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Studying for the LSAT / Re: June LSAT
« on: June 16, 2008, 09:23:00 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, 09:12:52 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, 06:11:49 PM »
What does everyone think? What was your best and worst?  Discuss.

One L by Scott Turow is pretty great if you can take it with a grain of salt.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: June LSAT Epilogue
« on: June 16, 2008, 06:03:59 PM »
Glad test is over... I feel very confident, and I hope everyone else does as well.

Law School Applications / Re: pre-law... but not *Pre-Law*
« on: June 13, 2008, 03:18:49 PM »
Well, I am graduating in December and have only known since about last November that I wanted to be an attorney.  However, I have had tons of higher level business classes, includning Estate Planning, Essentials of Finance, and gobs of Accounting and Econ classes.  Also, I feel that, should I choose to operate my own firm some day, the management skills I have picked up will give me an advantage, seeing that even a law firm is still a business.

Law School Applications / Re: pre-law... but not *Pre-Law*
« on: June 13, 2008, 03:07:36 PM »
I'm not a pre-law focus, so I don't know what exactly it consists of.  I think that they gravitate towards classes that are more logic-intensive, however, the primary tendency is that most (all?) of them are poli-sci majors.

Anyway, since I am hoping to go into corporate law, I think a BS in Business Management and a JD would go well together; moreso than a degree in PoliSci.

Law School Applications / pre-law... but not *Pre-Law*
« on: June 13, 2008, 02:21:32 PM »
I was curious as to whether most of the posters are/ were considered pre-law in UG.  My university doesn't have a law school, and, while they do have a pre-law program, I feel that it is not really worth my time to declare pre-law.  I have been studying for the LSAT on my own since December, and the only advantage of our pre-law program is... well, to be honest, I don't see any advantage of the program.

Anyway, I was wondering what your thoughts were- is pre-law a worthwhile program or no?

Law School Applications / Question about how/ when to apply
« on: June 13, 2008, 09:52:23 AM »
I am taking the June LSAT, so I figure I should have my score at the latest by sometime in mid-July.  I want to apply as early as possible to about 8 different schools, and I already have in mind two or three teachers who would right me very good LoRs.  However, I don't graduate until December, so my full transcript won't be complete until then.  If I apply, will college just take into my account my GPA so far (it is quite good, and there isn't any reason to think it would lower substantially)?  I just don't really understand how the whole application through LSAC process works.

Also, another question- my LSAT ticket says not to arrive any later than 12:30.  Am I to assume that this is central time (it doesn't say, but the center is in central time)?  Also, what time would really be best to arrive- 12:00, 12:15?  Any advice would be very helpful.

Studying for the LSAT / Maybe dumb question (re:IDs)
« on: June 11, 2008, 01:13:43 PM »
This may be a dumb question, but you guys might know.  The LSAC makes it clear what kind of IDs are acceptable, and they emphasize that your ID has to have a recent picture.  I am planning on using my driver's license for my ID- however the license has a picture from when I was 16 (I just turned 21).  My license hasn't expired yet, and I haven't had any drastic physical changes.. would this be okay?

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