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General Board / Did everyone pass your exams?
« on: December 26, 2004, 10:56:10 PM »
How did everyone do?  What grades did you get on all your exams?

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General Board / John Marshall--Atlanta...
« on: December 15, 2004, 07:56:43 PM »
I've heard that it has been ABA approved.  Is this true?  What is the future outlook for this institution? 

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Wait List / in @ catholic off the wait list
« on: August 17, 2005, 11:42:22 AM »
got the call a few hours ago...time to pack bags and head back to DC!

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Where should I go next fall? / catholic law
« on: June 24, 2005, 10:42:09 AM »
anybody planning on withdrawing from catholic?  i'm hoping the GW, American wait lists start moving so spaces in the part-time program open up...

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Wait List / when do most wait list rejections/acceptances go out?
« on: June 17, 2005, 04:54:12 PM »
is there a particular week in june or july that most schools notify their wait listed candidates about acceptance/rejection decisions? or is it simply that by the end of july you 'should' have a decision...and most go out in june, etc.?


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Wait List / catholic WL
« on: May 19, 2005, 05:09:13 PM »
anyone hear anything?? the WL letter says they expect decisions by late spring on the WL

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Studying for the LSAT / third retake or no?
« on: October 27, 2004, 10:01:46 AM »
here's my situation 3.1 cum  148 1st test  153 second test..completely froze, i was testing in the 158-161 range on practice tests (didn't help that the curve was so brutal)  i'm thinking about just sending my apps in the next few weeks and retaking in february after extensive studying (again)

will it make a diff to adcomms if i'm dinged and i submit a new score - say a 160+??  or should i just suck it up and do my best to get into a law program and transfer

thanks for the advice

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numbers 3.1 cum
lsat 148/153 (151 avg - horrible i know)
cap. hill work exp. 1 yr, good recs, 1 prof, 1 employer
still think i can do better on lsat, but i hear adcoms look disfavorably on 3 scores.

american  pt
catholic pt
gw pt
mason pt
howard (full)
umd pt
ubalt pt



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Studying for the LSAT / games on 10/2
« on: October 18, 2004, 03:15:51 PM »
xyz parking lot game (last one) any B's?

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Studying for the LSAT / retake in DEC or not?
« on: October 05, 2004, 02:02:13 PM »
need serious advice, thanks to all in advance

First test june 03 148
UGPA 3.1
This time, lots of prep, 10 actual, 10 more, some of 10 next, LG bible, PR class, etc.  took prep tests 41, 42, 43 over the course of studies got 152,154,and 161 respectively and in that order.

On test day I was very nervous

LR nailed (miss 3 or 4 hopefully)
LR experimental
RC unconfident, uncertain (NGF threw me for a loop, 2 blind guesses on last passage) I usually miss 4-5 max, but may have missed more on this one.
LR weak, uncertain (blind guesses on 4 of last 5 questions)
LG avg. to good (got through 3 games completely, blind guessed B last 5.  maybe missed 2-3 total on completed games.)

I have good work experience, strong recs, and will put together a kickass statement, but will a 156 (gasp) overcome my previous low score or should I just retake in DEC?  also to consider, i've taken all of the recent tests, not sure what material i could go over...shooting for any DC area programs, ideally AU or Catholic

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