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ally2222

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SHOULD I TELL SCHOOLS ABOUT SICKNESS ON LSAT DAY?
« on: January 11, 2005, 10:54:23 AM »
Hi guys,

I really need your help. I had bronchitis on the day of the LSAT (fever, cough, phlegm, etc), and I have a doctors note to back this up. Should I send this to the law schools, or will it just sound like I'm whining?

Thank you for any input you can give!

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Re: SHOULD I TELL SCHOOLS ABOUT SICKNESS ON LSAT DAY?
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2005, 10:54:59 AM »
If you do write an addendum, please don't write it in all caps.

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Re: SHOULD I TELL SCHOOLS ABOUT SICKNESS ON LSAT DAY?
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2005, 12:05:13 PM »
ally,

i responded to you on CLSD, but i'll type it again here.

I do not think you should tell law schools about this; if you think you can do better, write the test again. 

on the day, a lot of people feel sick, couldn't sleep, grandfather passed away, yada yada yada.  I don't mean to be insensitive, but it sounds like an excuse.

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Re: SHOULD I TELL SCHOOLS ABOUT SICKNESS ON LSAT DAY?
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2005, 12:03:09 AM »
Thanks for your replies, Cheeks.
I am actually signed up for the test again in February--should I not write a short little explanation, include my doctors note, and say that I'm taking it again in February.
OR would it be better to not say anything at all?
Thank you!

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Re: SHOULD I TELL SCHOOLS ABOUT SICKNESS ON LSAT DAY?
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2005, 08:46:58 AM »
Thanks for your replies, Cheeks.
I am actually signed up for the test again in February--should I not write a short little explanation, include my doctors note, and say that I'm taking it again in February.
OR would it be better to not say anything at all?
Thank you!

which schools are you applying to?  If its UofT, then maybe i'd include the note.  Otherwise, I wouldn't worry about it, since a 160 isn't exactly a terrible score; I don't think the note can hurt though.