180 or retake

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klipsch3212
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Re: 180 or retake

Postby klipsch3212 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:48 pm

Guess I set myself up for that one -_-

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Presidentjlh
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Re: 180 or retake

Postby Presidentjlh » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:57 pm

It depends on the person, OP. See, in my case, I don't have designs on biglaw for the most part. At first I was thinking that I still have to go to T14 no matter what, but no one here will say that except a few people. The big thing is about minimizing risk. Right now I've got a good number of decent schools lined up that wouldn't leave me with a lot of debt, and I plan on practicing in a medium to small sized city. So in my case, a 166 isn't a horrible thing. If my goal was biglaw though, yes, retaking would be preferable.

You also have to remember, this is TOP law schools.com

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wtrc
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Re: 180 or retake

Postby wtrc » Sun Mar 17, 2013 1:23 pm

This site is called "top law schools" for a reason. Top law schools want top scores.

I took two years ago and did alright- I scored mid 160's. But my GPA is better than that, the legal market sucks, and I'm already in a lot of debt from UG. Each point matters so much and the LSAT IS learnable- so yeah, retake anything under low 170's (at least) makes sense to people on "Top Law Schools."

The Misanthrope
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Re: 180 or retake

Postby The Misanthrope » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:38 pm

Another stupid thread

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Re: 180 or retake

Postby TopLawHopeful » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:19 pm

JWalker wrote:Retake until you get a 180, then ED UVA.


This.

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Re: 180 or retake

Postby aresdude » Sun Mar 31, 2013 1:59 pm

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RodneyRuxin
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Re: 180 or retake

Postby RodneyRuxin » Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:12 pm

20130312 wrote:OP has a 158. I figured it was someone with a 170+ complaining about the retake shtick.

You got a long way to go, kid.


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