Well, LSAT scores should be coming out next week sometime and the moment of truth will finally reveal itself. That score is going to be the sole deciding factor in whether I take the test one last time before sending out applications or whether I can just send out applications immediately. Since some time has passed I don’t feel like a complete nervous wreck over it, but I do still find myself getting anxious whenever I think about it.
All I can do is hope and pray that my score is good enough to apply now. I feel fairly confident in my personal statement and my entire application as a whole–including my stellar 3.76 GPA (I worked my ass off in college.) I’ve done about average on standardized tests. I don’t have mental freak outs or get so nervous that I freeze, it’s mainly just the pressure of the test that throws my focus. I did slightly above average on the ACT, horrible on the SAT and awesome on the FCAT (but who doesn’t?). I have a feeling I’m going to be between a 153-160. If I could have finished the dang test I would have felt closer to a 165 but I’ll admit—there were some hard questions that a majority of people I spoke too guessed on anyway. There are a few questions people have been talking about over and over again on the top law schools forum that I don’t even remember. It turns out that they were within the last 5 that I guessed on on the LR. It made me feel a little better knowing that at least 70% of TLSers guessed on the same ones I guessed on.
It’s been a pretty crazy last few weeks. I’m forever thankful that my journalism buddies edited my personal statement and it sounds like I got across the message I wanted to.
It’s in God’s hands now.