They say that one of the keys to success in this world is knowing yourself, and if there’s anything I know for sure about myself, it’s that I am the literal worst at managing big, unstructured projects. In my senior year, I had to write a thesis, for which I had to read an entire novel written in Spanish, plus supplementary materials, and write a paper that was about 40 pages long (luckily, in English). I had the entire year to complete these tasks, but instead of managing my time appropriately and working on it steadily throughout the year, I waited ’til about a month before it was due, panicked, and then had to frantically finish the book and write the last 30-odd pages in a stress-induced blackout.
For January 2019 LSAT-takers, there are roughly 168 hours (that’s one week) standing between you and your dream score. With so much to keep in your brain until exam day, I want to relieve you of some of the effort of figuring out everything you have left to do in your last week before the exam. There are some things you absolutely need to do before you can take the exam, and there are a few more things that I highly recommend that you do in your last week in order to give yourself the best preparation for the LSAT.
This is my checklist of all of those things you should do in your week before the LSAT: