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Taking an LSAT Practice Test Online

As you probably know, sitting through an LSAT is not something most people do for fun. If you happen to be that one person who can casually take the LSAT a week after hearing about it for the first time and still score above a 170, congratulations. You are genius and the rest of us wish you’d go take the MCAT or GMAT instead.

But, since most people aren’t that lucky, we’re going to want to take an LSAT practice test at least once. Personally, I would recommend doing it 5 to 10 times. If you’re not sure where you can find that many LSATs, go here. We give you all the resources you need.

Now, just sitting for a practice LSAT is probably not going to be good enough. There are a few things you should probably consider before you go and do it, and we’ll discuss those below. But first, here is a link to a complete LSAT practice test online. Don’t worry, it’s free. And in case you’re wondering, this is the June 2007 LSAT.

Where should you take your LSAT Practice Test?

First things first: take your exam in a quiet place where you won’t be interrupted, but where there are other people present. This might seem pretty obvious, but that doesn’t take away from its importance.

When you actually sit for the LSAT, you’re going to be in a super quiet room with a bunch of people trying to concentrate, at least some of whom will have runny noses or coughs, or will just fidget a lot. It can be kinda distracting. So, you’ll want to have done some tests in a place that is both quiet and filled with other people. A coffee shop, a library, or a classroom are good options.

Now, I’m not going to argue too much with the school of thought that says studying in a loud place will help you on your exam, since when you take the exam it will be so quiet you’re guaranteed to get a better score. That could be true, but it’s simply not as realistic an environment in which to study.

Plus, studies have shown that when there is other stuff going on around you, you’re brain can’t focus on just one thing. What ends up happening is your brain switches what it’s focusing on in rapid succession. So, you’ll end up switching (subconsciously) from your LSAT practice test, to the conversation the frat boys are having about their weekend, to your practice test. The result is that you’re effectiveness goes down by as much as 50 percent.

In case you were wondering, that’s a bad thing.

So, now that’s cleared up, the next thing you’ll want to do is practice at a desk. Your test center is likely going to put you in an uncomfortable lecture hall. That means you’re going to need to get used to sitting for long periods of time in the same chairs.

You don’t want to take your practice tests on your living room couch or on the floor. It just doesn’t make that much sense.

Time your LSAT Practice Test

The next thing you’re going to need to do is time yourself. You will have 5 sections, each one thirty-five minutes long. That gives you around a minute and a half to answer each question. The time you have for each question goes by really, really quickly. So, once again you’re going to want to get the timing down.

The only way to do that is through practice. Here’s a basic guide we typed up to help you with your question pacing.

So, if you can enter the test center used to the time crunch, you’ll be good to go come test day.

Should you take your LSAT Practice Test online or on paper?

The LSAT is a paper test. Just like the rest of the legal industry, the LSAC is still in the last century when it comes to a bunch of their technology. That means you’re going to want to do at least some of your practice tests on actual paper.

I would recommend you do all of them on paper. Here’s why.

Doing your exams on paper allows you to write on the paper. To mark it up, cross stuff out, and highlight important parts of each question. It allows you to work through the problems on the same paper you’re reading them on. It’s just a more authentic way of taking the test.

So, while it’s fine if you an occasional practice test online or if you drill problems online now and then, stick to paper as often as possible. Ultimately, this will help you feel more confident and comfortable on test day.

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