Law School Discussion

Nine Years of Discussion
;

Show Posts

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.

Messages - lilybbloom

Pages: [1] 2 3
1
Law School Applications / Re: Accepted 08/09
« on: November 20, 2008, 05:48:16 PM »
I got into G'town today (RD f/t)
I went complete on Octoboer 31st and they mailed the card a few days ago.

2
LSAC and LSDAS / Re: score reports
« on: October 19, 2008, 01:45:56 PM »
awesome, thanks!

3
Studying for the LSAT / score reports
« on: October 19, 2008, 01:07:47 PM »
I'm under the impression that after you apply to a school and that school requests your transcript/LSAT score, LSAC prompts you to pay for a report? Is it possible to pay for a bunch of reports online in advance so that when the requests come in, they automatically send them out?

4
LSAC and LSDAS / score reports
« on: October 19, 2008, 01:06:08 PM »
I'm under the impression that after you apply to a school and that school requests your transcript/LSAT score, LSAC prompts you to pay for a report? Is it possible to pay for a bunch of reports online in advance so that when the requests come in, they automatically send them out?

5
Studying for the LSAT / UGH- cancel?
« on: October 04, 2008, 06:28:10 PM »
I'm in desperate need of advice.

I got a 166 in February and decided to re-take today. I was feeling SO confident until I hit the last game (my last section) and drew a complete blank. The way I figure, I have 5-7 wrong on games alone, depending on whether I aced the first 3. I think I did pretty well on RC and LR, if I had to guess I'd say maybe 1-2 wrong per section. Should I cancel? If you cancel, do the law schools see that?

6
Law School Applications / Re-take LSAT?
« on: August 23, 2008, 02:09:56 PM »
Thanks in advance for your help!

I took the LSAT in February and scored a 166. I know I can do better, I have consistently scored in the 171-4 range on practice tests. My GPA is 3.75 (huge upward trend since freshman year) at Northwestern. Up until a few days ago I was planning on re-taking the test in October and having my applications all ready to go by the end of that month. Now, though, I've been hearing that re-taking the LSAT is heavily frowned upon and that I will be asked to explain why I took it twice. The truth is simply that I was underprepared for the test- I wasn't sick and no one in my family died. I was just stupid about it. I didn't study very much and didn't take a class.

My top choice schools are Northwestern and Michigan, and you can see the other schools I want to apply to below. Should I re-take the LSAT? If I don't, and apply with a 166, do I have a chance at any T14 schools? If I do re-take, and score in the 170-172 range, would my chances increase significantly despite the stigma of having re-taken the test?

Last question, unrelated, but I received a fee waiver from Duke. Is that any indicator of my chances there, or do they simply send them to a bunch of people who may or may not be qualified?

Thanks again!

7
Law School Applications / Re: June 2008 LSAT -- any fee waivers yet?
« on: August 23, 2008, 01:53:51 PM »
heh, yeah I understood the basic concept... I was wondering if it was any indicator of your chances at that school. But, uh, thanks for the responses.

8
Law School Applications / Re: June 2008 LSAT -- any fee waivers yet?
« on: August 23, 2008, 10:32:01 AM »
sorry to have joined the discussion late, but just to make sure, getting a fee waiver doesn't mean all that much? I got one from Duke the other day.

9
Personal Statement / Looking for people to read a first draft
« on: June 10, 2008, 01:01:18 AM »
Anyone willing to read my first draft? I'd like to have some anonymity the first time I show it to someone, to make sure it isn't a complete disaster when I hand it over to people I have to see on a daily basis :)

10
what are you talking about? NU's law school is NOT in Evanston, it's in downtown Chicago, in Streeterville, which along with Gold Coast is THE most fabulous and upscale neighborhood in Chicago.

And by the way, Evanston is very liberal.

Pages: [1] 2 3