Author Archives: Mark

Why Law Schools Love (Well, Like) “Splitters”

For you statistics junkies (and any other prospective law school students), the relative frequency of “splitters” in law school is notable.  “Splitters” is a term that describes students who either (1) have a high gpa and low LSAT score, or (2) have a high LSAT score and low gpa.   Why do we see such […]

Details on The NEW Upcoming LSAT Format and New LSAT Dates (2021-2022)!

The LSAC announced new, upcoming LSAT dates. In addition, the LSAC described the NEW format for the LSAT, beginning August 2021. As always, ScoreItUp courses will be fully prepared! See below for highlights: NO substantive (content) changes: The same types of LSAT questions, types of LSAT sections, and questions per section will be on the future LSAT […]

The #1 Biggest Mistake Pre-Law Students Make (and 5 Remedies)

The most important part of a student’s law school application is the LSAT.  So it should come as no surprise that the biggest mistake many prelaw students make revolves around their preparation for this challenging exam.  After coaching thousands of LSAT Prep students, I’ve found that the biggest mistake most students make in preparing for the […]

Additional ScoreItUp “Live Stream” Course Dates Posted

The dates of all of ScoreItUp’s Winter-2 courses (beginning January 16th) and Winter-3 courses (beginning February 27th) are now posted. Please see the “Live Stream” page for full details. Planning to get started with your LSAT Prep in the Spring or Summer? Please see the “Live Stream” page and click “The Future” button for the […]

In The Spotlight: Jennifer P.’s 31-Point LSAT Score Increase (and 171 LSAT Score!)

This post is devoted to recent ScoreItUp LSAT Prep superstar Jennifer P., who gives new meaning to the term well-rounded. From her high school days of student government and captaining the cheerleading team…to her college and sorority work at USC…to her LSAT Prep studying…she pours herself into everything she does. Jennifer displayed that same tenacity […]

Preparing for the LSAT-Flex: 5 Key Differences

The LSAT currently is offered in the LSAT-Flex format, and is likely to be with us for some time. There are two key differences between the LSAT-Flex and traditional LSAT format: There are only three 35-minute sections (instead of five) on the LSAT-Flex. The LSAT-Flex has one Logical Reasoning (“LR”), one Analytical Reasoning (“AR”) and […]

NEW: ScoreItUp’s Autumn “Hybrid” Courses

My next Live Stream courses begin on November 28th (Winter 1). During the Winter months, my “Live Stream” courses will be offered on Sundays (beginning at 10:30 a.m. PST). I will resume my Mon/Wed courses beginning in the Spring of 2021. Of course, I also offer my “On Demand” courses that allow you full access […]