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A New Study Strategy for the October 2013 LSAT

Hi! I’m Nathan Fox, sole proprietor of Fox Test Prep and author of five LSAT books, including Cheating the LSAT. Ann kindly invited me to respond to the following question from one of her readers: “I started studying mid march and took a 6 week course at my university. I did around 15 practice test and studied al least 4 hours every day of

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Law School Advice, Law School Myths, and LSAT Questions — A Week in Review

It’s been a busy couple of weeks at Law School Expert! Here’s what I’ve been up to: LSAT scores were released…while I was on an overnight camping trip with my daughter…without internet or phone service! On one of the busiest days of the year for me, I was pitching a tent and starting a campfire. While I have to say, I was

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What Can I Do While I’m Waiting for My LSAT Score?

The wait for the LSAT is killing you. I know. But think of it as practice for waiting for bar exam results which takes three months, rather than this measly three weeks. How can you use the waiting period productively? Here’s the Top 5 Things To Do 1. Get your resume together. Even if you haven’t finished your summer internship,

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Taking the LSAT Today? 4 Tips for AFTER the Test

There are a lot of posts today on tips for surviving LSAT day: show up early, eat a healthy breakfast, read the newspaper to wake up your brain. But I’m offering tips for after the LSAT, when the wind has left your sails, when it’s too late to control the situation, when your bubble sheet is turned in and you

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Are You Ready for the June LSAT?

With a week to go before the June LSAT, I want you to ask yourself this very important question: AM I REALLY READY? If you haven’t prepared enough or gotten to a consistent level of practice exam performance that you’d be happy scoring within 3 points of on test day, then please consider using your escape hatch. What is your

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5 Must-Read Blog Posts for June LSAT Takers

The June LSAT is only 8 weeks away, so the time is now to focus on the task in front of you. Here are 5 Must-Read blog posts for all June LSAT Takers with two bonus podcasts not to miss! June LSAT Tips June LSAT Takers It’s Time to Commit 10 Day Countdown to the June LSAT Gearing Up for

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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...

Thinking about Becoming a Lawyer?

Do you want to be a lawyer? If you’re considering law school because others have suggested it to you, or because you feel compelled as your peers move on to seemingly prestigious employment options, take some time and delve into the lives of actual attorneys. If you have not yet done any serious research about the legal profession, what lawyers...