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How to Become A Lawyer: Contemplating Career Change

How to become a lawyer is one of the biggest questions we hear from potential students of all shapes and sizes, but especially from people considering a career change.  Contrary to popular belief, over half of all LSAT-takers are not…

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ATL 2014 Law School Rankings Revealed! News from the 180 live…

Last week we invited the crew from Above the Law to join us on the 180 live to reveal their 2014 law school rankings– and they did not disappoint.  Talking us through their process in creating the rankings list, the…

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Ask the 180: Application Transcripts and Last Month LSAT Advice

Welcome to our inaugural “Ask the 180″ article, in which we answer your direct questions on all things LSAT, prelaw, law school admissions, and whatever else you want to ask!  Remember to send your submissions to christine.schrader@kaplan.com– we will answer…

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Getting Greedy: LSAT Reading Comp Tips

LSAT Reading Comp is many a student’s favorite section… when they start preparing. Why? It looks familiar (we’ve seen similar articles, and most of us have taken tests with reading comp), and most people can get some things right in…

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Need Law School, LSAT, or General Pre-Law Advice? Ask the 180!

As a teacher, on social media, and even through this blog, I hear from students every day: from questions about their applications, to LSAT issues, to concerns about the future or finances– and sometimes just to vent!  A lot of…

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Logic Games Problems? Hack Your Way to Successful Studying

LSAT logic games problems are extremely common, especially at the beginning of your preparation process, because they are, straight up, the weirdest looking thing on the test. But even if you are great at games, good at games, or feeling…

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the180 live! Law School Application Mistakes, Fixed!

A week ago, we played host to Anne Richard, Senior Dean of Admissions for University of Virginia, School of Law on our monthly talk show the180 live!  We asked her (and you) what the biggest law school application mistakes are,…

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Addendum on Character

Addendum on Character & Fitness: Example A
There are a couple minor incidents that I disclose and explain here:
First Incident: On October 5, 2012, I was charged by the First City Police with disorderly conduct, being drunk in public,…

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Tonight the180 goes LIVE: the Worst Law School Application Mistakes

Tonight from 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST we are bringing back everyone’s favorite law-school-focused-internet-talk-show-host Jeff Thomas and the very best of special guests, University of Virginia School of Law‘s Senior Dean of Admissions, Anne Richard.  We will be discussing THE WORST of…

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LSAT Reading Comp Practice Questions: Get Thee To The Text!

Today, we examine the first four LSAT reading comp practice questions based on the passage we broke down last week, paragraph by paragraph, Kaplan strategic reading-style!  If you missed the passage, definitely check that out first, then try the questions…

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