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So much for SAT being a good predictor of the LSAT
« on: December 22, 2006, 11:36:37 PM »
When i took the SAT i scored a whopping 540 on my verbal section. However, on the LSAT i got a decent score of 171 (98.3%). So dont listen to rumors about SAT being a good predictor of your future lsat score.

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Re: So much for SAT being a good predictor of the LSAT
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2006, 11:37:58 PM »
Truth.  And it goes both ways...

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Re: So much for SAT being a good predictor of the LSAT
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2007, 04:17:59 PM »
I doubt you tried vary hard to get a 540 on the SAT, if you were able to do so well on the LSAT

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Re: So much for SAT being a good predictor of the LSAT
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2007, 10:34:17 AM »
790M, 750V, 173.

I think Math is a better predictor of LSAT than Verbal. LSAT is mostly formal logic, much of which is set up almost in "equation" form. IMO.
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Re: So much for SAT being a good predictor of the LSAT
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2007, 02:30:29 PM »
790M, 750V, 173.

I think Math is a better predictor of LSAT than Verbal. LSAT is mostly formal logic, much of which is set up almost in "equation" form. IMO.

That's interesting bc I had an exact correlation between my SAT math score and my LSAT score (740M 174 LSAT)...but then again, my SATV score was 750 so I doubt I'm a good sample.
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Re: So much for SAT being a good predictor of the LSAT
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2007, 02:31:53 PM »
I'd say studying for the LSAT is a good predictor of how well you'll do on the LSAT. 
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Re: So much for SAT being a good predictor of the LSAT
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2007, 08:04:51 PM »
I'd say studying for the LSAT is a good predictor of how well you'll do on the LSAT. 

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Re: So much for SAT being a good predictor of the LSAT
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2007, 08:59:22 PM »
i got 95% on ACT (and I bombed the math section) and above 99 percentile on the LSAT.

I dont think a high school standardized test predicts LSAT success well.

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Re: So much for SAT being a good predictor of the LSAT
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2007, 06:14:16 PM »
1440 (730V 710M) and a 165. I don't know what the exact percentiels are, but i'd say that seems to bear out about the same. I didnt' study for either, but I think if you studied for one and not the other that it wouldn't end up correlating very well.

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Re: So much for SAT being a good predictor of the LSAT
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2007, 12:00:21 AM »
1440 (730V 710M) and a 165. I don't know what the exact percentiels are, but i'd say that seems to bear out about the same. I didnt' study for either, but I think if you studied for one and not the other that it wouldn't end up correlating very well.

why didn't you study for the LSAT?


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