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I am so upset with myself. Windsor is my target school, in fact it's the only law school that appeals to me and that I am applying to. I was under the impression they took your highest score on the lsat. I just found out they average your takes. I scored a 142 in July and I knew I did horrible but I didn't cancel even though I knew how badly I had done. I didn't cancel also because it was my first take and I knew I would be able to get the $1400 back from Kaplan under their higher score guaranteed policy. I am so mad at myself for not realizing windsor averages your lsat takes. I certainly did better in September but no where high enough to recover from that sting in July. I don't even know where to pick up from here 🙁 

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that is news to me.

I thought all Ontario schools take your highest score (Although Queens average your score initially).

I quickly glance through the admission requirements and I can't find that they will average your LSAT.

Can you quote where you find that out? 

 

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Are you certain about this? They are very closed-off when it comes to information on the LSAT. I remember a rep came to my undergrad and I had asked them what their average was and they said, "we don't give out that information." Which isn't indicative of giving out other information but with the reputation Windsor has, I seriously doubt that they would average the scores. But, if you heard this from admissions then I suppose it's true. What is your source?

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I called and asked how the process works if I plan to take Nov and she said no problem we average your scores when Nov comes in

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Why would you only apply to Windsor? How are you so interested in the school yet failed to check their admission criteria? Why would you favour $1400 (or pay that much to begin with) over a horrible score showing up on your record? So many questions... 

You already know the answer here: you have to get into Windsor with a 142 (perhaps explaining the omission in the PS, although I can't imagine how that would go) or apply to a school that takes your highest score.

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I called Windsor a year ago and they basically "wink wink nudge nudge'd" to indicate that they take the highest score. A big improvement may even look favourable to your application. 

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This makes me feel better, I intend to call again. Thanks most of you for the positive support 

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12 minutes ago, MC123 said:

This makes me feel better, I intend to call again. Thanks most of you for the positive support 

you really don't have to call again. I emailed them and waiting for reply.

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Never mind the LSAT score, I am just blown away that someone would have Windsor as their one and only choice. 

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