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Old 10-18-2017, 09:16 AM
 
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Ok, thanks for the replies guys. I have another question. What are some career ideas for someone who loves the LSAT?


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Old 10-18-2017, 09:42 AM
 
Location: Fairfax County, VA
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Outstanding scores on an LSAT or other such exam can and likely should be used on a resumé as evidence of mastery in a complex field. Many potential employers will find that useful information. As for careers, any that involve application of a body of stated principles to real-world situations might be targets. HR officers for one do this sort of thing regularly.
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:10 PM
 
Location: Miami,FL
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why take the LSAT if you are not going to law school?
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:19 PM
 
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Outstanding scores on an LSAT or other such exam can and likely should be used on a resumé as evidence of mastery in a complex field. Many potential employers will find that useful information. As for careers, any that involve application of a body of stated principles to real-world situations might be targets. HR officers for one do this sort of thing regularly.
I don't know that I would even put it on a resume, even if I were applying for a job as an attorney. Employers will be more interested in law school grades and work experience than the LSAT score. I'd be surprised if any non-legal job cared at all about it.
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:25 PM
 
Location: Denver CO
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Outstanding scores on an LSAT or other such exam can and likely should be used on a resumé as evidence of mastery in a complex field. Many potential employers will find that useful information. As for careers, any that involve application of a body of stated principles to real-world situations might be targets. HR officers for one do this sort of thing regularly.
Nope.

LSATs are an aptitude test, not evidence of mastery of anything, including performing legal analysis such as applying a body of stated principles to real world situations. That's called practicing law, not doing well on the LSAT.
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Old 10-18-2017, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Texas
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LSATs are essentially worthless unless you apply to law school.


I wouldn't put it down on a resume either unless you apply for a job at a law firm. Most employers in a non-legal field will see that and think, oh this applicant probably wants to do something legal. And then not hire you. They may even wonder why you are using this on your application for a non legal job.
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Old 10-25-2017, 07:18 AM
 
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There may be some grad programs other than law Schools that accept the LSAT in addition to the GRE or GMAT.
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Old 10-25-2017, 07:23 AM
 
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You can frame it and hang it on your wall.
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Old 10-25-2017, 12:19 PM
 
Location: Grosse Ile Michigan
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I think there are services that will put it on a plaque for you to buy and hang on your wall; and they will put your name in a book that they will then sell to you, so you can say you were listed in the book. Actually I think you have to buy the book before they will put your name in it. I do not remember.

IN California and I think Alaska (or Hawaii) you can use the score to impress a lawyer to take you on as an apprentice. After a number of years, or whenever they are prepared to certify you as ready, you can take the baby bar. Pass that and you can take the real bar. Pass that and you are a lawyer, without going to law school.

As to career ideas you could work for the testing board if you have the credentials (like a 3.8 from Harvard law).

You could become a literature critic and/or professor, it involves the same type of thinking/skills. Maybe a talking head or political commentator.

Or Batman. You could use it to become Batman.
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Old 10-25-2017, 12:21 PM
 
Location: Texas
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You can frame it and hang it on your wall.
Yes, if it's that important to someone, they could do that.
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