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Does Applying “Early Decision” to Law School Matter?

One of the frequent challenges that law school applicants face is whether to apply “early decision” to a law school, committing to that law school if accepted. While this article discusses the issue at the University (college) level, and expresses opinions regarding the impact of the process (spoiler alert: the process often favors the wealthy!), […]

Is the LSAT’s Analytical Reasoning Section Changing, Going Away Or Remaining The Same?

Within the LSAT Prep world, there has been a lot of angst about what will happen to the LSAT’s Analytical Reasoning (AR) section. This may come as good news or bad news, depending upon how much you like the current version of AR, but AR isn’t changing any time soon. Here is an excerpt from […]

All LSAT Points Are Not Created Equal: the Kelly F. Story

A significant point increase on the LSAT is a wonderful thing, which is why I enjoy sharing stories about ScoreItUp students who see very dramatic score increases. However, more modest LSAT score increases also can have a profound, life-altering impact. Consider the story of Kelly F., a pre-law student who intends to become a judge one […]

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 […]

LSAT Format Comparison: Current LSAT, Prior LSAT and Prior (Temporary) “LSAT Flex”

The substance and content of the LSAT has barely changed in decades. However, there have been a couple recent format changes that have affected the length and number of sections of the exam. Listed below is a detailed description of (1) the current version of the LSAT (that began in August 2021 and will continue […]