Logical Reasonings / 4.19.19

A. To everyone who took the March LSAT, congrats on getting your score back! We hope your score was everything you dreamed of, but even if it wasn’t, there’s always next time.

B. In fact, you have a few days to decide whether you want to sign up for the June 2019 LSAT — the last for-sure, no-doubt paper-and-pencil test. Registration deadline is next Wednesday. LSAC

C. Kim Kardashian is proving that family connections are always the fastest path to a job offer in the legal field. TMZ

D. The alumni network of the soon-to-be shuttered Western State School of Law are working to give the 3Ls there an actual graduation ceremony. Above the Law

E. The erudite attorneys at the ABA Journal aggregated what they consider to be the best coverage of the Mueller report. ABA Journal\

Logical Reasonings / 4.17.19

A. For those studying for the July or later LSAT — LSAC announced that it’ll be uploading two more practice exams to its website, to give people extra practice with the digital format. @LSAC_Official

B. Western State School of Law was the latest law school casualty, which means that those who transferred to Western State could be unable to earn a J.D. (you usually have to go to a law school for at least two years to earn one). Fortunately, Whittier Law is providing some assistance to those students. Above the Law

C. Law.com launched a series last week on why bar exam results have been so low, but it may have to launch a whole new series to account for this: February MBE scores increased for the first time in five years. National Conference of Bar Examiner

D. A recent study argues that the use of the LSAT is limiting diversity in law schools. Inside Higher Ed

E. Apprenticeships are in the news, after a Vogue feature on Kim Kardashian revealed that’s how she’s planning to become an attorney. The ABA Journal asks about the relative merits of that path. ABA Journal

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Grey Day for the March LSAT

Grey Day is coming. And no, that’s not a Game of Thrones reference. It’s the score release day, set for this Friday for the March 2019 LSAT. If you’re new to the LSAT score release process, there are a few things you should know about how scores get released.

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Breaking Down LSAT Questions: the Three Sections

If you’re reading this blog, congratulations on deciding to take the LSAT! Say goodbye to your peace of mind and social life, and get mentally prepared to spend a few months gaming the LSAT format to squeeze every available second out of your LSAT test questions. Many things about the LSAT are changing (we’re still recovering from the bombshell that the LSAT is going digital), but the typical LSAT question on each of the three sections remains largely the same. For the uninitiated, here’s a complete LSAT sections breakdown.

Logical Reasonings / 4.15.19

A. Tomorrow is the nonpublished test center deadline, if any one wants to take the June LSAT in their own private test center. LSAC

B. Above the Law offered their weekly round-up of law school memes, including many Star Wars-themed memes just in time for The Rise of Skywalker trailer drop. Above the Law

C. After getting an F in torts, a University of Hawai’i 1L decided to sue the school. And they say law school doesn’t provide real trial experience … Above the Law

D. Law.com is taking a close look at why bar exam pass rates have sunk to all-time lows in many states. Law.com

E. A New York lawyer who held herself out as an attorney for fifteen years after she was disbarred has an galaxy-brain defense: she claims she had no idea she was suspended in the first place. ABA Journal