What does the asvab have to do with law school? He can raise it, but is that relevant?
The best way to successfully plan to transfer to another law school after your first year: do not "plan" anything. Believe me, whether you are at a T4 or a T1, one thing is certain, you will have A LOT of work to do. Transferring up a notch or two will hinge mainly on your ranking and first year grades. So, it makes sense to focus all of your energy on preparing for 1L classes and studying, not transferring. Further, your file will likely not be considered "complete" until the rankings have been released, which usually takes a month or so after your finals. The point: worry about your transfer apps after you take your finals. Also, keep in mind that you should devote quality time to preparing your applications. Research the schools. Customize your personal/diversity statements to fit neatly with each school that will receive an application from you. Personalize yourself! Last but not least, keep your head held high. There are many students, plenty to be found on this forum, who are quick to bash a particular school or a particular type of school. Remember, if you really want to transfer- then make it happen. This advice is coming from a T4 to T1 transfer student.
--don't fall behind on your reading thinking that you can do it later--if you get confused about anything you're learning, go to the supplements for help, and if that doesn't clear things up, then talk to your prof/TA--figure out what kind of exam you are up against and how your profs prefer them to be answered--format, do they want case names, etc.--practice, practice, practice--Q&A, Cali, Law in a Flash, practice essays, etc. (your LS library may have a lot of these supplements, you may want to buy some, and CALI should be provided to you for free online)--I say make your own outline, but a lot of people don't like to do that. I found that making the outline, revising it, and then creating smaller and smaller versions really helped me to compartmentalize the material and internalize it.--study groups...I kind of had a study group, but it was more of a group of friends that provided extra support for each other during finals time--lunch or a movie to take our minds off of things, study in the same room and sometimes go over questions or material together, commiserate after a tough final. Some students seemed to really like study groups, or book clubs as Thelo calls them, but I personally didn't like the weekly ones. I found that we ended up talking more than studying.--at finals time you might want to stay away from the school, except if you're meeting your study group to go over the material (at least 1st semester). The library and study class rooms are often packed with stressed out students who may just stress you out more with their panicking. (advice comes from a T-4 to T-1 transfer)
Bigs is right that it doesn't work for everyone. I was just trying to respond with things that might improve your chances. I certainly didn't go to law school expecting to transfer. Far from it. After a few weeks into the semester, I was worried that I might fail out. Most people in my section seemed to share the fear that they might fail. It wasn't until my 1st semester grades came out that I really started considering transferring, and even then I worried about the fact that I might not be able to do as well as the first semester because we had some new subjects and because students who didn't do as well the first semester had seriously buckled down and were well prepared. After exams, I again felt like transferring wasn't an option. Then grades came out, and I had done better than I had thought. I guess the moral of the story is that the 1st year of LS is a roller coaster of stress and anxiety and you won't really know if you can transfer until after your 2nd semester grades come out and 1 of your transfer schools says yes. However, if you do well your first semester and you want to transfer, you do need to ask for recommendations from your profs before exam time. (The other lesson of the story is that I'm stressed out way too much. lol. Hopefully, you won't get stressed out as easily, but trying to be at the top can be pretty stressful.) Law school is an adventure. Good luck!
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