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Published by Law School Admission Council in Newtown, PA .
Written in English


  • Law School Admission Test -- Statistics.,
  • Law schools -- United States -- Entrance examinations -- Statistics.,
  • Law schools -- United States -- Admission -- Statistics.,
  • Computer adaptive testing.

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Other titlesScoring computer-based adaptive tests
StatementBert F. Green.
SeriesLSAC research report series, Law School Admission Council computerized testing report -- 97-12, Computerized testing report (Law School Admission Council) -- 97-12.
ContributionsLaw School Admission Council.
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Paginationi, 39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18665729M

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