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Crunch Time-Three Musts for the Week Before the LSAT

Today’s post comes from Blueprint LSAT Prep, providing the best LSAT classroom courses, online courses, and standalone LSAT prep books. Crunch Time—Three Musts for the Week Before the LSAT As the old saying goes, time is a river. For those studying for the rapidly approaching October 3rd LSAT, that river has recently gone from lazy, bucolic, riverboat-ready waters to roiling,

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5 Tips for LSAT Self-Studiers

Today’s LSAT advice comes from our friend Nathan Fox of Fox LSAT.  Fox LSAT offers personalized LSAT prep with a casual, irreverent approach. Nathan can show you how to have fun with the test, leading to dramatically increased scores. I won’t lie: The very best way to prep for the LSAT is with a dedicated tutor at your side. An

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Checking In on LSAT Changes and Trends

Today’s advice comes from our friends at Blueprint LSAT Prep. Blueprint students increase their LSAT score by an average of 11 points on in-class practice tests, and can enroll in live LSAT prep classes throughout the country or take an online LSAT course from the comfort of their own home. Blueprint students often ask about trends on the LSAT. How

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The 10-Week December LSAT Study Plan

Today’s advice comes from our friends at Blueprint LSAT Prep. Blueprint students average an 11-point increase on their in-class practice tests, and can enroll in live LSAT prep classes throughout the country or online LSAT courses from the comfort of their own home. The September LSAT was this past weekend, meaning another round of happy test-takers can forget everything they ever knew about Logic

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Should I Cancel My LSAT Score?

Today is the LSAT. Which means that you may be panicking and weighing the pros and cons of canceling your LSAT score. Should you be ready to apply early in the admission cycle by keeping your September LSAT score, or should you wait until December and apply later with a (hopefully) higher score? If this was your third time taking the LSAT,

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Last Minute Tips for September LSAT Takers

 Steve Schwartz is the LSAT tutor behind LSAT Blog, a comprehensive resource on everything related to LSAT prep. He has written a series of LSAT prep books and created a set of LSAT video courses. He frequently updates LSAT Blog with free LSAT tips and tricks. 1. With just two weeks left before the September LSAT, what should people be spending their time doing? Is it

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The 30-Day LSAT Plan: Get Ready for the September LSAT

The Final Month Before the LSAT: How to Plan Today’s advice comes from our friends at Blueprint LSAT Prep. Blueprint students can enroll in live LSAT prep classes throughout the country, online LSAT courses from the comfort of their own home, or self-study with Blueprint’s new Logic Games book. With a month left until the September LSAT, you may be thinking it’s time to freak

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Powerscore Bibles Author Shares LSAT Secrets

The September LSAT is just 6 weeks away, and I have been fielding a lot of questions about LSAT prep methods and self-study options. To help answer those questions, I went straight to the source: Dave Killoran is the CEO of PowerScore LSAT Preparation. A graduate of Duke University, he is an expert in test preparation with over 20 years

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How To Maximize Your Time During The Logical Reasoning Section of the LSAT

(Guest blog post by Jon Denning, Course Developer at PowerScore, Inc.) There is a fundamental truth about test takers when it comes to the LSAT: everyone is different. That is, everyone who sits down with this exam will have unique strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes, and, ultimately, ways in which they can optimize their performance in every section. And

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The Thinking LSAT Podcast: Should You Retake the LSAT?

Listen here for a timely podcast discussion where Ben Olson and Nathan Fox (founders of the Thinking LSAT Podcast) interview Ann on whether to retake the LSAT, how to explain it if you do, and a range of other law school applications issues. Enjoy!

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Should You Try JDNext?

Q: What is JD-Next? A: JD-Next is an innovative eight-week program and entrance exam that provides a cost-effective and realistic preview of what law school will be like, prepares applicants for the rigors of law school, and offers a fair and accurate assessment of an applicant’s academic readiness for law school. Research shows that participation in JD-Next is expected to...

K-JD or Take Time Off Before Law School?

Should I take time off before law school? When people first ask me this question, I think they usually mean, “Will law schools like me better if I take a year or two off before applying?” If your grades need to show another year of improvement and/or you need more time to prepare for the LSAT, waiting a year can...

Tips for College Students Considering Law School

If you are more than 18 months away from college graduation, here are some suggestions that will help provide a strong foundation for a possible application to law school in the future. Since your GPA is still within your control, work hard. Pick classes that interest and excite you and do well in the most challenging classes you can take....

The Best Time to Visit Law Schools

The best times to visit law schools are when you've been waitlisted, and when you're deciding where to attend. Visiting a Law School Where You've Been Waitlisted Today, a client asked me for help writing letters of continuing interest to three schools - all three schools were located in the city where she lived. So my first question to her...