11 Facts About LSAT


Purpose of the LSAT is to aid in predicting student success in law school.

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LSAT was the result of a 1945 inquiry of Frank Bowles, a Columbia Law School admissions director, about a more satisfactory admissions test that could be used for admissions than the one that was in use in 1945.

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The LSAT-Flex is an online proctored test that was first administrated during May 2020.

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LSAT numbers continued to drop over the next two cycles but to a lesser degree, with 13.

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In December 2018, LSAC announced that the Microsoft Surface Go tablet will be used exclusively to administer the LSAT beginning in 2019 when the test transitions to a digital only format The writing sample section will be separate from the LSAT starting with the 3 June 2019 test administration.

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Current LSAT contains one logic games section, officially referred to as the "analytical reasoning" section.

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The June 1991 LSAT was numbered as PrepTest 1, and the December 2013 LSAT was PrepTest 71.

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LSAT is considered an important part of the law school admissions process, along with GPA.

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LSAC says that a more strongly correlated single-factor measure does not currently exist, that GPA is difficult to use because it is influenced by the school and the courses taken by the student, and that the LSAT can serve as a yardstick of student ability because it is statistically normed.

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High LSAT scores are accepted as qualifying evidence for intellectual clubs such as American Mensa, Intertel, the Triple Nine Society and the International Society for Philosophical Enquiry.

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Controversy surrounding the LSAT was the requirement that examinees submit to fingerprinting on the day of testing.

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