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COVID-19 and Law School Applications - UPDATED 6/17
The COVID pandemic and the response to it continue to impact various aspects of the law school admissions process. This post is updated regularly with new information and new questions (and answers), but remember that events are moving VERY fast these days, and circumstances are changing all the time. When...
Overview
The law school application process should ideally begin about a year and a half before you intend to start law school.  At that time, you’d want to think about when to take the LSAT and how to prepare, who you’ll ask for letters of recommendation, and where...
The LSAT (Law School Admission Test)
The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is an admission requirement for almost* all ABA-accredited law schools in the United States. Beginning in July 2019, the LSAT switched to an all-digital format and is offered nine times a year (every month except May, August, and December). The test is administered by the...
COVID and law school apps—Fall 2020
Join us for a discussion of how the pandemic is impacting law school applications for the Fall 2020 application cycle. We’ll talk about the LSAT, grades, application essays, and letters of recommendation, and how each of these might be affected by the shutdowns and related changes. We’ll also discuss...
After November: Should you retake the LSAT?
The November LSAT scores are out, and some of you are perhaps disappointed in your scores. How should you think about your next steps? First things first: it’s going to be okay, I promise. This is not the end of your life or even your law school plans. Your...
Welcome to Fall 2019!
Welcome back or welcome for the first time to UMass Amherst! Regardless of where you are on your pre-law journey, we’ve got advice and support to offer. See below for more details by class year. (And alums, remember: we serve you on the same basis as current students—don’...
GRE or LSAT?
In 2016, for the first time, an ABA-accredited law school began accepting the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for admission to law school. As of April 2020, over 50 ABA-accredited law schools accept the GRE for admission. That’s over 25% of the accredited law schools, and they range from most selective to least selective....
Why is the July LSAT different from all other LSATs?
You may have heard already that, beginning this summer, the LSAT will no longer be a pencil-and-paper test. The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is adopting an all-digital format—partially in July, and fully in September. Once the LSAT is fully digital, applicants will take the test on a tablet,...
Last minute LSAT tips - January 2019 edition
First week of the Spring semester and last week before the January LSAT - what a combo! Here are some last minute tips for those of you taking the test this week. First off, it’s time to taper off from studying — there’s not much more that studying and...
LSAT changes: New format, additional dates
The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) has announced two very big changes to the LSAT, coming in the next year: A digital format for the test. Beginning in July 2019, applicants will take the test on a tablet, rather than on paper. The test content will be the same—this is...
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