Online tool for immigrant domestic violence survivors receives $15,000 top prize
Use highest among African Americans, women, and students who are economically disadvantaged, which could help expand and diversify the pipeline of aspiring lawyers over time
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:
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.