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Current Law Students / Re: UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
« on: March 03, 2011, 07:27:21 AM »
Most graduated from UDC Law pass the bar. Last year I believe close to 90 percent passed on the first try. You obviously were denied admission or you are just a dumbass.

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Transferring / Re: Have you transferred out of UDC? Do you want to?
« on: March 03, 2011, 07:22:21 AM »
The tuition is so low that I doubt you would want to leave after you start. Also, their clinical programs give you the chance to build some great connections in Washington. I have worked with some UDC Law grads who enjoyed their time at the school while graduating with little debt. The school prepares you to work in the courtroom as a trial attorney so many grads own their own firms. Though if you work hard you can work in any area of the law you want. For example this guy is a UDC Law grad and is one of the most respected attorneys at Greenberg Traurig.

http://gtlaw.com/People/IvanTSumner


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Choosing the Right Law School / Re: UDC or Pierce Law
« on: March 03, 2011, 05:49:56 AM »
UDC all the way! Over 90% bar passage rate last year and the tuition is great. This school will teach you how to work the courtroom and give you practical experience. I have worked with some UDC grads and they have 1/3 the debt the rest of us have. As a trial lawyer if I could do it again I would have gone there.

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Current Law Students / Re: UDC
« on: March 02, 2011, 09:08:30 AM »
Recently, a solid 92 percent of UDC students passed the Maryland bar exam, about 7 percentage points higher than the state average. Students also bested the DC bar by 9.5 percentage points, though only 11 of them sat for it.  The facts are the facts! UDC is a rising school. You will be graduating with a cool 30k in loans while a GW grad has 120k. I know an Assistant State's Attorney who graduated from UDC Law and supervises a lot of GW grads. The only different is he is not sweating every night trying to figure out how to pay his bills. UDC is a school that teaches you how to be attorney in the courtroom. If you want corporate stuff go elsewhere. If you want to eventually start your own firm and learn real world legal skills go to UDC.

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Studying for the LSAT / Re: 136 diagnostic....Help
« on: September 02, 2009, 11:31:56 PM »
Should I attack LR first then logic games or should I study all of the bibles at the same time?

I did LR, LG, then RC.  This approach has worked out pretty well for me.  I am currently just taking full length, timed practice tests in preparation for the Sept. 26th test.  I'm not quite where I want to be, but I'm very close.

I have mixed feelings regarding the RCB... As for the others, read every page of those guys.  I learn best by writing things down, so I took notes.  Each of my bibles is stuffed full of notebook paper.  Really spend some time reading these book closely and completing all of the practice sections. 

edit: I agree with the posted above: Don't take anymore timed preptests.  Hell, don't any of them period until you've finished at least the LRB and LGB.

How long did you study?

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Studying for the LSAT / Re: 136 diagnostic....Help
« on: September 01, 2009, 11:03:12 PM »
Should I attack LR first then logic games or should I study all of the bibles at the same time?

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Studying for the LSAT / Re: 136 diagnostic....Help
« on: September 01, 2009, 10:59:46 PM »
I was thinking about going over the LR Bible for 3 hours a day in Sept, Logic Games for 3 hours a day in Oct, and start doing practice tests twice a week while studying RC in November. Does this sound reasonable or should I study them all at the same time?

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Studying for the LSAT / Re: 136 diagnostic....Help
« on: August 29, 2009, 11:58:41 PM »
Well...you have time, so don't panic.

Like I told Mason, just narrow it down so that you focus on individual question types rather than the huge, scary test all at once. Concentrate on mastering certain sections or question types. Like when I first started studying, I was really weak in everything but reading comp. I spent the first month basically only doing main-point questions in the reasoning sections and moved on from there. Now that I've tackled the questions in that section, I can focus on games.

Don't keep taking diagnostic tests that you score low on. Don't fixate on the actual score-its nice to have a goal, but just be realistic and do the best that you can on each section. It will come together.

Well, I have started with the logical reasoning bible so far. I am on the Must be true section, and I have seen some improvement so far. You have made me more confident of my approach. I had planned to consistently study one bible at a time. But at what point do you recommend that I start doing practice tests? And when I start, should they be untimed? Also, do you think that a 136 is to much of a hole to climb from if I am aiming at a 160 by December? Thanks

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Studying for the LSAT / Re: 136 diagnostic....Help
« on: August 29, 2009, 10:28:19 PM »
Anyone else? Please? :'(

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Studying for the LSAT / 136 diagnostic....Help
« on: August 29, 2009, 09:37:17 PM »
I recently scored a 136 on my diagnostic test. I currently have all three powerscore bibles and will be taking the December LSAT. Being that I have such a low GPA, I am aiming to score at least 160. I am in desperate need of any type of advice on how to go about studying because I will be taking a full load of classes this upcoming semester. Any help would be great.

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