The LSAT is quite different from other academic tests in a number of important ways. When it comes to the best law schools, some people are surprised to learn that a perfect score on the LSAT isn’t necessarily an ideal goal. Read more
You’ve decided to go to law school. Excellent! Now you need to take the LSAT, and you’re doing your homework to find out what this test is all about. One question on your mind right now is, “When should I take the LSAT?” In this article we’ll look at a few different factors that will help you decide when to take the test. Read more
If you play any sports, the LSAT might remind you of a major competition or championship, especially on LSAT test day. If you’ve done any acting, it might seem like the premiere of a play. You might feel quite pumped up as you get ready for this little test. And just like a veteran actor at a premiere or an athlete at the world championships, you can take some steps on LSAT test day to ensure that you give your best performance. Read more
This post was written by Laura Damone, a Manhattan Prep LSAT instructor.
Note: The digital LSAT changes referenced in this post are only applicable in North America.
By now, you’ve probably heard the news: Like everything else in the world, the LSAT is going digital. Read more
Thinking of doing some LSAT Logic Games practice questions? Although they seem different at first glance, there are distinct similarities between Logic Games and the Reading Comprehension section of the LSAT. Both have two distinct phases: in Reading Comp, you use certain skills and strategies while reading the passage, then utilize a different set of skills and strategies to answer questions. Read more
It’s the week before the LSAT. Are you excited?
“Excited” might not be the first word you’re thinking of. It’s very common for people to feel nervous as test day approaches, especially in the final week before the LSAT. If that’s how you feel, you’re in good company. Many people who’ll be taking this test on the same day as you feel the same way right now. Read more
Cramming is a time-honored academic tradition, and the night before the LSAT is no different. You’ve probably spent the night before an exam—possibly even the entire night—studying intensely, trying to stuff as much information in your head as possible. Now you’re getting ready to take the LSAT. Looking for some last-minute LSAT tips and advice on what to study on the night before the test?
Fasten your seatbelts. We’re going to turn some widely-held beliefs upside down. Read more
Law schools consider several different factors when making admission decisions. Your academic record, work experience, personal statement, and recommendations will all play a role. A good LSAT score by itself won’t necessarily get you into your dream law school, but it is an important factor. All ABA-approved law schools accept the LSAT, and it carries more weight with most schools than your GPA does. Read more
The mention of Logic Games is enough to keep many a law school hopeful up at night, which is why we’re giving you some LSAT Logic Games tips. Maybe your humanities classes taught you to blaze through dense reading and your social science classes taught you to argue your way out of any situation. But figuring out which birds go in the forest, or what color the lambdasaur should be? Either I was out sick that day, or that stuff wasn’t covered. Read more
One of the most challenging things about LSAT Logic Games, formally known as the LSAT Analytical Reasoning Section, is that it tests skills that are totally foreign to most college curriculums. By the time we reach the LSAT-preparation stage of our lives, many of us haven’t done a puzzle in well over a decade. And yet here they are: four little puzzles standing between you and your law school dreams. Why are they there? What relevance could they possibly have to a career in law? Read more