Khan Academy Announces Free LSAT Prep for All

February 28, 2017
Mountain View, CA

Groundbreaking partnership with Law School Admission Council, the maker of the LSAT, focuses on teaching the skills most needed to succeed in law school.

Aspiring law school students will soon have access to free online practice materials for the LSAT from Khan Academy and the Law School Admission Council, the maker of the test.

Today the organizations announced a new partnership to make personalized LSAT practice widely available to all, absolutely free.

“We’re delighted to partner with the Law School Admission Council,” said Khan Academy founder and CEO Sal Khan. “By working directly with the maker of the LSAT, we can help many more students understand the material and level the playing field.”

Every year, more than 100,000 prospective law school candidates take the LSAT, the Law School Admission Test. The test provides a standard measure of critical reading and critical reasoning skills considered essential for success in law school.

“The Law School Admission Council is committed to providing students an opportunity to learn the skills they need most to do well on the LSAT and succeed in law school,” said Athornia Steele, interim president of the Law School Admission Council. “We think those skills will have a positive long-term impact on their careers."

Traditionally students have paid test prep providers hundreds of dollars to more than $2,000 for various LSAT prep packages.

Today’s announcement continues Khan Academy’s tradition of providing free, official practice for critical standardized exams. In 2015, Khan Academy launched Official SAT Practice with the College Board. More than three million students have used Official SAT Practice at roughly equal rates across income levels, race, ethnicity, and gender.

Free, official LSAT practice launches at KhanAcademy.org in the second half of 2018.

Additional Information

Video announcement from Khan Academy founder and CEO Sal Khan

About the LSAT from Law School Admission Council

Blog post from Khan Academy

Khan Academy Media Contact

Barb Kunz
Khan Academy
Phone: 650.429.8154
Email: press@khanacademy.org

About the Law School Admission Council

LSAC is a not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting quality, access, and equity in law and education worldwide by supporting individuals’ enrollment journeys and providing preeminent assessment, data, and technology services.

Each year, 100,000 potential law school applicants worldwide take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). LSAT scores are accepted for admission by all accredited law schools in the United States and Canada. We also offer free Khan Academy LSAT preparation online at khanacademy.org/LSAT.

More than 60,000 law school applicants simplify their law school application process every year by using LSAC's unique Credential Assembly Service (CAS) and online law school applications. LSAC's essential admission office software provides seamless data exchange with our 221 member law schools.

Media Contact

Wendy Margolis
267.981.0490 (cell)
wmargolis@LSAC.org