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Just curious-a 99% on LSAT 172+ . What is the 99% equivalent on the SAT?

inla

What is the SAT equivalent of 50%?  Did you notice a correlation between your SAT and LSAT?

171 = 98.5%
172 = 99.0%

IrishGuyJay

What is the SAT equivalent of 50%?  Did you notice a correlation between your SAT and LSAT?

i think the SAT equivalent is 500m/500v = 1000.  but they're changing the SAT to include a writing section or so ive heard, so it'll probably soon be 500m/500v/500w = 1500.  some people have tried to come up with formulae that supposedly predict your LSAT using your SAT and everytime i plug in my numbers they say i shouldve had 171-172 based on my 1440... i wish!  >:(

tiptoe

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I read somewhere, can't remember exactly where now, to drop the the one(1) from the front and add a zero(0) on the end.

I.E.  A LSAT score of 150 is comparable to an SAT score of 500
      A LSAT score of 162 is comparable to an SAT score of 620

i dont think that is true.  a 170 is FAR more impressive than a 700 in my opinion.

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I read somewhere, can't remember exactly where now, to drop the the one(1) from the front and add a zero(0) on the end.

I.E.  A LSAT score of 150 is comparable to an SAT score of 500
      A LSAT score of 162 is comparable to an SAT score of 620

This could be true if the result equals 1/2 of an SAT score (converted LSAT =SAT math or verbal).

150 compares to an SAT (subject) score of 500 = 1000 SAT total
170..... 700 = 1400 SAT
180..... 800 = 1600 SAT


tiptoe

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I read somewhere, can't remember exactly where now, to drop the the one(1) from the front and add a zero(0) on the end.

I.E.  A LSAT score of 150 is comparable to an SAT score of 500
      A LSAT score of 162 is comparable to an SAT score of 620

This could be true if the result equals 1/2 of an SAT score (converted LSAT =SAT math or verbal).

150 compares to an SAT (subject) score of 500 = 1000 SAT total
170..... 700 = 1400 SAT
180..... 800 = 1600 SAT



THAT'S EXACTLY IT!  THANKS!

underwhelm

Oh weird, I got a 1440 on the SAT and a 172 on the LSAT. AAAH, I'm predictable!!


Ditto. Eerie.

Ninja

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I had a 730 SAT Verbal and a 172 LSAT.  That comes close to matching the earlier theory.

anton

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College board <a href = "http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/about/news_info/cbsenior/yr2003/pdf/table_3a.pdf">says[/url] 99th percentile starts at 760 for verbal and 770 for math.  For <a href = "http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/about/news_info/cbsenior/yr2003/pdf/table_3b.pdf">combined scores[/url] 99th percentile starts at 1480.