Is this a permissible watch to wear on test day?

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Is this a permissible watch to wear on test day?

Postby King of the North » Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:09 am

I have a watch nearly identical to the one in the link below. The ONLY difference between that watch and mine is that mine tells you what day of the month it is (i.e. 17). I can't imagine this wouldn't be allowed.. But I feel better making sure.

https://slimages.macysassets.com/is/ima ... 0&hei=1467

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Re: Is this a permissible watch to wear on test day?

Postby Thesaurus » Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:25 am

LSAC wrote:Test takers are permitted to wear an analog (nondigital) wristwatch. (Timing devices of any other kind are not permitted.)


LSAC wrote:You MAY NOT bring into the test center or use any of the following: [...] digital watches, alarm watches, beeping watches, calculator watches, chronograph watches (digital or nondigital)


I didn't wear a watch to the LSAT but your watch should be fine.

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Re: Is this a permissible watch to wear on test day?

Postby Jjbb938483 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:37 am

Yes, that is fine. They just don’t want digital watches or watches with timers (the 180 watches are also questionable).

If you haven’t heard it already here is a helpful tip: set your watch to 12:00 before each section.

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Re: Is this a permissible watch to wear on test day?

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:54 am

Jjbb938483 wrote:Yes, that is fine. They just don’t want digital watches or watches with timers (the 180 watches are also questionable).

If you haven’t heard it already here is a helpful tip: set your watch to 12:00 before each section.


Or just get an LSAT watch like this: https://toptiertimer.com/products/toptiertimer-custom-lsat-watch?utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=googlepla&variant=790355979

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Re: Is this a permissible watch to wear on test day?

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:54 am

Thesaurus wrote:
LSAC wrote:Test takers are permitted to wear an analog (nondigital) wristwatch. (Timing devices of any other kind are not permitted.)


LSAC wrote:You MAY NOT bring into the test center or use any of the following: [...] digital watches, alarm watches, beeping watches, calculator watches, chronograph watches (digital or nondigital)


I didn't wear a watch to the LSAT but your watch should be fine.


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Re: Is this a permissible watch to wear on test day?

Postby Thesaurus » Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:03 am

KENYADIGG1T wrote:
Jjbb938483 wrote:Yes, that is fine. They just don’t want digital watches or watches with timers (the 180 watches are also questionable).

If you haven’t heard it already here is a helpful tip: set your watch to 12:00 before each section.


Or just get an LSAT watch like this: https://toptiertimer.com/products/toptiertimer-custom-lsat-watch?utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=googlepla&variant=790355979


Whoa. If an analog chronograph watch isn't allowed, I have no idea why that thing would be allowed.

https://7sage.com/discussion/#/discussi ... at-watches

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Re: Is this a permissible watch to wear on test day?

Postby Jjbb938483 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:27 pm

KENYADIGG1T wrote:
Jjbb938483 wrote:Yes, that is fine. They just don’t want digital watches or watches with timers (the 180 watches are also questionable).

If you haven’t heard it already here is a helpful tip: set your watch to 12:00 before each section.


Or just get an LSAT watch like this: https://toptiertimer.com/products/toptiertimer-custom-lsat-watch?utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=googlepla&variant=790355979



That's not a watch. If chronographs are banned because they can function as timing devices, a wearable analog timer is almost certainly banned as well. There's no reason for one of those anyway because setting a regular watch to 12:00 works just as well.

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Re: Is this a permissible watch to wear on test day?

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:40 pm

Jjbb938483 wrote:
KENYADIGG1T wrote:
Jjbb938483 wrote:Yes, that is fine. They just don’t want digital watches or watches with timers (the 180 watches are also questionable).

If you haven’t heard it already here is a helpful tip: set your watch to 12:00 before each section.


Or just get an LSAT watch like this: https://toptiertimer.com/products/toptiertimer-custom-lsat-watch?utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=googlepla&variant=790355979



That's not a watch. If chronographs are banned because they can function as timing devices, a wearable analog timer is almost certainly banned as well. There's no reason for one of those anyway because setting a regular watch to 12:00 works just as well.


Took the LSAT with said watch in full view of the proctors, and it was fine. It's an anecdote I'm well aware, but putting it here FWIW.

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Re: Is this a permissible watch to wear on test day?

Postby Experiment626 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:46 pm

King of the North wrote:I have a watch nearly identical to the one in the link below. The ONLY difference between that watch and mine is that mine tells you what day of the month it is (i.e. 17). I can't imagine this wouldn't be allowed.. But I feel better making sure.

https://slimages.macysassets.com/is/ima ... 0&hei=1467


Yea that should be fine. They just don't want anything with any sort of stop watch/timer feature.

Also whoever posted that LSAT countdown. Waste of money. If you already have an analog watch, like other said just change it back to 12 before you start. I didn't have one so I bought this for $15. Just twist the dial for starting and I know how much time has elapsed and I can use it after the test if I ever need to.

https://www.amazon.com/Casio-MRW200H-1B ... asio+watch

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Re: Is this a permissible watch to wear on test day?

Postby Keilz » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:14 pm

Setting your watch to 12:00 works but you need to practice doing it precisely and quickly. I did it incorrectly in my first section the first time I took it and ended up not timing myself for the entire section.

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Re: Is this a permissible watch to wear on test day?

Postby King of the North » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:29 pm

Yeah I’ve been practicing doing it as quickly as I can lol. I’m definitely worried about not timing correctly but I haven’t had an issue with it so far.




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