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Hi Forum,

I got my LSAT score back today and I got a 160 which I am pretty happy with. However, on my last five practice tests I have scored 162,159,165,164,164; I think I can do a little bit better. I am registered to take the November test, but I am questioning whether I should take it. The only schools I am applying to are UBC, UofC, and UofA. UofA is a real contender for me and I am worried about bombing test day and having that affect my my chances of admission there. My undergrad average as is without drops is 85% and my L2 is 87% from UBC. From what I have seen on this forum I am a strong applicant for UofC and UofA, but borderline for UBC. Any thoughts as to what I should do? 

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Based on the scores from your practice test I think rewriting is a really solid option. Plus you've already had the experience of what test day is like, so that should hopefully mean you are less nervous the 2nd time around. Test day is so close and you've come this far I think you should just give it your best shot! It can't hurt you at UofC and UBC, and I highly doubt you'd do so poorly that you would have to be worried about UofA. 

Good luck! 

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If you are applying to Canadian schools, are you worried you wont get in with your LSAT? If so a 4 point jump would be nice. But is there any real concern with getting in with your LSAT? Its well above average already! The rest of your application can also help, PS's aren't everything but it should strengthen your application.

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1 hour ago, lawschooldreamer33 said:

Plus you've already had the experience of what test day is like, so that should hopefully mean you are less nervous the 2nd time around. Test day is so close and you've come this far I think you should just give it your best shot!

 

This was definitely my experience with rewriting! I don't think I got any smarter at the LSAT but I was just more knowledgable about what my experience was going to be like so I was way calmer and less anxious and was able to just focus on the test. I went up 3 points and I def think you could go up quite a bit as well based on your PT's

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