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5 Dos and Don’ts with Two-and-a-Half Weeks Until the LSAT

There are two-and-a-half weeks left until the June LSAT, but who’s counting? No doubt your emotions are starting to run high—be they excitement, anxiety, guilt, optimism, or some good old-fashioned paranoia. You’re probably going back and forth between daydreams of scoring a personal best LSAT score and nightmares of forgetting how to write your own name on a Scantron. The following advice will hopefully allow you to increase your LSAT score by a couple of precious points or, at the very least, avoid an infamous LSAT test day meltdown.

DOs:

• There’s still time to achieve some solid LSAT studying. Iron out any wrinkles you may have — whether they’re LSAT logic games, Logical Reasoning flaw questions, or LSAT reading comp passages.

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Logical Reasonings / 4.25.12

A) Another disabled student is suing LSAC for accommodated LSAT testing. Guess they were due. ABA Journal.

B) Meet the guy taking over Hulett “Bucky” Askew’s soon-to-be-vacant law school watchdog position in the American Bar Association. (No word on if he sports a bow tie.) Above the Law.

C) The issue of student loans are going to be right in the thick of this year’s Presidential race. UPDATE: It already is. ABC News.

D) The blobfish is facing extinction and looks none too pleased about it. Telegraph.

E) Good thing the employees of this Walmart snapped a picture of their giant Chicago Bulls display before Metta World Peace elbowed it to the floor. Hoop Doctors.

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Logical Reasonings / 4.18.12

A) LSAC has raised LSAT testing fees 15 percent, in case you haven’t frowned yet today. National Law Journal.

B) Is it okay to put down deposits at multiple law schools? Good question. Anna Ivey.

C) Putting things into perspective is important, especially when that thing is $100,000 in law school debt. Lawyerist.

D) Producers are suing each other over Charlie Sheen’s new sitcom before it’s even had a chance to get cancelled. TMZ.

E) There are a lot of terrible things in the world. Here are all 21 of them. BuzzFeed.

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LSAC and the ADA: A Harvard Law Grad Looks at the Facts

One of the most controversial issues surrounding the LSAT is special accommodations given to disabled test takers. Head to any law school-related message board and ask a question about how to apply for accommodations during an LSAT, and you’re guaranteed to start a flame war.

For quite some time, it’s been nearly impossible to get accommodated LSAT testing. Even students with a long history of accommodations (through other schooling and standardized testing) have been denied it by the LSAC. It was almost necessary to take them to court to have any chance of getting accommodations, claiming the policy violates the ADA.

So does the LSAC’s policy violate the ADA?