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When do LSATs go stale?

When do LSATs go stale?
« on: April 09, 2009, 11:37:55 AM »
Are there any disadvantaes to taking the LSAT this year and applying for law school after I get an MA?

I ask because I've already been studying for the LSAT for a few months and, I'm already registered for a prep course and the LSAT itself (June) but, I think I would prefer to do an MA before going on to law school.  Hence, do you think adcoms would look down (to any extent) on having taken the LSAT two years prior to my application?

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Re: When do LSATs go stale?
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2009, 04:54:47 AM »
When you don't fasten the seal tight enough.  ;D

EDIT: Re-read your post, and it looks as though you were asking not when an LSAT doesn't count anymore, but rather would it look bad if you took time off but kept the old score.  I doubt that it would- they will still report the numbers, so it shouldn't matter to the school.

Re: When do LSATs go stale?
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2009, 11:50:37 PM »
LSAT scores are good for 5 years (so is your LSAC registration). I don't think schools care how long its been since you've taken the test as long as it falls within that time.