Spotlight on the LSAT

This is Part I of Spotlight on the LSAT featured in preLaw magazine’s Fall 2010 issue.  Part II, The LSAT:  A Closer Look provides a section-by-section guide to the test.    In the highly-competitive law school admissions environment, it’s no surprise that you — the pre-law student — are busily preparing for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). The amount of time you spend will impact your score. In general, three months is a good rule of thumb, said…

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Don’t Let LSAT Logic Games Throw You For a Loop

You’re not alone if LSAT Logic Games make your head hurt. It’s generally considered the most feared part of the test. The silver lining for those who find this section challenging is that it also is the part of the test where students can see the most improvement in their scores. With that in mind, our newest podcast, Mastering LSAT Logic Games: Tips for Tacking the Toughest Part of the Test, delves right into this topic.  We gathered leading test prep experts from…

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LSAT Test Day Rules Change

Deep breath.  It’s not the end of the world, but it is surprising:  LSAT testing center security has increased. Red Alert LSAT Geeks! LSAC now requires a full-body scan of anyone who enters the testing site. They will use the same equipment used in airports and all images will be reviewed by T14 law school graduates. Those who refuse the scan will be subjected to a hearty frisking. Not surprisingly, students are pretty angry; all of the test-takers from UC Berkeley…

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Study Aids to Help You Do Better

The National Jurist Magazine picked out the best study aids in four categories to help you master your legal studying Did last semester not go as well as you had hoped? Law school’s heavy workload can overwhelm even the most diligent student. Luckily, students don’t have to go it alone. Professional study aids, when used as a support and not the primary mode of learning, can help you be more organized and focused.  Building upon a list…

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Get a Head Start on Your Law School Career: Planning Seminar presented by jdMission

Applying to law school in 2012? 2013? It’s not too early to start planning! By taking action now, you can dramatically improve your chances of gaining admission to a top JD program in the coming years. Indeed, it is never too soon (and certainly not too late) to take several crucial steps to shape your JD candidacy. Join jdMission co-founder, Sunitha Ramaiah, as she leads prospective applicants through a Long-Term Planning Seminar. Topics of discussion will include…

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Is Law School the Right Next Step? One College Sophomore Ponders The Anxiety of Next

Adam Goodman is a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he is majoring in History and Political Science.  Adam will be joining Law School Podcaster as our guest undergrad blogger while he decides whether law school is the right next step for him.  When Adam is not studying or writing, he can be found charming co-eds, playing intramural sports, and participating in various philanthropic events.     This installment: The Anxiety of Next “I’ve decided to consider applying to law school,” I told…

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