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The Law School Admission Council announced that its July 15 administration of the first-ever digital version of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) was generally very successful, opening an exciting new chapter in LSAC’s history with help from the organization’s technology partners at Microsoft and its dedicated test center staff.

Digital LSAT will utilize Microsoft Surface Go tablets, starting July 2019

LSAC also working with Microsoft on a wide range of projects to use data and digital technology to improve access, efficiency, and affordability of legal education

 

The Law School Admission Council, the leader in assessments, data, and technology for legal education, has named Melissa Harris Thirsk as its chief marketing officer. Harris Thirsk will be responsible for leading LSAC’s customer engagement, brand strategy, and sales. She has 20 years of experience bringing products, services, and ideas to market for innovative brands including Microsoft, Arizona State University, and WE Communications. 

Transition to digital testing will begin with July 2019 test; LSAT will be fully digital in North America starting September 2019.

LSAT will be offered 9 times in the 2019–2020 test cycle to expand candidate access and choice.

 

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) today announced the schedule for transitioning the LSAT—the assessment tool used by over 99% of all law school applicants—to a digital format beginning with the July 2019 LSAT test.

Aspiring Law School Students Can Now Receive a Personalized Study Plan for the LSAT with Official Practice Questions from the Maker of the Test, the Law School Admission Council.
Inspiration to pursue a legal education can come from many different directions—a friend or relative, a perceived injustice, or even a new TV show. LSAC has added another source of inspiration—a fellowship that supports emerging leaders who will work to inspire prospective students to pursue legal education by developing innovative pathways to advance justice and the rule of law. LSAC’s first Presidential Innovation Fellow is Miguel Willis, the 2016 National Jurist Law Student of the Year.

Annmarie Levins joined LSAC in December as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. She will be working closely on business strategy with LSAC President and CEO Kellye Testy and the rest of LSAC’s leadership team.