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Why Have LSAT Games Changed Recently?

bar exam essay feedbackMany students have remarked on the recent trend towards less familiar LSAT games in the last few administrations. The June 2014 and September 2016 LSATs both had games not commonly tested. Why might this change be happening?

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How Often Can I Take The LSAT?

How Often Can I Take the LSAT?

How Often Can I Take the LSAT?: After each administration of the LSAT, we often have inquiries about how soon students can retake the exam. It is not uncommon for students to take the LSAT more than once, especially since law schools only have to consider their highest scores. Below, we’ll address how often you can take the LSAT, and other frequently asked questions in this vein!

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Week Before the LSAT Tips

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Week Before the LSAT Tips

It’s the week before the LSAT. The test is only a few days away! It’s no wonder many people find this to be the most stressful week of preparation. Don’t let test anxiety ruin a perfectly good week of preparation. Here’s what we recommend you do the week before the LSAT to make sure you are fully prepared for test day!

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Law School Personal Statement Do’s and Don’ts

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We get many questions about students’ law school personal statement when they start the application process. Here’s some advice we received directly from admissions officers!

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Is Law School Hard?

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This might seem like a silly question, but we will ask it anyway: is law school hard? Many potential law students ask themselves this question. They often worry the course material will be just too difficult to grasp.  The answer is a qualified yes. Although new material and the adjustment from undergraduate to law school can be difficult they are by no means impossible. Here is our take on what can make law school seem extremely difficult for those  unsure whether to apply.

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The Advantages of Online LSAT Tutoring

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Online LSAT tutoring is a growing trend in the test prep business. Although a common belief is that in-person tutoring is best, there are many ways online tutoring is superior to face-to-face tutoring.  Here’s are five good reasons to consider online LSAT tutoring: Continue reading

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Which LSAT Should I Take?

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The LSAT is offered four times every year: February, June, September/October, and December. Often, students ask me if it matters which LSAT they take. On one level, it does not. Although individual LSATs may be more difficult, there is not a pattern that shows, for example, September’s test is harder than any other. However, there are some benefits to taking a particular LSAT, depending on your preparation and when you are applying to law schools.

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Is Law School A Lot of Work?

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Is law school a lot of work? Yes! You will be assigned much more reading than you ever were in college, and you will be required to learn that material at a faster pace. But don’t worry! By utilizing a few skills, you can learn what is important to know, and what you need–and don’t need–to do. Consequently, this will reduce the amount of work you need to do to be successful! Here are a few key skills that are essential to cutting down your time spent on studying.

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Do I Need A Law School Prep Course?

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Do new law students need a law school prep course to excel their 1L year? The qualified answer is no. There are many students who have excelled in law school without doing any prep before hand. However, a good, well-structured law school prep course can be a launching pad that helps get students start of quickly. Here’s how!

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Is an Online Law School Prep Course Right for Me?

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There are several online law school prep course options. (In fact, there are more online law school prep course options than there are in-person options!) We teach both an online law school prep course as well as an in-person face-to-face course. Continue reading

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Law School Prep Course Reviews

failed the bar examWe had a lot of great law school prep course reviews! Many of our students found our law school prep course extremely helpful. It prepared them to do a great job it law school. Further, it helped them feel confident and in control from the first day of law school! Here are a couple of our law school prep course reviews from our 2016 law school prep course: Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Start!- Gearing Up For Your First Week of Law School

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This advice comes from a legal writing professor who has helped several students through orientation and through the first week of law school! She has seen both the best way to approach it as well as mistakes that students commonly make! We hope that you enjoy her advice and article! Continue reading

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What is the Best Law School Prep Course?

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There are a quite a few law school prep courses to choose from. Many of them are offered by commercial prep courses – Powerscore, Barbri, Kaplan, etc.  However, while some are better than others, there is no one “best” course.

Indeed, the “best” law school prep course for you will depend on what you are looking for and how you learn best.  What is best for you may not be the best for someone else. In this post we list the factors that you should consider when deciding which law school prep course is for you.  However, we give a summary of these factors below. Continue reading

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Should I take a Law School Prep Course?

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You by no means need a law school prep course to excel in law school. I did not take a law school prep course and I graduated as the #1 student in my class.

However, a law school prep course can be a good idea for many reasons. Some students find that it helps them significantly. Others find it gives the confidence boost or “edge” that they need to excel in law school. Many students seek our advice for the question “should I take a law school prep course?”

A lot of factors are personal. And a lot depends on the course you are looking at (as we mention below).

We generally tell our students to consider the following factors when deciding if a law school prep course is right for them. Continue reading

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How to Choose a Law School Prep Course

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A good law school prep course can be a huge advantage to new law students. A good law school prep course will teach you exactly how to succeed–and indeed, excel–in law school.  This will open up a variety of doors, including employment opportunities, the opportunity to interview for competitive clerkships or internships, scholarship opportunities, as well as the opportunity to be on law review. Thus, since law school success is so important, your choice of law school prep course is equally important! Below are some factors to consider when choosing a law school prep course. Continue reading

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