Author Archives: Mark

In The Spotlight: RD’s 178 Practice LSAT Score

My ScoreItUp LSAT Prep students frequently have different goals. Some want to get into a local, ABA-accredited law school and are looking to raise their LSAT score into the 150’s. Others are looking to get into a Tier 1 law school, possibly with a significant merit-based scholarship, and seek a score in the 160’s. And […]

LSAT Test Dates 2021

2022-2023 LSAT Test Dates – UPDATED!

The LSAC recently published some additional testing dates through June 2023. Here they are: Future LSAT Test Dates (2022-2023): January 15, 2022 (week of) (new, 4-section LSAT format) February 12, 2022 (week of) (new, 4-section LSAT format) March 12, 2022 (week of) (new, 4-section LSAT format) April 29/30, 2022 (new, 4-section LSAT format) June 10/11, […]

The June 2022 LSAT’s Unusual “Experimental” Section

An unusual event occurred for some LSAT takers during the June LSAT. Specifically, many test takers received a different type of “experimental” section during the fourth section of their exam. To understand what happened, one needs to be aware of two LSAT-related facts: Two Historical LSAT Facts 1. The LSAT currently consists of four sections: […]

June 2022 LSAT: Post Mortem

For those of you who took the June 2022 LSAT, congratulations!  If you happened to get that odd “experimental” section (that appeared to be more like a Q&A survey) and have questions about it, please feel free to email me at (Spoiler alert: it was intentional, and there is a reason LSAC is doing […]

An Effective LSAT Prep Strategy: Blind Review

For prelaw students who are taking the LSAT seriously, there are some tried and true LSAT Prep formulas for success that include (1) gaining a very solid understanding of the fundamental logic and legal reasoning skills underlying the LSAT, (2) practicing on an extensive number of real LSAT questions, and (3) practicing with full-length exams […]

“Top 10” Application Factors That Law Schools Consider (Ranked)

While the importance of the first two items on this list (LSAT score and cumulative undergraduate gpa) are not likely to generate much serious debate, the unscientific “ranking” of the remaining law school “soft factors” below might stir up some controversy. After all, not all admission committee members prioritize each of the “soft factors” in […]