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Law School Admissions / Just bombed Dec. LSAT......
« on: December 02, 2006, 01:23:25 PM »
I found this test pretty easy compared to most of the recent LSATs I've taken as practice tests.

BUT...I got caught in a downward spiral of negative thinking after the first section [the only section I aced, or even finished].  I wasn't used to taking the test in rapid succession of sections, and couldn't concentrate during the start of the next section. This triggered me into a terrible testing mode that I've never experienced before.  I knew of all the positive mantras to keep yourself confident, but they just didn't seem to allow me to refocus and if they did, it was way too late by then.  I hit wall after wall and everything I had read, didn't register.  I had to re-read question after question and was still unable to pick an answer confidently, something I was able to do during practice exams.  My average during practice has been in the 160s, but combined with a new environment and this inability to pick myself up, I absolutely know I had performed a lot worse than any test I have taken, including my diagnostic.  By the time was up for each of the next 4 sections, I wasn't able to get to at least the last 5 questions.  Sooo, I know I MUST cancel this test...

My GPA from a top-15 undergrad school is incredibly low, making this test my only saving grace...

I can't wait another year and apply next cycle, that is not an option I am willing to consider.  This leaves me with the Feb. '07 administration as the sole opportunity for giving me any chance to get into ANY law school. 


I know at least some law schools accept the Feb. LSAT, and was wondering if I would have any chance of getting into them.  Can anyone direct me to people who have submitted only their Feb. LSAT and still got into schools for the immediate coming cycle?  Have any of you done so?  My GPA is a 2.6.  What score would I need to be able to get into a tier-2 law school?  Also, what schools are known not to widely discriminate against a Feb. LSAT. 

I am aware that competition at this point is extremely high, because most schools have rolling admission and have already secured many of the available admission slots. 

I just want to know if I have any realistic chance for this cycle, or are my dreams for '07 pretty much crushed...

Studying for the LSAT / Re: February Anyone?
« on: December 02, 2006, 12:49:54 PM »
So does that mean you're not going to cancel this score and just retake it?

Or are you unsure...

Studying for the LSAT / Re: February Anyone?
« on: December 02, 2006, 12:42:44 PM »
I don't think I have any other option.

The test itself was easier than most recent exams, but I know I terribly underperformed to the best of my ability.

The testing environment killed me, I got so discombobulated after the first section[LR] and that threw me into a downward spiral.  My confidence level plummeted and I wasn't able to recover any of its remnants. 

This extremely disappoints me because I don't think I'll ever get as great a look of the LSAT as this one had.

Do you know where I can find out a list of schools that accept Feb. LSATs?

And are you planning for fall '07 matriculation?

Studying for the LSAT / Re: WHat is your.....
« on: December 01, 2006, 04:26:47 PM »
For those of you taking it in Feb. - Are you applying for Fall '07? Or fall '08?

I thought most schools don't take Feb. LSATs...

Studying for the LSAT / Re: Help a brother out
« on: November 28, 2006, 04:52:25 PM »
Were any of you able to print out a legible copy?

I tried Photoshop and everything to get the words darker and more defined but to no avail...

Any image-pros in here that know how to boost a PDF's quality and pixelation?

Studying for the LSAT / Re: PT 50
« on: November 28, 2006, 11:18:59 AM »
The one that's been circulating this forum is UNREADABLE. 

I tried every which way to get it to print so I can take the test without having to spend all my energy trying to decipher the words.

I wish there was a way to get a legible copy before Friday...

Studying for the LSAT / Re: Time between sections question
« on: November 28, 2006, 07:04:42 AM »
15 seconds?!?!?!?!?!?!  :o


Studying for the LSAT / Re: Copies of September LSAT for practice...
« on: November 25, 2006, 11:46:54 AM »
OMG I need the Sept. LSAT really bad.

I ordered it a couple days ago but I doubt it will come in time.  :-\

Thanks to anyone who can send it to me.  Much appreciated!

My email is

Again, thanks so much in advance.   :D

that wasn't was a third party website that was real barebones...

I knew there was a site out that does these calculations for you, but I forgot it...anyone know?  Thanks...

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