omelet, I think it was. During the test I had water from the fountains outside. It's not that big of a deal and I don't think your snacks will give you an advantage.

Big, healthy breakfast is credited though.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Traynor Brah » Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:48 am

caffeine pills are the answer you tards

5 hour energy tastes like garbage, you won't be practicing the lsat with it, and it can give you an upset tummy.

coffee makes you shit, and pee. Energy drinks are inefficient, increases risk you have to pee, and can also give you an upset tummy.

chewable gatorate energy gummy bears? OK, children.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Clyde Frog » Mon Apr 27, 2015 2:44 pm

Traynor Brah wrote:caffeine pills are the answer you tards

5 hour energy tastes like garbage, you won't be practicing the lsat with it, and it can give you an upset tummy.

coffee makes you shit, and pee. Energy drinks are inefficient, increases risk you have to pee, and can also give you an upset tummy.

chewable gatorate energy gummy bears? OK, children.



Sounds like you have one fucked up digestive system

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Harris65 » Tue Jun 16, 2015 11:55 pm

Yes, you can take energy snacks and Green drink on test day. I have heard that green smoothies are much beneficial than energy snacks. So I think you should take Green drink during the break to keep your focus throughout test.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Oskosh » Wed Jun 17, 2015 12:18 am

Harris65 wrote:Yes, you can take energy snacks and Green drink on test day. I have heard that green smoothies are much beneficial than energy snacks. So I think you should take Green drink during the break to keep your focus throughout test.

Is this the stimulus to a future flaw question?

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby Oskosh » Wed Jun 17, 2015 12:19 am

RancidSumo wrote:Holy shit you guys are taking this stuff too serious. The test isn't that long, I brought water and a granola bar I picked up at the gas station on the way. If you're tired bring a Redbull or something. I can't see how drinking something different on test day than you do during PTs is going to make you perform any different.

Honestly I think that worrying about it to this level is going to have more of a detrimental effect than anything else. I see this shit all the time with my friends on engineering tests, they stress themselves out so badly that they don't live up to what they are capable of. Study hard but relax a little and don't let the little things throw you off your game.

I don't think it's that the test is too long; I think it's that people want to be performing at 100% 100% of the time on the test, which is difficult to do when it's a timed test that lasts 5+ hours.

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Re: Energy Drinks/Snacks on Test day

Postby kevgogators » Wed Jun 17, 2015 12:28 am

I just poured a Rockstar Lemonade (those non-carbonated ones) into a thick plastic water bottle. Also took a few grapes, apple slices, cheese cubes and almond-walnut mix as snack. Worked out well.




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