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Where should I go next fall? / Re: Pass/Fail Classes
« on: November 06, 2005, 10:25:25 PM »
I would mention your situation in an addendum.  This is similar to how adcomms look at W's.  Isolated incidents don't really matter, but when there's a pattern, it raises a red flag.  Taking a bunch of Spanish classes pass/fail looks suspicious.  So I would write an addendum explaining your situation, which is not what adcomms are looking to avoid, but might appear to be that.

+!. I took sixteen credits of language pass/fail because that's how the class was offered - there was no option to have it graded, even if I would have wanted to (and I wouldn't have ;)). I imagine I'll just tell my schools that in an addendum and let it be.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: Powerscore Material
« on: November 06, 2005, 07:57:47 PM »
Either course, you're going to run out of actual LSAT material before the actual test if you plan for June. 



I liked the sound of that strategy, myself.

Studying for the LSAT / Re: Powerscore Material
« on: November 06, 2005, 03:16:12 PM »
You're thinking about taking a review for the February test, but then studying more afterward and actually taking the June test?

Hmm... Interesting.

Law School Applications / What subjects does LSDAS remove from your GPA?
« on: November 06, 2005, 01:40:56 AM »
So I understand that I've got to submit my transcripts to LSDAS to have the GPA refactored, and that one of the things the steps of that refactoring process is the removal of certain subjects deemed irrelevant. Which subjects are these? I've got the odd Musicology course, some Stats, and some (mandatory) natural science hanging around on my transcript. Will they stay there once LSDAS gets through with me?

Also, something I thought of while writing this post: what about the credits I took while in high school? They were at a college near my home, and I'm not sure now whether they were graded or not. If they were, though, I'm willing to bet it wasn't at the A-level... how vital is it that I include these (they were entirely unrelated to my major).

I don't want to derail this, but lex19, what do you mean by a diagnostic? I just took this year's official practice test and timed myself as accurately as possible.

Reviews, Visits, and Rankings / Re: I just wanted to say... (UMich)
« on: November 04, 2005, 10:32:09 PM »
They've got a pretty nice quad, too. There's a whole neat story abou its construction (isn't that the same for every school, though?), but I won't spoil that for you before you move in!

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