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Tobias Beecher

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Re: Would you cancel?
« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2005, 01:23:36 PM »
I'm debating it right now...

i already canceled it once...so twice cancel won't be good.

man i wish i can sneak into LSAC and score my own scantron right now......

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Re: Would you cancel?
« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2005, 01:30:40 PM »
ok, let's do it tonight ;D
come on make a difference

Tobias Beecher

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Re: Would you cancel?
« Reply #12 on: June 07, 2005, 01:31:32 PM »
ok, let's do it tonight ;D

you got ninja skills?

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Re: Would you cancel?
« Reply #13 on: June 07, 2005, 01:38:05 PM »
Nope. But I know bribe the guard and sneak in. ;D
come on make a difference

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Re: Would you cancel?
« Reply #14 on: June 07, 2005, 01:47:20 PM »
wakebrett -

I did the first two LGs with pretty high confidence (one wrong in each?). I think I had a ton of B's to be honest.

The third LG I missed an important deduction.

I guessed C's across the board on the 4th game. Maybe I'll hit one or two :).

I did well on the arguments - definitely got some wrong, and flat out guessed on the "parralel the reasoning" time-sinks, but did ok overall.

I dunno. If I get below a 160 I'm in tough shape, but I'm leaning towards sticking with this. I want to think that the cancellation procedure should only be used under *extreme* circumstances, and its probably more there to make LSAC some more cash rather than give you an avenue to better your score.

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Re: Would you cancel?
« Reply #15 on: June 07, 2005, 02:10:43 PM »
If you've already cancelled once, it's a moot point. I wouldn't do it again.

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Re: Would you cancel?
« Reply #16 on: June 07, 2005, 02:25:22 PM »
cancelling twice is an ever harder decision than cancelling once... if you feel like you didn't do your best, and that will lead to a score that you will have a hard time living with, i would cancel even if it is your second cancellation.

after all, you do have october ahead of you, without jeopardizing the application process for 2006/2007. if you can live with a score lower than your 'minimum', don't cancel, otherwise, i would.

for me, it was important that my score reflect my best ability, and NOT me screwing up the variables i could control with practice, like keeping calm, preparing well, managing time well, staying focused. i wanted to take the best test i could take, and then let my score be whatever it is. (which leaves me with no excuses once i get the score!) i took dec 04, ran out of time, lost focus, didn't have my head in the game, so i cancelled the score.

i practiced regularly between feb and june, and i retook it yesterday. even if i get the exact same score as i would have in dec (and we shall never know), i feel better about my effort this time, and i know i gave it my best shot. i trained the way i tested, so i tested the way i trained and it made a big difference.

you only get one real shot at this, the question i would ask myself in your shoes is, do i want to settle for less than the best i can do?


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Re: Would you cancel?
« Reply #17 on: June 07, 2005, 02:34:34 PM »
Yeah but when you cancel the fact that you cancelled is reported to law schools. Its sort of like having a "W" withdraw on a course you took. Its not a bona-fide warning flag, but its a "thing that makes you go hmm" if you work in admissions.

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Re: Would you cancel?
« Reply #18 on: June 07, 2005, 02:40:03 PM »
true dat.

but which is better....

them going hmmmm about your best score, or going hmmmmmm about your second best score?

besides, life happens, people stress, and they know it...

good luck to you!!

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Re: Would you cancel?
« Reply #19 on: June 07, 2005, 02:54:06 PM »
Agreed. So you're saying I should cancel? lol :)