The Official September 2017 Study Group

Prepare for the LSAT or discuss it with others in this forum.

Are you ready for tomorrow?!?!?!

FUCK YES
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Yeah, kind of
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Ehh, hoping for the best
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Not prepared but screw it
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HAHAHA I'M NOT EVEN TAKING THE LSAT, SUCKS FOR YOU GUYS
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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Alexandros » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:37 pm

Pozzo wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
chargers21 wrote:Tons of state school students at Duke's ASW, which was nice. There are lots of whispers on various threads about prestigious UG students getting the bigger scholarships when compared to state school number twins

So I've only done this with Hammies and a bit with Rubies but if you go through LSN for the past 4 years or so you can see there is an effect of UG preftige on $$$ - at least at the level of HYSP / 'top private' - not a huge one but it's there. (again, might be confounding factors like those applicants had better softs or LoRs or whatever). Also heard several claim really unprestigious UGs sank them.

I think I'm kind of in the middle there. Won't get any kind of UG prestige boost - can't really do anything about that - but hopefully won't be sunk because of my UG.

I think you're onto something with the confounding factors effect. The fact that you're HYPS alone might not get you the boost, but to the extent it provides you with more impressive opportunities and LoRs, it might do something. Still, between a 3.4 HYPS vs a 3.9 StateU, I think the StateU will carry the day 10 times out of 10. In terms of being "sunk" by UG, that takes a lot. I think if you're a Division I type state school, you have very little to worry about. If you're coming from some funky backwoods for profit online school, then yeah, I don't think even a 4.3 GPA will do much to save you.

Agree completely - but out of two applicants with identical numbers, it seems like HYPS will give better odds of a good result - Likely confounding factors at play, although I wouldn't be surprised if HYPS alone gives a slight boost.

Hard to know how much getting sunk by UG is a real thing since data is limited and adcomms don't tell you why they dinged you. But I agree that I don't think anyone at a normal state school would have to worry about that. knock on wood

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Pozzo » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:43 pm

Alexandros wrote:
Pozzo wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
chargers21 wrote:Tons of state school students at Duke's ASW, which was nice. There are lots of whispers on various threads about prestigious UG students getting the bigger scholarships when compared to state school number twins

So I've only done this with Hammies and a bit with Rubies but if you go through LSN for the past 4 years or so you can see there is an effect of UG preftige on $$$ - at least at the level of HYSP / 'top private' - not a huge one but it's there. (again, might be confounding factors like those applicants had better softs or LoRs or whatever). Also heard several claim really unprestigious UGs sank them.

I think I'm kind of in the middle there. Won't get any kind of UG prestige boost - can't really do anything about that - but hopefully won't be sunk because of my UG.

I think you're onto something with the confounding factors effect. The fact that you're HYPS alone might not get you the boost, but to the extent it provides you with more impressive opportunities and LoRs, it might do something. Still, between a 3.4 HYPS vs a 3.9 StateU, I think the StateU will carry the day 10 times out of 10. In terms of being "sunk" by UG, that takes a lot. I think if you're a Division I type state school, you have very little to worry about. If you're coming from some funky backwoods for profit online school, then yeah, I don't think even a 4.3 GPA will do much to save you.

Agree completely - but out of two applicants with identical numbers, it seems like HYPS will give better odds of a good result - Likely confounding factors at play, although I wouldn't be surprised if HYPS alone gives a slight boost.

Hard to know how much getting sunk by UG is a real thing since data is limited and adcomms don't tell you why they dinged you. But I agree that I don't think anyone at a normal state school would have to worry about that. knock on wood

You'll be good, bro.

Source: State school applicant with lower LSAT score than you.

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Mikey » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:53 pm

the test I just took made me realize that may it wouldn't be such a bad idea to actually go to this class every time and actually pay attention
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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Alexandros » Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:12 pm

Ugh. I shall not find an honors thesis supervisor ever and will get dinged from everywhere forever.

Anyhoo. How is y'all's LSAT studying going.

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Mikey » Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:14 pm

Alexandros wrote:Ugh. I shall not find an honors thesis supervisor ever and will get dinged from everywhere forever.

Anyhoo. How is y'all's LSAT studying going.

haven't done LSAT shit in like 2 (?) or so weeks except for like 2 RC passage last week. the time off did me good, did 2 tougher LR explanations for someone today and it went smoothly without any confusion!

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Alexandros » Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:15 pm

Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:Ugh. I shall not find an honors thesis supervisor ever and will get dinged from everywhere forever.

Anyhoo. How is y'all's LSAT studying going.

haven't done LSAT shit in like 2 (?) or so weeks except for like 2 RC passage last week. the time off did me good, did 2 tougher LR explanations for someone today and it went smoothly without any confusion!

you've got plenty of time. Also you're in the middle of the semester now so worry about that first imo.

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Mikey » Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:19 pm

Alexandros wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:Ugh. I shall not find an honors thesis supervisor ever and will get dinged from everywhere forever.

Anyhoo. How is y'all's LSAT studying going.

haven't done LSAT shit in like 2 (?) or so weeks except for like 2 RC passage last week. the time off did me good, did 2 tougher LR explanations for someone today and it went smoothly without any confusion!

you've got plenty of time. Also you're in the middle of the semester now so worry about that first imo.

hell yeah, thats why I switched to sept instead of June. ill do some LSAT stuff but focus more on just getting out of this place first above all

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby dj9i27 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:34 pm

Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:Ugh. I shall not find an honors thesis supervisor ever and will get dinged from everywhere forever.

Anyhoo. How is y'all's LSAT studying going.

haven't done LSAT shit in like 2 (?) or so weeks except for like 2 RC passage last week. the time off did me good, did 2 tougher LR explanations for someone today and it went smoothly without any confusion!

you've got plenty of time. Also you're in the middle of the semester now so worry about that first imo.

hell yeah, thats why I switched to sept instead of June. ill do some LSAT stuff but focus more on just getting out of this place first above all

ENJOY YOUR TIME YOUNGLINGS...
Its going alright, most of it has consisted of printing 1000s of questions and organizing them so I can bang them out starting mid-April.

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Alexandros » Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:39 pm

dj9i27 wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:Ugh. I shall not find an honors thesis supervisor ever and will get dinged from everywhere forever.

Anyhoo. How is y'all's LSAT studying going.

haven't done LSAT shit in like 2 (?) or so weeks except for like 2 RC passage last week. the time off did me good, did 2 tougher LR explanations for someone today and it went smoothly without any confusion!

you've got plenty of time. Also you're in the middle of the semester now so worry about that first imo.

hell yeah, thats why I switched to sept instead of June. ill do some LSAT stuff but focus more on just getting out of this place first above all

ENJOY YOUR TIME YOUNGLINGS...
Its going alright, most of it has consisted of printing 1000s of questions and organizing them so I can bang them out starting mid-April.

i iz gonna fail everything. also fuck leg day and fuck the day after leg day even more.

good for you. you will be a pro.

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby ngogirl12 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:43 pm

dj9i27 wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:Ugh. I shall not find an honors thesis supervisor ever and will get dinged from everywhere forever.

Anyhoo. How is y'all's LSAT studying going.

haven't done LSAT shit in like 2 (?) or so weeks except for like 2 RC passage last week. the time off did me good, did 2 tougher LR explanations for someone today and it went smoothly without any confusion!

you've got plenty of time. Also you're in the middle of the semester now so worry about that first imo.

hell yeah, thats why I switched to sept instead of June. ill do some LSAT stuff but focus more on just getting out of this place first above all

ENJOY YOUR TIME YOUNGLINGS...
Its going alright, most of it has consisted of printing 1000s of questions and organizing them so I can bang them out starting mid-April.


yeah i joined all of you on the drilling boat, redoing the 7sage cc will hopefully reap benefits! i'm finding that i'm focusing too much on lr, i need to somehow work in rc and lg into my schedule..

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby dj9i27 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:45 pm

Alexandros wrote:
dj9i27 wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:Ugh. I shall not find an honors thesis supervisor ever and will get dinged from everywhere forever.

Anyhoo. How is y'all's LSAT studying going.

haven't done LSAT shit in like 2 (?) or so weeks except for like 2 RC passage last week. the time off did me good, did 2 tougher LR explanations for someone today and it went smoothly without any confusion!

you've got plenty of time. Also you're in the middle of the semester now so worry about that first imo.

hell yeah, thats why I switched to sept instead of June. ill do some LSAT stuff but focus more on just getting out of this place first above all

ENJOY YOUR TIME YOUNGLINGS...
Its going alright, most of it has consisted of printing 1000s of questions and organizing them so I can bang them out starting mid-April.

i iz gonna fail everything. also fuck leg day and fuck the day after leg day even more.

good for you. you will be a pro.

I have taken a few days off the gym because I feel rather sick and wallowing in my own sweat may not be the best idea for my immune system. I feel weak.

inb4 140

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby dj9i27 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:46 pm

ngogirl12 wrote:yeah i joined all of you on the drilling boat, redoing the 7sage cc will hopefully reap benefits! i'm finding that i'm focusing too much on lr, i need to somehow work in rc and lg into my schedule..

What is 7Sage CC? Also, my caffeine buzz gets me from 730-830ish to 11 pretty good for focus but after 11 I'm dead.

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby AvatarMeelo » Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:47 pm

For anyone stressed about securing a spot at your preferred location (especially if that location is in NYC), LSAC is opening registration for September sometime in mid-May!

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby CottonHarvest » Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:47 pm

Do you guys "warm up" before taking a PT? If so, what are your strategies/suggestions?

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby proteinshake » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:01 pm

CottonHarvest wrote:Do you guys "warm up" before taking a PT? If so, what are your strategies/suggestions?

I just did one RC passage and like 10 LR questions and an easy game.

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Alexandros » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:14 pm

dj9i27 wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
dj9i27 wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:Ugh. I shall not find an honors thesis supervisor ever and will get dinged from everywhere forever.

Anyhoo. How is y'all's LSAT studying going.

haven't done LSAT shit in like 2 (?) or so weeks except for like 2 RC passage last week. the time off did me good, did 2 tougher LR explanations for someone today and it went smoothly without any confusion!

you've got plenty of time. Also you're in the middle of the semester now so worry about that first imo.

hell yeah, thats why I switched to sept instead of June. ill do some LSAT stuff but focus more on just getting out of this place first above all

ENJOY YOUR TIME YOUNGLINGS...
Its going alright, most of it has consisted of printing 1000s of questions and organizing them so I can bang them out starting mid-April.

i iz gonna fail everything. also fuck leg day and fuck the day after leg day even more.

good for you. you will be a pro.

I have taken a few days off the gym because I feel rather sick and wallowing in my own sweat may not be the best idea for my immune system. I feel weak.

inb4 140

good idea. def don't go to the gym if you're sick.

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Alexandros » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:15 pm

CottonHarvest wrote:Do you guys "warm up" before taking a PT? If so, what are your strategies/suggestions?

mine was: 2 RC, 2 LG, 10 or 15 LR. For test day: 2 RC, 2 LG, full LR set. (Full LR because LR is my weakest). Made a big difference for me so would recommend. Also found an unfamiliar warm-up worked better for me than a familiar one.

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Mikey » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:19 pm

Alexandros wrote:
CottonHarvest wrote:Do you guys "warm up" before taking a PT? If so, what are your strategies/suggestions?

mine was: 2 RC, 2 LG, 10 or 15 LR. For test day: 2 RC, 2 LG, full LR set. (Full LR because LR is my weakest). Made a big difference for me so would recommend. Also found an unfamiliar warm-up worked better for me than a familiar one.

I never really have, but I probably should even if it is simply just 1 RC and a hand full of LR or something. no LG, lol alex u pleb

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Alexandros » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:22 pm

Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
CottonHarvest wrote:Do you guys "warm up" before taking a PT? If so, what are your strategies/suggestions?

mine was: 2 RC, 2 LG, 10 or 15 LR. For test day: 2 RC, 2 LG, full LR set. (Full LR because LR is my weakest). Made a big difference for me so would recommend. Also found an unfamiliar warm-up worked better for me than a familiar one.

I never really have, but I probably should even if it is simply just 1 RC and a hand full of LR or something. no LG, lol alex u pleb

It made a big difference for me since it takes time for my brain to warm up.

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Mikey » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:24 pm

Alexandros wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Alexandros wrote:
CottonHarvest wrote:Do you guys "warm up" before taking a PT? If so, what are your strategies/suggestions?

mine was: 2 RC, 2 LG, 10 or 15 LR. For test day: 2 RC, 2 LG, full LR set. (Full LR because LR is my weakest). Made a big difference for me so would recommend. Also found an unfamiliar warm-up worked better for me than a familiar one.

I never really have, but I probably should even if it is simply just 1 RC and a hand full of LR or something. no LG, lol alex u pleb

It made a big difference for me since it takes time for my brain to warm up.

nah I get it, I was joking ;P

I never found it necessary to warm up but I probs should do it so I have decent speed at the start of the PT

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby proteinshake » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:30 pm

SweetTort practically warmed up with a PT before taking his PT.

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Alexandros » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:34 pm

proteinshake wrote:SweetTort practically warmed up with a PT before taking his PT.

Dude did one section of each right?
I think that would burn me out too soon.

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Alexandros » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:36 pm

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Re: The Official September 2017 Study Group

Postby Alexandros » Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:43 pm

Ran into these in the store earlier :cry:
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Alexandros wrote:Ran into these in the store earlier :cry:
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