Should I Take the GRE for Law School?
Yes, some law schools are accepting GRE scores in lieu of an LSAT score. But that doesn’t mean you should rush out to take the GRE instead of, or in addition to, the LSAT.
Here’s a quick video explaining why:
You should also know that there can be a “catch” – some schools accept GRE scores only in limited circumstances. See this Above the Law article.
For nuts and bolts about how to apply to law school with a GRE score, and some FAQs about whether you should, see LSAC.
For more about preparing for the LSAT see the Law School Expert blog.
Ann Levine is the author of the best selling law school admission guide book: The Law School Admission Game and made admissions decisions at two ABA-approved law schools. In 2004 she founded Law School Expert and has helped thousands of applicants navigate the tough process to get into law school. She has been featured in publications such as the New York Times, US News, Above the Law, Blueprint Prep, and more.
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