Author Archive | Travis Coleman

How Long is the LSAT?

The short answer is 3 hours and 45 minutes from start to finish.   Many responses to the question “How long is the LSAT?” will say that it consists of five 35-minute sections, but that’s slightly misleading. When you take the real exam, you will complete six 35-minute sections, with a 15-minute break between the […]

What is LSAC?

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation that provides unique, state-of-the-art products and services to ease the admission process for law schools and their applicants worldwide. Okay…so what does it actually do?   The LSAT First and foremost, LSAC administers the LSAT test. In order to register for the exam, you’ll have […]

What are the Different LSAT Sections?

If you’re just getting started with preparing for the LSAT test, you may be wondering what types of questions and content you’ll encounter. To begin with, there are three types of scored, multiple-choice sections, along with an unscored writing sample. The multiple-choice sections are: Reading Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, and Analytical Reasoning. I’ll give you a […]

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 […]

How does LSAT Scoring Work?

LSAT scoring is based on your performance on three multiple choice sections of the exam: (1) Reading Comprehension section (1) Analytical Reasoning section (Logic Games) (1) Logical Reasoning section There is also one unscored, experimental section that is used only for research purposes (to test new questions and to provide psychometric data on the test’s […]

Greetings, Future 1Ls!

Before we begin the epic journey that will be the Magoosh LSAT blog, let’s take a few minutes for an introduction.   My name is Travis, and I’m the resident expert in LSAT prep here at Magoosh. My love affair with the LSAT began way back in December of 2004. I was living in […]