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October 23, 2014

LSAT Diary: Procrastination and Scheduling Study Time

LSAT Diary Procrastination Scheduling Time Study
This LSAT Diary is from Jasmine, who's studying for the December 2014 LSAT. Below, she shares her LSAT studying experience.

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Please thank Jasmine for sharing her story below in the comments!

October 15, 2014

Law School Application Process FAQ

LSAT Blog Law School Application Process FAQ
The LSAT Blog post contains links to many lists answering several law school application process FAQ.

Elisabeth Steele Hutchison, Director of Admissions at the William S. Richardson School of Law, compiled a TON of useful information to help you this admission cycle. Bookmark this page so you'll be able to easily access everything in the future.

October 9, 2014

LSAT Diary: September LSAT Update

LSAT Blog Diary September LSAT Update
This LSAT Diary is from Sharon, who took the September 2014 LSAT. Below, she shares her LSAT studying experience.

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October 3, 2014

September 2014 LSAT Score Release Dates

LSAT Blog September 2014 LSAT Score Release Dates
UPDATE: September 2014 LSAT scores are being released via email as of Monday, October 20, but some test-takers are having trouble logging on to LSAC.org

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Good luck to everyone taking the September 2014 LSAT!

The September 2014 LSAT scores / results are scheduled to be released via email by Wednesday, October 22, 2014, so you'll have to wait for your LSAT score.

However, the scores usually come out a bit earlier than scheduled.

Let's look at the trend over the past several years (click to enlarge):

LSAT Blog Interview: Mastering Logic Games

LSAT Blog Interview Mastering Logic Games

LSAT Blog reader Jacob conducted a lengthy interview with me about the strategies of top-scoring LSAT takers.

Here's an excerpt from the interview:

The logic games are probably the most feared subject on the LSAT. Yet many students are able to achieve a perfect score on the logic games. So, why are they the most feared and how does this transformation occur?

September 24, 2014

LSAT Blog Interview: Avoid LSAT Test Day Anxiety

LSAT Blog Interview Avoid LSAT Test Day Anxiety
LSAT Blog reader Jacob recently conducted a lengthy interview with me about the strategies of top-scoring LSAT takers.

Here's an excerpt from the interview:

I know a few students who scored close to 180 on practice exams. Then, on the LSAT, they plummeted 10 points. 

How can one make sure the scores they’re getting on their practice exams are a real indicator of what they'll get on the actual exam?

September 19, 2014

Law School Admission Trends Interview

LSAT Blog Law School Admission Trends
Ann Levine is a law school admission consultant who opened Law School Expert in 2004, and has been blogging about law school application issues since 2006. She is the author of two law school guidebooks: The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert, and The Law School Decision Game.

I recently interviewed her about recent trends and changes in law school admissions. Our discussion follows.


September 18, 2014

LSAT Reading Comprehension Comparative Passage Explanation - Narrative

LSAT Reading Comprehension Comparative Passage Explanation Narrative
Below is a complete explanation for the second Reading Comprehension passage of LSAT PrepTest 52 (September 2007 LSAT) and associated questions. It's an excerpt from Complete Reading Comprehension Explanations for LSAT PrepTests 52-61.

September 12, 2014

Is the LSAT Relevant to Law School? Question Writer Answers

LSAT Blog Relevant Law School Question Writer Answers
I recently interviewed Stephen Harris, former LSAT question-writer and author of Mastering Logic Games. (He's written hundreds of the questions that appear in your books of LSAT PrepTests.) Our discussion follows.

(See all of my interviews with him.)

September 11, 2014

LSAT Reading Comprehension Passage Explanation - Ousmane Sembene


LSAT Reading Comprehension Passage Explanation - Ousmane Sembene
Below is a complete explanation for the first Reading Comprehension passage of LSAT PrepTest 52 (September 2007 LSAT) and associated questions. It's an excerpt from Complete Reading Comprehension Explanations for LSAT PrepTests 52-61.

September 4, 2014

Should You Diagram LSAT Logical Reasoning? Question Writer Answers

LSAT Blog Should Diagram LSAT Logical Reasoning Question Writer Answers
I recently interviewed Stephen Harris, former LSAT question-writer and author of Mastering Logic Games. (He's written hundreds of the questions that appear in your books of LSAT PrepTests.) Our discussion follows.

(See all of my interviews with him.)

August 28, 2014

Read Question Stem or Stimulus First? LSAT Question Writer Answers

LSAT Blog Read Question Stem Stimulus First LSAT Question Writer Answers
I recently interviewed Stephen Harris, former LSAT question-writer and author of Mastering Logic Games. (He's written hundreds of the questions that appear in your books of LSAT PrepTests.) Our discussion follows.

(See all of my interviews with him.)