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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

 

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.

You may have seen some social media posts or news articles implying that LSAC is associated with a test prep book that includes politically biased material. It is important for you to know that LSAC is not associated in any way with the Windham Press LSAT Prep Book that is mentioned in the original article. They do not license official LSAT content.

That type of question would never appear on an LSAT or on any of our preparatory materials because:

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.
Prospective law students will have more opportunities to take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) starting in mid-2018. The Law School Admission Council announced today an expanded testing schedule that will increase testing dates from four to six annually.

A report recently released by Law School Transparency (LST) has gained headlines by claiming that some ABA-approved law schools have been intentionally admitting “high risk” students who, based on their LSAT scores, do not have a reasonable chance of passing the bar. As explained below, this claim and others made by the LST study are based on misunderstandings of the LSAT.

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