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From Law School to the Courtroom: Etiquette Matters.

Hey future 1Ls, manners do matter…

During the summer of 2012, I was fortunate enough to extern for the Honorable Judge Gregory Alarcon.  Judge Alarcon LSAT Blogwas a litigator the first 20 years of his career and has since been on …

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LSAT Preparation Best Practices

Practice is the key to achieving a top LSAT score.  The key to successful practice is in the details.  As you begin your LSAT preparation, test day should dictate how you study.  Build good habits and make sure you …

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On the LSAT and in law school, Suffice it to say, this stuff is necessary – Part II.

Last week I explained the basic, abstract concepts of necessity and sufficiency, let me show you a brief example of how they relate to law school and the practice of law.  On the first day of my criminal law …

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Suffice it to say, this stuff is necessary – Part I.

Sufficiency and necessity are the most consistently tested concepts on the LSAT.  Mastering these two skills will vastly improve and stabilize your LSAT score.  In the Kaplan LSAT class, we introduce the concepts of sufficiency and necessity …

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Don’t Delay: Finding Time to Prep for Your LSAT Now!

If you’re reading this, you probably know that LSAT prep is a must.  I mean, it’s only the rest of your life that’s impacted by the law school you’ll attend and how much it will cost you to go there.  …

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Deciding on a Law School? Ask Your Fellow Alumni

You are starting to hear from the law schools to which you applied and hopefully you have some choices in front of you.  Obviously there are many factors that need to be taken into consideration but one avenue to pursue …

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Expecting the Unexpected: Final Tips Before the LSAT

Here we are again!  It’s only a few more days before the LSAT.  As Test Day approaches it’s time to finalize your preparations.  It’s time to start wrapping up your studying and gathering all the essentials you’ll need …

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Top Ten LSAT Etiquette Rules

Over the past four years I’ve taught hundreds of LSAT test-takers and heard countless stories of the trials of Test Day.  On my own path to becoming an attorney, I had to take the LSAT.  Granted when most of …

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Want to know your odds of admission to Harvard?

For those of you that hate math, law school’s the place for you.  Not only is there no math on the LSAT, thanks to the LSAC, the guesswork of the perceived formulaic admissions process is gone too.  168/3.4, …

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Breaking: US Gov’t gives out free money for Law Schools. In other news, pigs fly.

Looking for free money?  Aren’t we all?  As the LSAC reveals, here’s a stat you must know: there are no federal grant programs for law students.  I repeat: there are no federal grant programs for law students.  Millions, even …

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