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    I just did a practice test from the LNAT website and got 20/42, is this okay? Obviously will be doing more practice etc before the test, but what is considered good? Also if i do the LNAT in September but then change my mind and apply to a curse other than law does that matter? Will the universities still see my score or...sorry I'm just super indecisive and can't pick between Law and Spanish! help?
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    I personally think the practise tests on the website are harder than the real thing, although this depends on what questions you get. I got 20/42 and 18/42 on the practises, but 27 on the real thing.

    If you do the LNAT but don't apply for LNAT law, then I don't think any universities will see it. Universities with your application will be able to access a database that shows your LNAT score, but they'll only do this if you've applied to a course requiring it.
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    (Original post by marechanics)
    I just did a practice test from the LNAT website and got 20/42, is this okay? Obviously will be doing more practice etc before the test, but what is considered good? Also if i do the LNAT in September but then change my mind and apply to a curse other than law does that matter? Will the universities still see my score or...sorry I'm just super indecisive and can't pick between Law and Spanish! help?
    That's fine. I know someone with a score of 17 who got into a good RG uni to do Law

    And you don't have to choose between Law and Spanish! There are loads of courses that do a year abroad allowing you to learn about Spanish law as well as French, Italian, Dutch, German... the list goes on. Do some research and see what unis do what courses
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    The average for the LNAT was 23.3 this year. Only certain universities require it, so there is no point preparing for it and paying £50 to sit it if your uni doesn't see it at the end of the day. See more here: http://www.lnat.ac.uk/what-is-lnat/d...e-test/I'd personally advise preparing for it towards the end of your summer holidays if you're applying to Oxford, or over half term if you need to meet the Jan 15 deadline.

    Practice writing out a few essays on your computer through the LNAT simulator (dl link: http://lnat-tutorial-and-demo.softwa...ormer.com/2.3/ ) in order to get the grasp of not being able to plan for ages and having to type instead of write by hand. Get a practice book and do a few papers in timed conditions. If possible, get a whiteboard and board marker and use them instead of pen and paper to do any rough work - that's what you will be using in the real thing.

    In terms of actual exam technique, I'd advise dividing the time available into a set amount of time to devote per question (e.g. 9 minutes per 4-question text), so that you don't end up spending too much time on anything. Use the "flag question" feature liberally to allow you to get back to questions you are unsure of at the end. If you are having trouble distinguishing between different similarly-worded answers in the MC, work through them and try to eliminate the wrong ones until you arrive at an answer or two. Most crucially, make sure that you have answered all the questions in the MC by the end, even if you're guessing!
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    (Original post by marechanics)
    I just did a practice test from the LNAT website and got 20/42, is this okay? Obviously will be doing more practice etc before the test, but what is considered good? Also if i do the LNAT in September but then change my mind and apply to a curse other than law does that matter? Will the universities still see my score or...sorry I'm just super indecisive and can't pick between Law and Spanish! help?
    Good morning Marechanics,

    The previous posters have all offered great advice, especially JohnGreek. I think it's important that you spend some time considering the subject you wish to study. As the previous posters have said, there's no point in preparing for an admissions test that you are not even sure you want to do.

    I had a quick look online and found that there are universities that do joint Law and Spanish (http://www.bachelorsportal.eu/search...rder=relevance) - perhaps have a look at this? The university of Edinburgh and Nottingham (for which you would likely need the LNAT) both do degrees with joint honours. The Student Room also have a "UniMatch Course Search" you could have a look at.

    This is a very important decision, so that it is just as important that you make it carefully.

    If you require any further advice, or just want to chat please feel free to contact us.

    Best wishes,

    UniAdmissions
 
 
 
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