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Innovations in LSAT Prep: LSATLab

This is the first post in a series of three highlighting new, improved, exciting and cost-effective ways to study for the digital LSAT. I’ve known Matt Sherman, founder and CEO of LSAT Lab,  for more than a decade; we first met when he worked for Manhattan LSAT. Now, he runs LSATLab, and he was kind enough to take some time

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When is a Low LSAT Score Too Low?

My most-read blog topics are those dealing with very low LSAT scores; there are a lot of you out there. The original post is from 2008, and since it’s now 2024, I think it’s time for an update: The LSAT is scored from 120-180, and an average score is about 150. Here is a current breakdown of percentiles of scores

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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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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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How (and Why) to Review Your LSAT PrepTests

Today’s LSAT advice comes from our friends at Next Step Test Preparation. Next Step provides one-on-one LSAT tutoring programs nationwide. They provide a free upfront consultation to help students. First things first: You absolutely must spend time reviewing your practice exams, in detail. This is the #1 reason why students get stuck on avoidable score plateaus. Every year, we take

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The Ins and Outs of the February LSAT

Today’s LSAT advice comes from our friends at Blueprint LSAT Prep. Blueprint offers live LSAT prep classes throughout the country, as well as an online LSAT course for those who prefer to study in their pajamas. With February LSAT deadlines abound, you’re running out of time to start studying for the next administration. One reason you might still be unsure

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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...