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June Will Be Busting Out All Over

I had the opportunity of talking with prospective LSAT students at a Kaplan event last week. A young woman was telling me that her plan is to take the June test but that right now she is very busy with

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Life on the Law School Wait List

“We wait. We are bored. (He throws up his hand.) No, don’t protest, we are bored to death, there’s no denying it.”
– Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

There’s no doubt that waiting is one of the toughest things to …

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Is Law School Still Relevant?

There has been much discussion in the past few weeks over the decline in law school applications in legal publications as well as in lay publications, and here in our blog. Applications are down, as are jobs requiring a law

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Law Schools – The Times, They Area A Changing!

This is an interesting time in the history of law school admissions to be considering taking the LSAT and applying to Law School. We talked about the decline in law school applications – projected to be about 20% less than

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Hope for law grads? Is the job market improving?

Continuing our recent series of posts examining LSAT and law school application trends and the value of a law degree, today we’re going to look at a question I’m sure you’ve all been asking – what happens after graduation?…

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LSAT Hits and Myths

There is a commercial running in the NY area for a major insurance company (I am not sure if it’s available in other states but it makes very frequent appearances here in NY) that is pretty funny but with an

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Breaking News: Applications are Down! Law School without the LSAT

This was an interesting week for news related to law school; one report focused on the drop in law school applications and another offers hope to those struggling with the LSAT. While so many are preparing for the LSAT

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The Value of a Law Degree

If you’re like 99.9% of others studying for the LSAT, at some point (probably when you were staring through blurry eyes at a logic game) you’ve wondered “is it really worth it?” You’ve already got (or are close to …

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Formal Logic Translations

When my kids were little and would ask me if they could do something I would sometimes need to say no (Trust me – it was for good reasons). Never ones to give up without a fight, they would continue

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War of the Worlds of Formal Logic


Understanding Formal Logic is a critical skill for LSAT success. As we discussed on Monday, every day we experience conditional statements su
ch as “if I stop for coffee, I will be late for work” and yet, stopping for coffee does

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