For those of you who took the August 2022 LSAT, congratulations! Here are a few things you may want to consider, regardless of how well you feel you did:
1. If you feel you did well on the LSAT, that’s great! If you are planning on applying to law school beginning in Fall 2023, you’ve got some time to work on the rest of your applications and/or retake the LSAT if for any reason you want to do so. If all of that is already done, then there is no need to do anything now, other than sit back, relax, and let yourself enjoy some well-deserved fun over the next couple weeks.
2. If you are unsure of how you did and are debating whether to cancel your score or not (whether or not you chose to purchase the LSAC’s Score Preview option, now available for all LSAT-takers), that is a tougher decision. Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to discuss your situation with me.
3. If you feel you did not do well, don’t despair – there is plenty of good news. The vast majority of law schools focus on your highest LSAT score, meaning there is little downside to retaking the exam. The biggest thing to do is to be honest with yourself and evaluate WHY you didn’t do as well as you could have. If you are planning on applying to law school for Fall 2023, you have plenty of time to prepare and retake the LSAT.
5. If you feel you did not do well because you were not as prepared as you could be, give yourself the time to fully prepare next time for this exam. Be diligent about your preparation. You have LOTS of great options for retaking the LSAT, if necessary.
6. If you do decide to retake the LSAT, be sure you continue to prepare diligently for it.
7. Finally, although you have some important decisions to make, don’t stress about it. Stressing about a test you already took will do you absolutely no good. The only thing it will do is make the next couple weeks of your life a lot more unpleasant, and you will get nothing in return. You’ve earned the right to relax a little and enjoy the rest of your day!
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