The Test: LSAT
What is this? Law School Admission Test
Who should take it? If you’re applying to law school
What’s the test like?
This test consists of five 35-minute sections of multiple choice questions. The three question types that are asked are based upon reading comprehension, analytical reasoning and logical reasoning.
How is the test scored?
The LSAT is scored based on a scale of 120 to 180 points. The essay is not scored and no points are deducted for incorrect or blank responses. Most competitive schools average together multiple LSAT scores.
When should you take it?
Many law schools require that the LSAT be taken by December for admission for the following fall. However, taking the test earlier (in June or September) is often advised.
How much studying is required?
With 1-2 months of studying typically proving to be inadequate, experts recommend cracking the books up at least three months before the exam.
Popular prep books:
The Kaplan LSAT Classroom prep class, LSAT Hyperlearning Course
How long are the results valid?
How many times a year is the test offered?
Four times per year Cost: $160 Where can I register? Lsac.org