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Law School Admissions / Anyone ever hear of this book?
« on: August 15, 2007, 12:10:22 AM »
Covert tactics for getting into the Law School of your choice


http://www.coverttactics.com/?hop=kimberjane

Looks to me like it is another book to rip off a law school hopeful.

What do you guys think?

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Studying for the LSAT / Yet another game (not LSAT though)
« on: October 02, 2006, 11:31:02 PM »
OK so everyone who knows me, knows that I struggle with the Games section. So, someone sent me this to help me along....YEAH RIGHT. I can't figure it out. Can you?
This is just a little off LSAT topic but might be fun.


It is a IQ test some employers give to the candidates in a  job
interview in China....let's see how long it takes for you to solve it...

Goal:        bring everyone to the other side of the river

Rules:      -Only 2 persons on the raft at a time.

      -The father cannot stay with any of the daughters without their
mother's presence.
      -The mother cannot stay with any of the sons without their
father's presence.
      -The thief (striped shirt) cannot stay with any family member if
the Policeman is not there.

      -Only the Father, Mother and the Policeman know how to operate the
raft.

      -To start, click on the big! blue circle on the lower right.

      -To move the people, click on them. To move the raft, click on the
pole on the opposite side of the river.

Note: Ignore the words, they are just instruction in foreign language explaining everything above....Click on the link below to Start...

          http://freeweb.siol.net/danej/riverIQGame.swf
 


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Studying for the LSAT / Studying with a study partner
« on: September 16, 2006, 12:06:35 AM »
I finally got a study partner and I am at a loss as to how to approach studying in preparation for the LSAT.

We both have the bibles and the preptests. So, should we take a test together and then debrief it? What do you guys do? I know it seems obvious but I want to make sure I make the best of our time and making sure that the study time is worthwhile and helpful for the both of us.

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Studying for the LSAT / Need help in setting up a spreadsheet
« on: September 15, 2006, 11:54:02 PM »
For those of you who has set up a spreadsheet to help them keep track of their performance on the preptests could you please give me ideas? Or send me a sample of your spreadsheet?

I am trying to figure out if I should it up with titles from the bibles. For instance have a column for each of the chapters of the LR bible. I wanted to put the items that I miss in the respective columns so I know where to concentrate.

Would appreciate any suggestions.

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Studying for the LSAT / Scale for Preptest #44 , Oct 2004
« on: August 07, 2006, 10:25:20 PM »
Does anyone have the scale for this? If so please PM me or post if possible.

Thanks

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Studying for the LSAT / TM RC homework
« on: August 02, 2006, 12:30:18 AM »
OK this is bugging me. When I am doing the RC homework I can't stand it that they don't say what the right answer is, ie: a,b,c,d,e instead they give the word at the beginning of the sentence and the last word of the sentence where the answer should be.

Am I reading it wrong or what?

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I have been corresponding with the Admissions office of my dream school. I guess I asked one too many questions and all of my emails were suddenly answered by the Dean. Nothing bad, he was very nice and had invited me to have a meeting with him. I will take this opportunity and meet with him.

Do you guys have any suggestions on what to ask/point out?

Of course I plan on wearing a nice business suit and I think I will bring copies of my resume. diversity statement, personal statement and GPA addendum. Should I bring all that stuff or just keep it informal? I know I will be nervous because this is the one and only school I will be applying to due to my job, family etc.

Suggestions would be appreciated

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Law School Admissions / Anyone want to critque my GPA addendum?
« on: July 30, 2006, 05:23:21 PM »
It is short, please PM me. I could use all the help I can get.

Thanks

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Minority and Non-Traditional Law Students / Low GPA
« on: June 12, 2006, 02:01:44 PM »
I am wondering if my low GPA is going to keep me out of law school. It has been 26 years since high school and I have been attending college off and on since then. From 2003-2005 I finally worked my butt off and got my degree. Degree gpa came in at 2.93 but according to LSAC my cum gpa is a lousy 2.67!!

I have taken the LSAT once before (2005) and the score was very low. My practice scores are hitting at the 144 range. I will retake the LSAT this Sept. I am aiming at the very least for a 156 (hell, I really want 160 or higher of course).

1. Is 156 a decent score to aim for (lowest)given that my gpa is low?
I know I have to push myself to study harder and better this round, I am just tired (burned out) on the LSAT studying. I feel like I am spinning my wheels and my confidence is definately going for a spin. I know, I know, I gotta think positively in order to kick butt on this test.

2. When writing my personal statement should I address the low gpa? Do I explain the 4 classes that I got an F on individually? (Actually two of the classes were online and I totally forgot about being signed up for those classes) the two others happened when I was married and I had to abruptly quit the class cause I had an insecure husband - going to school caused too many problems between us. My last two years before obtaining my degree I pulled a solid B average so should I include that too?

Thanks in advance

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Studying for the LSAT / Sunfunliving
« on: May 09, 2006, 12:48:17 PM »
This woman is a dynamo, not only is she raising children, working full time as an educator, she had the time and a heart of gold to help us (LSAT takers) in doing better in our endeavors with the test.

I want to take this opportunity to say THANK YOU from all of us who have been benfactors of your genorosity.

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