LNAT Essay Went WrongWatch
I didn’t get a chance to look at my final word count because the time ended while writing my last word, but I want to say it was around 400 words or just over. I’m pretty sure that’s way too short but I said everything I had to say.
I’m applying to Durham, KCL and Bristol as my LNAT choices. Does anyone know if this is going to impact my chances on getting in?
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For Bristol, it will matter and you'll have a significant decrease in your chances of getting in. Quick math: The LNAT counts as 40% of the score they'll use to rank your admission. 40% of that score is the essay. That means 16% of your score for Bristol is your LNAT essay. The Essay is marked only with the following scores: 0-25-50-75-100. That means 4% for each 25 points. A MCQ question would roughly equal to 0,6% in comparison. So, one step decrease in the essay would equal to almost 7 multiple choice questions, making the essay really important for Bristol