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I thought test takers were allowed to keep a copy of the writing sample.  I could have sworn someone who took the LSAT in 2003 said they kept a copy.

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Re: Didn't there used to be carbon paper attached to the LSAT writing sample?
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2004, 08:31:03 AM »
I think so...

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Re: Didn't there used to be carbon paper attached to the LSAT writing sample?
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2004, 07:05:15 PM »
Used to. Now you can get a copy of it once your score is posted on the LSAC site.

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Re: Didn't there used to be carbon paper attached to the LSAT writing sample?
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2004, 01:03:43 PM »
Yes.  I took in Feb 04 and got a carbon copy.

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Re: Didn't there used to be carbon paper attached to the LSAT writing sample?
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2004, 12:45:28 AM »
On THAT note, how friggin useless is the writing sample? The people who administered the LSAT when I took it were joking about it the whole time.
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Re: Didn't there used to be carbon paper attached to the LSAT writing sample?
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2004, 01:54:01 AM »
On THAT note, how friggin useless is the writing sample? The people who administered the LSAT when I took it were joking about it the whole time.

They explicitly state in big bold letters "YOU MUST WRITE ABOUT THE GIVEN TOPIC - WRITING ABOUT A TOPIC OF YOUR OWN CHOICE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE!"  So what happens if you write about something else?  What are the penalities?  Are they going to cancel your score, which is entirely unrelated to the writing portion? 

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Re: Didn't there used to be carbon paper attached to the LSAT writing sample?
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2004, 08:59:54 AM »
The kid next to me used his writing sample sheet to draw aliens coming out of a space ship.  The topic was about farming.  I wonder if LSAC considers his stuff off topic?

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Re: Didn't there used to be carbon paper attached to the LSAT writing sample?
« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2004, 12:03:43 PM »
The kid next to me used his writing sample sheet to draw aliens coming out of a space ship.  The topic was about farming.  I wonder if LSAC considers his stuff off topic?

Haha! That's great.  Were you sitting next to Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes?

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Re: Didn't there used to be carbon paper attached to the LSAT writing sample?
« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2004, 07:42:44 PM »
Haha! That's great.  Were you sitting next to Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes?

Come to think of it, the resemblance was striking.  Hmmm....