The Weekend Before the June LSAT: What to Do Now?
- Jun 06, 2014
- General LSAT Advice, LSAT
The June LSAT is three days away. In honor of all your pain and suffering, the LSAT blog is bringing you a support group for June LSAT prep survivors: Remaining Calm, Together.
If you’d like to share something with the group, leave us a comment. This is a safe place. Put on some flute music and relax.
You’re Done Prepping for the June LSAT
You did everything you could to prepare, two more days of frantic LSAT cramming will only hurt. Instead, give your brain two days to marinate and relax. Take a first-world shower. Bring a beer or two. Channel your inner Type B personality. It’s almost over.
I’ve seen a number of students improve their LSAT scores after a well-deserved break from studying. I’ve also seen too many students crash by pounding away at their LSAT prep tests until the last minute.
Take this weekend to return to peak mental and physical form. Give yourself a break. You deserve it.
You Are Not Alone
Everyone has irrational doubts and fears about taking the LSAT. “Did I do enough Necessary Assumption questions?” “What if I have a bubbling mishap?” “Should I wear adult diapers?”
Whenever you find yourself imagining catastrophes just think, “The June LSAT will feel just like another practice LSAT.” And it will. Five sections. Thirty-five minutes each.
Low LSAT Scores Are Temporary
If you don’t do as well as you’d hoped on the June LSAT, you will sign up for the September LSAT and you’ll be just fine. You’ll still turn in all your law school applications early, and they’ll even let you explain why you did better. The June LSAT is a freebie.
Not Ready for the June LSAT? That’s okay.
If you aren’t scoring within two points of your ideal LSAT score, and you know you’ll have the time to study for the September LSAT, then you don’t have to take the June LSAT. You can withdraw your June LSAT registration. Withdrawing won’t reflect poorly on you at all.
Don’t let anyone else tell you that you’re ready. A lot of people get pressured into taking an LSAT too soon by their parents. They don’t know anything about the LSAT. You do. Go with what your practice LSATs are telling you.
Plan a Night Out (or In)
Keep it low key this weekend, but plan something for Monday night. It’ll give you something to look forward to and you deserve to let loose a bit. You can check back in with the LSAT blog to see our instant recap of the June LSAT.
Good luck everyone!
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