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Studying for the LSAT / Re: October LSAT?
« on: February 28, 2008, 12:35:56 PM »
if i do decide to take the june one, and also the october one, law schools only take the highest score right?

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Law School Admissions / Re: The Law School Laptop
« on: February 21, 2008, 05:06:20 PM »
i havent looked at the past messages, so this might be redundant...

but i happen to work for the Information Technology department at UCLA Law right now, and MACs aren't really compatible with their exam software (ExamSoft), and if you have a MAC you should download BootCamp so you have dual OS's.  The IT dept. here also really are unable to assist students with MACs because we are on a Microsoft server and trained accordingly.  I agree, MACs are amazing - great battery life, faster, more safe from viruses, etc (btw i really want the MacBook Air!) but I would contact the IT department of the prospective law school you will be attending and ask them about what they suggest. The IT department at your law school can help you a lot with computer problems and it's helpful to know what they think you should get. :)

It is never a good sign when a tech worker begins calling Apple computers MACs. Jesus. Maybe if your department realized they weren't dealing with a Media Access Control (MAC) address then they might be able to help the students.


yeah that's exactly why we can't help students, because i capitalized a few extra letters. good one.

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Law School Admissions / Re: The Law School Laptop
« on: February 21, 2008, 11:56:13 AM »
i havent looked at the past messages, so this might be redundant...

but i happen to work for the Information Technology department at UCLA Law right now, and MACs aren't really compatible with their exam software (ExamSoft), and if you have a MAC you should download BootCamp so you have dual OS's.  The IT dept. here also really are unable to assist students with MACs because we are on a Microsoft server and trained accordingly.  I agree, MACs are amazing - great battery life, faster, more safe from viruses, etc (btw i really want the MacBook Air!) but I would contact the IT department of the prospective law school you will be attending and ask them about what they suggest. The IT department at your law school can help you a lot with computer problems and it's helpful to know what they think you should get. :)

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Studying for the LSAT / Re: How much did/have you improved your LSAT score?
« on: February 21, 2008, 11:49:15 AM »
i took a practice test before any studying and got a 154...
i'm hoping that after a lot of studying and my prep course this summer it will go up by at least 10. is that impossible?

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Law School Admissions / Question...
« on: November 28, 2007, 01:36:18 PM »
I'm a junior at UCLA. I did a very stupid thing the beginning of my sophomore year and was put on disciplinary probation for a year. I know most law school applications ask about this and I'm wondering if this would really hurt my chances of getting into law school. The probation was resolved and it's supposedly "confidential." I asked our dean of students and he said that I have to say "yes" to the question because then it would "not be telling the truth." Any wisdom on this subject? By the way, I have a decent GPA that went up after the incident (I definitely got my act together) and I'm hoping to get a decent LSAT score when I take it in October. Any ideas or comments are appreciated!

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