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What is the Spanish LSAT?

The Law School Admission Council now offers a version of the LSAT in Spanish. But the Spanish LSAT, which LSAC offered in 2015 for the first time, is a good fit for only a small portion of law school applicants. This post provides all the details you need to determine whether registering for the Spanish […]

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What are the Different Types of LSAT Questions?

One of the most effective strategies for earning your best LSAT score is learning as much as you can about the test and how it operates. This includes developing a full understanding of three different types of LSAT questions: Reading Comprehension, Analytical Rreasoning, and Logical Reasoning. By learning about the three types, you can begin […]

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Upcoming LSAT Test Dates – 2016 and beyond

The LSAT is offered four times a year, in February, June, September or October, and December. The exam is typically administered worldwide on the first Saturday of the month (or the last Saturday in September), but there are a few exceptions: The June administration is usually on the first Monday of the month. A weekday […]

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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 […]

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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. In order to register for the exam, you’ll have to […]

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What are the Different LSAT Sections?

There are three types of scored, multiple choice LSAT sections, along with an unscored writing sample. The multiple choice sections are Reading Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, and Analytical Reasoning. I’ll give you a brief description of each section below, but if you want a more in-depth look at any of them, check back soon for individual […]

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How does LSAT Scoring Work?

LSAT scoring is based on your performance on four multiple choice sections of the exam: (1) Reading Comprehension section (1) Analytical Reasoning section (Logic Games) (2) Logical Reasoning sections 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 […]

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What is the LSAT?

So, what is the LSAT? Great question! The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is the exam you have to take if you want to apply to JD programs at law schools in the US or Canada. It’s administered worldwide by LSAC (the Law School Admission Council), and is designed to provide “a standard measure of […]

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