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Check your email Ninja- thanks for taking a look!

I am still pretty new to the board, so I really don't know what is proper etiquette for asking this, but I was wondering if a couple of you guys would be interested in taking a look at my first draft of my personal statement and telling me what you think.  I'm not looking for gramatical advice because that can be hammered out later- I just want to know what you think about the general layout and concept (which ended up being I think pretty unique).  Anyone interested, just let me know.

Law School Admissions / Re: Killing time- what else to do?
« on: June 18, 2008, 06:45:03 PM »
Have one... beat Galaxy... beat nearly all of Nintendo's big games... I guess I should have said, what else is there to do when not perfecting Guitar Hero ;D

I am going to get started early on my personal statement, and, as much as I would love to come up with some big unique way of saying things, I plan on going with a pretty basic topic instead- potential.  I plan on talking about (maybe) how I will be a first generation college graduate, and how even though I come from an inpoverished and low-education-rate county, I have excelled in college and am one of the top 10 students in my major.  From there, I will probably talk about how I have a lot of potential to excel, and how I want to make the most out of the abilities I have been blessed with.

Does this sound like a pretty decent idea?  I realize it is pretty basic and ordinary, but I am not too shabby of a writer, and I feel like I could turn it into something pretty good.  Any advice is both welcome and appreciated.

Law School Admissions / Killing time- what else to do?
« on: June 18, 2008, 07:57:18 AM »
I took the LSAT a couple of days ago, so that is done.  Today I send a transcript request form for my university to send to the LSAC, so that is done.  I have already gotten 3 professors who have told me they would write letters of recommendation, and I mailed them the required forms today.  I am already registered through the LSDAS.

I guess what I am asking is if anyone can see anything I may have missed.  I find getting this stuff together a good way to pass time until the score comes in- if anyone sees anything else to do, please let me know.

Studying for the LSAT / Evidence of Unpreparedness- tell your stories
« on: June 17, 2008, 04:14:02 AM »
Mine first- yesterday, after the procter hands everything out and asks if there are any questions, this guy with more than a little fear in his voice raises his hand and says "Do you not provide the scrap paper for us?".  I felt bad for him... anyone else have any funny stories from yesterday?

Studying for the LSAT / Re: June LSAT
« on: June 16, 2008, 06:38:36 PM »
I was thinking it was two... man this is going to drive me crazy

Studying for the LSAT / Re: June LSAT
« on: June 16, 2008, 06:23:00 PM »
Dilettante, my fears are the same as yours.  I walked out feeling like a million bucks about how I had done- however, I am noticing that many other posters are feeling the same way.  Should be an interesting time till we get scores back...

Speaking of which- anybody have any idea how long it takes to get scores back?

Studying for the LSAT / Re: June LSAT
« on: June 16, 2008, 06:12:52 PM »
Games was probably tied for my best with the first Reasoning section (which is odd because Games are my worst usually)... Reading I thought was really tough this time.

Speaking of reading, I had two RCs which means one was experimental- the first RC was section 1 and the second was section 3- can anyone help me figure out which one was experimental?

Studying for the LSAT / June LSAT
« on: June 16, 2008, 03:11:49 PM »
What does everyone think? What was your best and worst?  Discuss.

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