LSAT Exemptions Bite the Dust

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So, that whole thing about not having to take the LSAT to get into law school didn’t work out. Just one year into the “LSAT exemption” pilot program that allowed certain schools to admit qualified students without the LSAT (up to 10% of each entering class), the American Bar Association (ABA) is pulling the plug. To be fair, the reasons …

Postponing Your LSAT Test Date

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With the June LSAT approaching, the question arises (as it does in the last few weeks before every LSAT administration): Should I postpone my LSAT test date? Maybe. I can’t answer the question for you, but I can tell you what you’ll need to consider in order to make the right decision. How are you scoring on practice tests? It …

What’s a Good LSAT Score?

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Past experience and the search terms bringing people to this blog indicate that “What’s a good LSAT score?” is a common question from prospective law students. The answer, however, depends on your goals, your grade point average and–especially–the law school you hope to attend. At Yale, which US News currently lists as the # 1 law school in the country, …

Dropping the LSAT Requirement

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The recent news that a small number of law schools are beginning to accept applications from students who haven’t taken the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) may have been heartening to some prospective law students. Don’t start celebrating too quickly!  Here are a few reasons you should take the LSAT, even though a few schools don’t require it: You’ll have …

February LSAT Scores

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February LSAT scores are slated for release on Tuesday, March 3. Of course, that doesn’t mean you won’t see them over the weekend: electronic scores are often available ahead of schedule.  So, think of Tuesday as a worst-case scenario and keep an eye out. I won’t be surprised if you see those February scores on Sunday.

Balance Your LSAT Practice

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Tackling one section of the LSAT at a time may seem like the most reasonable approach. You don’t want to take on too many new concepts at once, nor do you want to risk mixing up similar-but-different processes in your practice.  Those are valid considerations, but there’s a competing concern: LSAT skills rust when not applied on a regular basis. …