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I had a similar problem. They sent me an e-mail about my file being updated but when I checked the website, it looked identical to how it looked the last time I got an update email.

I would send in two academics since some if not most actually ask for two academics. But that's just from my own experience. It depends on where you are applying.

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Law School Admissions Index
« on: January 11, 2005, 03:41:11 PM »
Nope, that just means that you look really good for getting into that school. :)
A split would be a more extreme difference between GPA and LSAT (above 75% for one, around 25% for the other).

Yep, you are looking good :)

Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Law School Admissions Index
« on: January 11, 2005, 03:11:11 PM »

I checked a school that I was intersted in, and got an index of 3.3 when I plugged in the 75th percentile LSAT and 75th percentile GPA. My index for the same school, with my statistics, is also 3.3. Does that mean I stand a good chance?

If you are a split, high gpa/low lsat or vice versa, then no, it doesn't say much about your chances unless your high score is what the school is known for desiring (i.e. high gpa for a UC).

Acceptances, Denials, and Waitlists / Re: In at G-DUB !!!
« on: January 11, 2005, 02:49:11 PM »
AWESOME! I am sure you earned it with that GPA and LSAT ;) J/K. But CONGRATS! I hope to have some of your good fortune too!

Studying for the LSAT / Re: Question of the Day
« on: January 11, 2005, 02:48:17 PM »
Ok guys, and gals, here is the question of the day.  It is generally accepted that if a answer option containes the words, "never" "always" ect, it is usually not the correct answer.  When is this tactic employed and when should it be ignored immediately.  I mean, I am sure it is a method of increasing a persons speed in answering questions, however, can, and should, it be a method of elimination when deciding between possible correct answers, say between 2 possible answers?

Never and always are in answers for assumption questions a lot :)


Asians :) BTW, what does this have to do with Acceptances? Haha.

Law School Admissions / Re: Should law schools know my GMAT score?
« on: January 11, 2005, 02:27:49 PM »
The reason I'm asking is because some of my schools did in fact ask for it (but at the time, I hadn't taken it yet.)

Temple was one them and is my first choice. So you can see why i'm sort of in a quandry.

If they asked for it, send it. Don't send it to the schools who didn't.

It is a requirement that you give them your most up to date information.

Law School Admissions / Re: Who has the best chance at these schools??
« on: January 11, 2005, 11:56:24 AM »
Oh wow, we both want to go to the same school, what is the best school that you think we both have a shot at attending?
 I am buying a house/condo/townhome wherever we move to and she will be my paying roommate, or we may both buy it together to get approved for a higher amount.
 Is this a wise idea?

It's hard to say. I mean what if she gets into Harvard and you don't? Or vice versa. Will one of you be willing to give it up in order to live together?

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