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CGPA: 3.42, L2: 3.53 (or a bit higher idk exactly how its calculated)

LSAT August Flex: 157

Havent started on personal statement yet and got the go ahead from two very good reputable individuals (one is a prof) for agreeing to write me a LOR....

I am applying broadly to schools but I would be the happiest person in the world if I get into Western, Queens, UVic, or Ottawa...

Before I wrote my LSAT in August I was PTing at around 154 - 158....hit a 160 once....I didn’t study from August till now and work FT... Can dedicate 2/3 hours on weekdays and 5-6 on weekends....PS is incomplete.

Question: In my situation what’s the target score that I should be comfortable with? Is it wiser to study and write in November or do January instead? Concern being that I anticipate prepping for applications may take some time.....

What would you do in my situation?

 

 

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4 minutes ago, Ryeram said:

What would you do in my situation?

 

 

I'm in a similar situation. For what its worth, I've deferred writing the LSAT to January. Unless you had above average stats, its questionable whether you'd be accepted in the first round of offers anyways, so I'd prioritize doing whatever it takes to make your application as strong as possible.

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Do you indicate on your application that you have taken the LSAT already but that you are retaking (and therefore they should also consider your new score)? Or will they do that automatically each time they are considering your application?

How does this exactly work? 

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5 hours ago, Ryeram said:

CGPA: 3.42, L2: 3.53 (or a bit higher idk exactly how its calculated)

LSAT August Flex: 157

Havent started on personal statement yet and got the go ahead from two very good reputable individuals (one is a prof) for agreeing to write me a LOR....

I am applying broadly to schools but I would be the happiest person in the world if I get into Western, Queens, UVic, or Ottawa...

Before I wrote my LSAT in August I was PTing at around 154 - 158....hit a 160 once....I didn’t study from August till now and work FT... Can dedicate 2/3 hours on weekdays and 5-6 on weekends....PS is incomplete.

Question: In my situation what’s the target score that I should be comfortable with? Is it wiser to study and write in November or do January instead? Concern being that I anticipate prepping for applications may take some time.....

What would you do in my situation?

 

 

L2 not good enough for Western. What is your B2? cGPA 3.42 - not really high enough fr Ottawa. 158 is not a strong LSAT score.

my prediction

Western 25%

Ottawa 50%

160+ will improve your chance for ottawa

Edited by Luckycharm

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