Student with learning disability

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Wolf359

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Student with learning disability

Postby Wolf359 » Mon May 27, 2019 7:39 pm

Good evening everyone, I just joined this site and am in need of some advice. I am in later 30’s African American/ Puerto Rican mix and gay. Just starting my junior year of college and anticipate taking the lsat next June. I currently have a 3.5 gpa and rising. I recently was recently given a educational psychological exam and was diagnosed as being learning impaired in mathematics. I’ve struggled with math for my entire life so it wasn’t news. However the test also revealed that I don’t process written information as quickly as I should or compared with someone my age. One of the recommendations made as a result of these findings is that I be given more time or not be timed on standardized test. I am concerned that requesting accommodations for the LSAT will have a negative impact on getting into the schools that I intend on submitting applications. Can anyone with knowledge about this give any advice on how I should proceed. Thanks

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Re: Student with learning disability

Postby cavalier1138 » Mon May 27, 2019 8:06 pm

This will not impact how your LSAT score is viewed. If you need accommodations, get them, especially because you're likely going to want to request the same accommodations for exams.



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