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HURLEY- L.S.D.

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LSD, Frequently Asked Questions
« on: February 02, 2005, 03:26:41 AM »
I'd like to put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that we see here at LSD and work to flesh out some answers to them.  This way, when a newbie joins and asks an already-addressed question he or she can be referred to the FAQ area so that we don't need to repeat the answer again and again.  The newbie can then use the board to follow up on anything not particulary addressed on the FAQ and the FAQ can then be updated.  My hope is that this will eventually lead more people here to LSD and that the discussion that takes place on the forums will be deeper than the surface issues that will now be catalogued on the FAQ.

Hopefully, when I get a decent list of questions together the board can help out by drumming up some answers, or even copying old answers from past posts.  I'm not looking to get a ton of questions together, just between 10-20 of the frequently-asked ones.

So, here goes.  Feel free to add any questions that you see showing up here often:


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- How can I increase my LSAT score?

- What is in my LSDAS report that will be sent to the law schools, and how can I see a copy of it on my LSAC account?

- Should I apply electronically over the web using the LSACD, or should I send my application to the school through the mail?

- What other online resources are available to help me gauge my chances at the schools of my choice?

- What are the best personal-statement editing services?

- What is the difference between deferred, wait-listed, and pending?

- How does the admissions process work?

- What is the difference between the different tiered rankings, and what does each of them signify?

- How can I get a fee waiver?


And here are a few LSD-specific questions:  :)

- Who (or what) is Downy?

- Why does Andrew moderate the boards so poorly?


NYKnicks

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Re: LSD, Frequently Asked Questions
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2005, 10:45:46 AM »
The FAQ isn't a bad idea, but dude, why do you care so much?

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Re: LSD, Frequently Asked Questions
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2005, 10:54:08 AM »
In Sean-Penn-from-"I am Sam'-voice:

It matters to me!!!
Stats: 174, 3.38 (Georgetown), decent ECs, 4 yrs int'l WE
Applied: Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Chicago
Donged:
Waitlisted: Michigan
Accepted:  UVA (in-state), Northwestern, NYU

http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?&cycle=0405&user=richarnd&sort=status

HURLEY- L.S.D.

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Re: LSD, Frequently Asked Questions
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2005, 01:21:20 PM »
Great job on encouraging everyone to get involved guys.   ::)

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Re: LSD, Frequently Asked Questions
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2005, 01:24:02 PM »
Great job on encouraging everyone to get involved guys.   ::)

Thanks.

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Re: LSD, Frequently Asked Questions
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2005, 05:03:04 PM »
Hurley STFU you are the biggest loser-fucker to ever disgrace this site. There will be no "polite discourse" unless TUNA says so. You are a massive, festering third tier toilet. One more word out of you and TUNA will pwn you like never before.

HTH LF

*pours out some liquor for my homie on the other side.* RIP DOWNY.

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Re: LSD, Frequently Asked Questions
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2005, 05:19:52 PM »
LSD FAQ:

Stats: 174, 3.38 (Georgetown), decent ECs, 4 yrs int'l WE
Applied: Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Chicago
Donged:
Waitlisted: Michigan
Accepted:  UVA (in-state), Northwestern, NYU

http://www.lawschoolnumbers.com/display.php?&cycle=0405&user=richarnd&sort=status

maricutie

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Re: LSD, Frequently Asked Questions
« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2005, 05:38:44 PM »
Maybe all the newbies should be made to do a search before posting their first 10 questions, to make sure they're not posting a previously answered one. Or, if we end up coming up with a list, they should be made to read it before signing up.

Bwahahaha ... 

The Name's Dali

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Re: LSD, Frequently Asked Questions
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2005, 07:22:36 PM »
Hurley STFU you are the biggest loser-fucker to ever disgrace this site. There will be no "polite discourse" unless TUNA says so. You are a massive, festering third tier toilet. One more word out of you and TUNA will pwn you like never before.

HTH LF

*pours out some liquor for my homie on the other side.* RIP DOWNY.

^---- DOWNY's alter-ego

the REAL desi

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Re: LSD, Frequently Asked Questions
« Reply #9 on: February 02, 2005, 07:39:34 PM »
this is an interesting link that some of the LF could take a look at:

http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/resourcesprelaw.htm