Scores

How do I send my scores to law schools?

Assuming you’re not taking the LSAT because you want to punish yourself, you’re probably wondering how to get your results to the school of your choice (which may be one of these top 100 law schools!). Luckily for you, the process is completely painless…well, except for the application fee that every law school school charges. […]

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LSAT Score in the Low 150s: Should I Retake?

In a recent post, we covered when it’s better to focus your efforts on other parts of your application instead of on an LSAT retake.   …But there’s an exception to that advice. That exception is when you committed your all to the test and ended with a score in the 150s, and particularly so […]

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Should I Retake the LSAT?

Each time a new round of LSAT scores is released, some students will inevitably have to ask themselves whether they should retake the LSAT. Of course, no one wants to go this route – after all, it costs both time and money to take the LSAT, and both students and law schools want to see […]

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How to Get a Perfect LSAT Score

Getting a perfect LSAT score, to be fair, is incredibly rare. According to data released by LSAC, only about 0.1% of all test takers earn a perfect 180 on the LSAT. It’s no easy feat to put yourself in that select group, so what are some of the things you can do to set yourself […]

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Average LSAT Scores by Major

Are some majors better prepared for the LSAT than others? While law schools don’t require students to have any particular major, Derek T. Muller, Associate Professor of Law at Pepperdine University School of Law, set out to find the answer. Muller requested data from the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for all 2013 applicants to […]

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When and How Can I Check My LSAT Scores?

LSAC’s Official Score Release Timeline About a month after your LSAT test date, LSAC will release your score to you. Keep in mind that while the LSAC publishes official score release dates, those dates are approximate. For some reason, LSAC has a habit of releasing scores a few days in advance of the published date. […]

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How Much Can I Improve my LSAT Score?

The answer to this question depends largely on where you’re starting out. As a general rule, the higher your starting score, the smaller the point gains you’re likely to see. In other words, someone starting with a practice test score of 168 may not be able to raise his or her score by as much […]

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What is the Average LSAT Score?

The average LSAT score is a 150, but since you’re asking…   Let’s explore LSAT scoring! The LSAT–like all other standardized tests–is scaled. That means when you take the LSAT, the number of questions you answer correctly will be compared to that of every other person who took the test at the same time as […]

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