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Law School Applications / Re: graduate early?
« on: March 15, 2009, 07:21:32 PM »
I think this is something you need to decide for yourself.

Personally, I am a proponent of not wasting extra cash, so your plan sounds completely rational to me.

Also, I don't think anybody on here would tell you that law schools would care about that (at all). Law school really is a numbers thing, so if your GPA is high enough after three years, my advice is: get the degree and take that extra year to ace the LSAT. 

Studying for the LSAT / Re: Blueprint in deep doo-doo
« on: September 14, 2008, 02:51:41 PM »

Haha, strings? What?  :D

Studying for the LSAT / Re: Blueprint in deep doo-doo
« on: September 14, 2008, 02:15:18 AM »
I took a class with Blueprint and spent quite some time with all three of them. Regardless of what they did, they are not evil people (in fact, quite nice ones, I don't care what anyone says about Trent's "class mode"). This is not a pleasant thing for anyone to be going through, and that's why.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: Blueprint in deep doo-doo
« on: September 13, 2008, 09:04:09 PM »
I think this is sad.

My thoughts are with Trent, Matt, and Jodi. Sorry guys. :(

Recommendations / Re: What to do with my reccomender?
« on: September 11, 2008, 07:10:02 PM »
 Thank you both very much!

I'll e-mail him right away.

Recommendations / What to do with my recommender?
« on: September 11, 2008, 06:43:07 PM »
I asked my recommender to write me a letter in the middle of August, and he was really nice and agreed.

It's nearing the middle of September and I haven't heard anything else from him. Should I do anything at all? Or will he come to me when he's ready?

Any help is greatly appreciated, I don't want to do anything to aggravate my prof.

Thanks! :)

Studying for the LSAT / Re: June 2008: Games 1 & 4
« on: September 09, 2008, 03:03:49 PM »
#1: E is wrong because Jaclyn and Lorena can't be together onstage period.
The answer is C because Felipe is off stage and so Jaclyn must be off stage, but Lorena can be onstage and because of the rules that says any female = Grant onstage, that answer flies.

#2: The answer choice is D because Keiko cannot be the only woman on the stage at any time.
If she is the only woman on stage, that means Lorena is off stage, and if Lorena is off stage, that means Jaclyn is on. Contradiction.

#4: This question you have to sort of think about it visually. More women than men. That means either 3 (F) and 2 (M) or 2 (F) and 1 (M).
Let's start by doing the first. Can we have All 3 Fs together at once? Well, the answer is no because J and L can't be on stage at the same time.
What about the second equation? Well, two females. Could be K and J and G from the male side. Does that work? Sure. So, the answer is 3: 2+1. C.

#5: Either J or L must be on stage during a show. So that's already one. If J is out, then L must be in because if L is out it mandates that J is in.
If L is out, then J must be in just because the rule says so. Again, this is ONE already. Then, regardless if it's J or L that's on stage, G joins in as well.
That's TWO. That's the answer. C.

I think most of your mistakes are coming from a misunderstanding of the J and L rule, which is good news.
I think this is a case where doing the contrapositive actually hurts you. I got by with just the actual rules, and it was less clutter (and as a result less confusion).

Sorry I can't help with the last game, that was one I couldn't handle. I've done it like three times and for some reason I can't manage to get all the questions right each go. But hey, good luck!

Studying for the LSAT / Re: Fall Plan of Action...
« on: July 03, 2008, 09:47:11 PM »
Same exact boat as you alexjudka.

Good luck to you in preparing for October!
I'm sure we can do better.

I for one am going to start experimenting with how to calm down during the test and not look at my watch every second.  :P

-10 from my highest (at 169) -- so a 159.

That's pretty far below. I hope I can be better prepared (psychologically at least lol) for the October test. I'll know I at least have my 159 lol.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: LSAT SCORES ARE OUT
« on: July 03, 2008, 03:43:05 PM »
Great day to hate myself.  :(


And I was scoring 164-169 on my practice tests. Good times.
Hello October.

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