Author Archives: Mark

How To Improve Your LSAT Score By 20+ Points

You certainly can improve your LSAT score with diligent practice and sound instruction.  ScoreItUp students in the past have averaged a 15-point LSAT score increase, comparing their first-to-best practice LSAT scores (using real LSATs in timed settings – full details can be seen here).  Some students, like Nick D., have increased 35 LSAT points (comparing […]

5 Key Differences Between The LSAT And Law School Exams

The LSAT is generally considered the most important part of a student’s law school application. The LSAT is designed to test the legal-reasoning and logic skills necessary in law school and the practice of law. However, the format of the LSAT is quite different than the exams you will take in law school. Here are five key differences […]

Law School “Splitters”: LSAT Score vs. GPA

The two most important parts of your law school application are your (highest) LSAT score and your cumulative, undergraduate GPA. For most law schools, your LSAT score will be the more important of the two criteria, especially if you are a “splitter” (i.e., high LSAT score and low GPA, or vice versa). Studies show that neither of […]

Law School’s Meaning of “Diversity”

We often hear that law schools seek a “diverse” student body, but exactly what does that mean? And why is it important for prelaw students to know? First, let’s begin with what “diversity” does not mean to law schools. The meaning of “diversity” is not limited to what often comes to mind: i.e., diversity of […]

Five Effective LSAT Prep “Tricky-Tricks”

There are a wide variety of things one can do to dramatically improve LSAT performance. Here is a brief summary of five highly effective but often overlooked LSAT Prep suggestions (they may not all be “tricky-tricks,” but they frequently ARE under-appreciated by students!) 1. Rejecting Wrong Answers Is Often Easier Than Recognizing Correct Answers Identifying […]