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I am not feeling as ready for my November LSAT as I would like but am going to take it and see how I do. In the meantime I would like to have the Jan LSAT as a fall back. 

As I would need to register for the Jan LSAT before I will get my Nov score - do you think it would look bad if I called schools to tell them I was taking the Jan LSAT now?

Also if Nov goes better then expected would it look bad to then again call them and tell them I am no longer taking Jan (in order to get my application looked at sooner)?

Thanks for any tips or advice

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I would say sign up for January now, and wait to contact schools until after the January exam scores are back if you would like them to consider the new score. If you completely bomb November you could ask them to wait for January scores, but I wouldn't bother contact them now. 

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20 hours ago, tryingmybest said:

I would say sign up for January now, and wait to contact schools until after the January exam scores are back if you would like them to consider the new score. If you completely bomb November you could ask them to wait for January scores, but I wouldn't bother contact them now. 

Are you sure about what you said? Unless you have dome this before.

I am not sure if there is a change in the process. Isn't there a box you can mark to indicate that you will be writing the Jan LSAT?  Also,  I thought LSAT scores will be sent to the law schools unless you cancelled the score. 

Law schools have to handle over thousands of applications. Do you think you can call them up to wait for the Jan score? 

 

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3 hours ago, Luckycharm said:

Are you sure about what you said?

Do you think you can call them up to wait for the Jan score? 

 

No, I'm not 100% sure, but I don't think it's beneficial to try and call the school now to say you might write January, and then call them again after November to tell them to disregard what you said before, which seems to be what OP is suggesting. There's no harm in asking them to wait for your January score if you aren't happy with November, and if you are happy with November then no harm no foul. 

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