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Does it hurt to take the LSAT in October instead of June?
« on: May 25, 2008, 04:45:27 PM »
Considering you have the rest of the application completed, is it better to take the LSAT in June because it allows you to submit your before November or is there not much of a difference?

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Re: Does it hurt to take the LSAT in October instead of June?
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2008, 07:46:09 PM »
Considering you have the rest of the application completed, is it better to take the LSAT in June because it allows you to submit your before November or is there not much of a difference?

Applying in November is still considered early and you can have your applications submitted quickly after you receive your LSAT score in late October if you get your recommendations and transcripts in order with the LSAC.

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Re: Does it hurt to take the LSAT in October instead of June?
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2008, 10:20:21 AM »
june test be hardest ever.

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Re: Does it hurt to take the LSAT in October instead of June?
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2008, 10:27:09 AM »
june test be hardest ever.

julie, you never dissapoint.

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Re: Does it hurt to take the LSAT in October instead of June?
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2008, 10:28:39 AM »
Taking an LSAT always hurts, no matter when you do it!

Very credited.

And the key is to take it when you are most prepared.  If that's in June, take it in June.  If that's not going to be until October, then wait.

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Re: Does it hurt to take the LSAT in October instead of June?
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Re: Does it hurt to take the LSAT in October instead of June?
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2008, 11:55:41 AM »
putz.
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Re: Does it hurt to take the LSAT in October instead of June?
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2008, 11:28:27 PM »
No. I've been through the last year's cycle, but it doesn't really hurt even a little bit if you take the test in October. But, it will help you a big time if you start learning the app process and preparing for the LORs and personal statements right after the October test. I emailed many schools about the advantage of June test takers - some of them said there's only a very slight advantage. Most said there's no advantage.

So, the verdict is.. if you don't have much to do during the summer, and you're scoring in the range of under 170, then it's better to take the test in October.