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Re: LSAC SAID I CANCELLED MY SCORE BUT I DIDNT
« Reply #50 on: October 08, 2007, 11:14:23 PM »
This thread is exciting. *grabs popcorn*

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Re: LSAC SAID I CANCELLED MY SCORE BUT I DIDNT
« Reply #51 on: October 08, 2007, 11:36:38 PM »
A similar scenario actually happened to a friend of mine.  He left class 5 minutes into the exam, so the proctor bubbled in the whole exam (just to be nice) for him and he got a 180.  LSAC took fingerprints from the documents, found out he was a convicted felon and hadn't disclosed it on his applications.  He went to Harvard, graduated first in his class but failed C&F when he sat for the bar.  To this day he regrets not getting a handwriting specialist to vindicate him...

Last time I talked to him he had gotten a job as an LSAT proctor and decided to rebel against the system by helping test takers cancel their exams (signing their cancellations/bubbling etc.)  Wonder whatever happened to him?

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Re: LSAC SAID I CANCELLED MY SCORE BUT I DIDNT
« Reply #52 on: October 09, 2007, 12:59:48 AM »
Wait, how did you know your score's canceled?  Canceled mine, I haven't gotten any emails or anything... :-\

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Re: LSAC SAID I CANCELLED MY SCORE BUT I DIDNT
« Reply #53 on: October 09, 2007, 01:04:10 AM »
The plot thickens. Bumpity bump.
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Re: LSAC SAID I CANCELLED MY SCORE BUT I DIDNT
« Reply #54 on: October 09, 2007, 01:08:16 AM »
Thanks to those who provided advice. I know my story sounds hard to believe, but I'm certain I didn't fill in those bubbles. I don't know who did, I just know I didn't because I triple checked my test for any bubbling errors. I signed the certifying statement and it would not be that difficult to copy. I have no proof, but I just know I didn't do it. I just want my score, and will pursue any means to get it. Those of you who are mocking me can probably never imagine how it feels.

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Re: LSAC SAID I CANCELLED MY SCORE BUT I DIDNT
« Reply #55 on: October 09, 2007, 01:13:24 AM »
Yeah, now I'm getting worried I may have the opposite problem -- that they scored my test even though I meant to cancel it!!

That would be very, very bad.

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Re: LSAC SAID I CANCELLED MY SCORE BUT I DIDNT
« Reply #56 on: October 09, 2007, 01:17:48 AM »
This thread has ceased to interest me.


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Re: LSAC SAID I CANCELLED MY SCORE BUT I DIDNT
« Reply #57 on: October 09, 2007, 01:27:30 AM »
She's been around too long to be a flame. Based on her past posts this isn't surprising, though that could genuinely be a coincidence.

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Re: LSAC SAID I CANCELLED MY SCORE BUT I DIDNT
« Reply #58 on: October 11, 2007, 07:43:37 PM »
This is all very strange.

Let's run through some possibilities:

1. You filled in the bubbles and signed it without realizing what you were doing. This is possible... what with the test-day stress, and all the other fields to fill out. Maybe you just didn't realize it.

2. The proctor filled it out. I'm having a very hard time discerning motive here, but I guess it's possible. Was there some sort of altercation that took place?

3. Someone at LSAC filled it out. This is unlikely, but more likely than the second possibility. Again, motive is a little tricky... maybe someone accidentally canceled your score, didn't want to admit their mistake, and so filled the thing out instead? I know it's a stretch, but I could at least imagine this happening. LSAC is really dysfunctional in a lot of ways, and this sort of ass covering is somewhat common in big, dumb bureaucracies. Still, actually forging a signature would not only get someone fired, it might land them in court...

Start rattling cages over at LSAC and see what happens. Make it clear that you are positive you didn't fill it out, and therefore someone else must have. Demand that a handwriting analyst verifies that all the signatures were made by the same hand. Threaten to sue, even. If LSAC is so incompetent that something like this could happen in the first place, they'll probably have a difficult time circling the wagons and putting up a unified front.

My guess is that this will get resolved, most likely with someone at LSAC quietly agreeing to cancel the cancellation, so to speak.


In all seriousness this is the best advice.  INSIST that you ABSOLUTELY DID NOT fill out the bubble/ sign it.  Insist that the proctor or someone at LSAC filled it out for you for whatever range of motives you can think of.  DEMAND TO SPEAK TO SUPERVISORS.  Demand to speak to the supervisor's supervisor.  Don't be threatening and don't be angry-- be very polite but very firm and very insistent.  If you "challenge" the person who is dealing with you they will challenge you back.  Trust me on all of this advice-- I have been a customer service representative for 4 years now and this is exactly how to handle this situation.  So let me recap.l

(1) Above all stay polite and be nice.  Tell the person you understand they are just doing their job but plead with them to help you.
(2) Never back down.  Don't let them end the call.  Don't back off from your story.  You 100% DID NOT sign/bubble that is for sure.
(3) If the person is unhelpful, politely ask for their supervisor.  Go up the chain as far as possible.
(4) Threaten legal action as a last resort and insist on bringing 3rd parties into the process if they aren't helping.  The goal is to scare them into having their possible mistake made public or known to other people.
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Re: LSAC SAID I CANCELLED MY SCORE BUT I DIDNT
« Reply #59 on: October 11, 2007, 07:54:18 PM »
While i'm certain I didn't, I have no reason to believe that someone else could have done it. For them, it's more reasonable to believe that I could've done it by accident than someone else would forge my signature. Honestly, I can't imagine how I could do it by accident, i mean i was familiar with the cancellation bubbles and what it would mean if i filled them out. I had seen test directions before on practice tests. I'm terrified that even if I take it again, something will go wrong. The whole process seems so strange, i can't explain. I definitely have the worse LSAT horror story.