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155 to 170 in 5 and 1/2 months? Possible?
« on: April 28, 2008, 04:13:53 PM »
 What do you think? I ma practicing at teh rate of 1-2 hours per day. Can I hope to make that kind of jump in 22 weeks?

Should I study even more?

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Re: 155 to 170 in 5 and 1/2 months? Possible?
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2008, 04:20:24 PM »
It is possible.

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Re: 155 to 170 in 5 and 1/2 months? Possible?
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2008, 04:22:06 PM »
It is possible.

not that likely from my experience...

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Re: 155 to 170 in 5 and 1/2 months? Possible?
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2008, 04:31:39 PM »
It really depends on where you started.  If you have not really done much and got a 155 right off the bat, I'd say it is definitely possible.  If you have been studying for a while and are still at 155, then it may not happen.

Good luck

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Re: 155 to 170 in 5 and 1/2 months? Possible?
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2008, 04:35:40 PM »
Lots of people improve 10+ points from practice. If your biggest weakness is logic games then the common sentiment is that you have much to gain from extensive studying.

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Re: 155 to 170 in 5 and 1/2 months? Possible?
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2008, 05:03:31 PM »
What do you think? I ma practicing at teh rate of 1-2 hours per day. Can I hope to make that kind of jump in 22 weeks?

Should I study even more?

There's a post from user name Chucky from a few months back that detailed how he went from a 147 to a 169 in about that time period. I'd track that down and read it.
I have courted the fire for a very long time, and many sparks have flown in the past, but [this post] speaks, finally, the language of the flame itself.
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Re: 155 to 170 in 5 and 1/2 months? Possible?
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2008, 05:24:45 PM »
What do you think? I ma practicing at teh rate of 1-2 hours per day. Can I hope to make that kind of jump in 22 weeks?

Should I study even more?

There's a post from user name Chucky from a few months back that detailed how he went from a 147 to a 169 in about that time period. I'd track that down and read it.

Are one of these the posts you are referring to?

http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,100406.msg2549274.html#msg2549274

http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,100406.msg2559857.html#msg2559857

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Re: 155 to 170 in 5 and 1/2 months? Possible?
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2008, 05:47:43 PM »
What do you think? I ma practicing at teh rate of 1-2 hours per day. Can I hope to make that kind of jump in 22 weeks?

Should I study even more?

There's a post from user name Chucky from a few months back that detailed how he went from a 147 to a 169 in about that time period. I'd track that down and read it.

Are one of these the posts you are referring to?

http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,100406.msg2549274.html#msg2549274

http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,100406.msg2559857.html#msg2559857

looks like both of them are.
I have courted the fire for a very long time, and many sparks have flown in the past, but [this post] speaks, finally, the language of the flame itself.
with apologies to Keith Jarret

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Re: 155 to 170 in 5 and 1/2 months? Possible?
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2008, 10:59:29 PM »
I've seen it done twice in fewer than 5 months.  You have to work EXTREMELY hard.

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Re: 155 to 170 in 5 and 1/2 months? Possible?
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2008, 12:39:39 AM »
I went from 155 diag to a 169, so it's doable. And it doesn't take 5 months, if you can figure out what works for you. I finally found the system that worked for me (a Princeton Review 6 week class), really studied and practiced. The important thing though is to find the methods or approaches that work for you, and build on them through lots and lots of repitition.
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