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2014 June LSAT: To Cancel Your LSAT Score or Not to Cancel

So you took the June LSAT Monday. It wasn’t the dreamlike experience you hoped it would be. Now you’re wondering, “Should I cancel my LSAT score?”

We’re here to help.

First, let’s go over what it means to cancel your LSAT score and how to do it. LSAC has to receive your cancellation request within six days of the LSAT. You can send your request by fax or overnight mail; there’s no way to cancel your LSAT score online. LSAC tells you exactly what you need to send to cancel your LSAT score.

If you cancel your June LSAT score, law schools will see that you took the exam and canceled, but they won’t ever know what you would have scored.

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2014 June LSAT Instant Recap: What Did You Think?

First off, congratulations on completing the 2014 June LSAT.

Secondly…what did you think?! In the comments below, chime in with your feelings about the June LSAT. How difficult did you find the exam? Which section(s) tripped you up? Which section(s) did you dominate? How distracting was your LSAT proctor?

We want to hear.

Just remember: All comments must be approved. Any posts that violate LSAC’s rules will be trashed. No discussing specific question/answer content or pinpointing experimental sections, got it? If your comment isn’t approved, it’s probably because you broke the rules.

OK, here’s the intel we’ve collected about the 2014 June LSAT so far:

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Aaron Cohn’s 2014 June LSAT Predictions

The June LSAT is coming up in but a few days, so it’s time for our quarterly exercise of predicting what will appear on the test. I spent a week in the desert chasing visions of the LSAT. I also spent several days hiding in the bushes in the LSAC parking lot to really get in touch with the energy coming from that building. Here’s what I’m feeling:

2014 June LSAT Predictions: Logic Games

February LSAT Logic Games were reported to be a bit unusual. Rumor has it that there was even a circular ordering game, something that hadn’t been on a released LSAT in more than 10 years.

I predict a return to basics for the June LSAT: a little bit of routine ordering, maybe an in and out game, and so on. My crystal ball also says there’ll be a 1:1 ordering game with a bit of a unique twist.

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A Million Ways to Die on the LSAT

Hey Dude! It’s a little wild and a little strange, getting your LSAT score in that range. If you’re too young for that classic 90’s Nickelodeon reference then maybe you’ve heard of Seth MacFarlane’s new movie, A Million Ways to Die in the West.

Whatever your age, in the spirit of western comedy, how ‘bout you saddle up, partner, while I regale you with some of the million ways to die on the LSAT.

So prepare to be regaled…on a horse, if possible.

#1 Way to Die on the LSAT: Forgetting Your LSAT Admission Ticket
If you don’t have your ticket then you’re not getting in the LSAT test center.

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LSAC’s Disability Discrimination Settlement: What it Means

We wrote at the beginning of the year about how, due to a ruling by California courts, LSAC could no longer disclose which scores were taken under accommodated testing conditions. The catch was that the ruling only applied to LSAT test-takers in California.

Well, sound the trumpets and ring the bells, because that’s no longer the case. LSAC settled with the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to fork over $7.73 million (no wonder it costs so much for simple changes like switching testing centers!) and to stop flagging the LSAT scores of test-takers who received extra time.

On the one hand, it’s a policy change that makes sense. The point of allowing test-takers with ADHD to take the test with extra time was to level the playing field, and if those LSAT scores are flagged, it’s not at all clear whether the playing field was actually leveled.

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Logical Reasonings / 5.28.14

A) Echoing Laura Santoski’s post this morning, it’s going to be hard to trick the LSAC now that it has settled its accommodated testing lawsuit. Above the Law.

B) Mindy Kaling gave the commencement speech at Harvard Law School. Guess it was one of her projects. BostInno.

C) So, Shaquille O’Neal is thinking about law school. Before that, he’ll need to take the LSHAQ. New York Magazine.

D) This time, for real, Apple is buying Beats headphones. Forbes.

E) LeVar Burton has launched a Kickstarter to bring back Reading Rainbow. The Verge.

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Logical Reasonings / 5.22.14

A) Taking your second LSAT in June? Statistically, you’re in good shape. US News & World Report.

B) Not everyone is excited about LSAC’s recent disability discrimination settlement. Above the Law.

C) Which law schools are overrated, and which are underrated? Math has the answer. ABA Journal.

D) Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was right(?). FiveThirtyEight.

E) Yearbook quotes can be very inspirational. And hilarious. Huffington Post.

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Logical Reasonings / 5.20.14

A) LSAC has settled its disability discrimination lawsuit for $7.73 million. Courthouse News Service.

B) Not all law school deans see what’s wrong with law schools. Above the Law.

C) Court fees are getting out of hand. NPR.

D) An actor who played a cop on The Shield has been arrested in the fatal shooting of his wife. CNN.

E) Somehow, McDonald’s’ new mascot is even creepier than a clown. NBC News.

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Run, Don’t Walk, to This Godzilla-Themed LSAT Logic Game

Godzilla opens in theaters today. This dinosaur with human arms has quite the nuanced history. This kind of nuance is the stuff of killer LSAT questions. So, in honor of the masochistic dinosaur fetishists at the LSAC, the LSAT blog brings you an original Godzilla-themed Logic Game, complete with B-movie plot hole!

During seven consecutive days, Godzilla will visit seven cities: Albuquerque, Billings, Chula Vista, Detroit, Erie, Fresno, and Guangzhou. Each city is visited exactly once. During each visit, Godzilla will fight exactly one of her seven enemies: Varan, Oodaku, Rodan, Titanosaurus, King Kong, Mechagodzilla, and Spacegodzilla. The outcome of each fight will be judged a win, or a loss, but not both, for Godzilla. The following is somehow known about Godzilla’s visits and fights:

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All Aboard! The June LSAT Registration Deadline is Tomorrow

Attention: the June LSAT train is leaving the station.

If the firm lodging of your nose in LSAT books has prevented you from registering thus far, now is the time to dislodge that schnozzle and point it toward LSAC’s website. Tomorrow, May 16, is the final registration deadline for the June test. As Kool and the Gang so wisely advise, “If you really want it, get down on it.”

Wait, you say – can’t I take a chance on a walk-in registration on the day of the test?

No, not allowed ever.

Keep in mind that May 16 is the late and absolute last registration deadline and that your registration must be completed online by 11:59 p.m. or by telephone within business hours.