LSAC Candidate Webinar Series

Past Webinars

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September 22, 2021, Episode

Are you planning to attend one of the upcoming LSAC Law School Forums or any other law school recruitment events this fall? Want to know what you can expect and how to make the most of each opportunity?

This informative webinar, with panelists Mimi Huang, assistant dean of law admissions at Lewis & Clark Law School, and Jimmi Nicholson, director for admissions at University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law, provides important tips for navigating these events, including candidate “do’s and don’ts,” and law school expectations during the recruiting process.

Watch the September 22 Recording

 

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July 21, 2021, Episode

Getting ready to take the LSAT? Not sure what to expect? While test day jitters are common, you can alleviate some of the anxiety by preparing early and familiarizing yourself with what you can expect when it comes time to take the exam.

LSAC’s Manager of Test Security Faisel Alam and LSAC Ambassadors Jennifer O’Connor and Katya Valasek provided information on exam protocols and requirements, common pitfalls to avoid, and more, including a video walkthrough of the pretest check-in and setup process.

Watch the July 21 Recording

 

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June 23, 2021, Episode

Are you planning to take the LSAT? Did you know that Khan Academy Official LSAT Prep offers free, personalized test prep materials that can help you build the skills you need for success on LSAT test day?

This informative webinar for aspiring law students, hosted by the Law School Admission Council and Khan Academy, explores the high-quality resources available through Khan Academy Official LSAT Prep, including interactive lessons, timed practice tests, strategies, tips, and everything else you need to prepare for and feel confident on test day.

The structure and content of the LSAT is covered as well as a section-by-section review of how each type of question on the test is addressed through Khan’s prep program.

Watch the June 23 Recording

 

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March 24, 2021, Episode

As you prepare for your law school enrollment journey, it is important to know not just how to navigate the application process, but how to conduct yourself professionally as you interact with admission representatives and other members of your prospective law school community. How should you respond to scenarios such as being waitlisted or drafting a scholarship appeal? Are there different expectations for in-person versus virtual conversations?

During this special webinar for aspiring law students, we focused on expectations and tips for applicants with regards to communicating professionally throughout the admissions process. Our panel of admission deans discussed topics such as:

  • Navigating waitlists
  • Scholarship offers and appeals
  • Virtual and in-person discussions with admission professionals and others
  • And more...

Watch the March 24 Recording

 

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February 24, 2021, Episode

The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is an integral part of the law school application process. But how do schools actually use LSAT scores to inform their admission decisions?

During this special webinar for aspiring law students, an expert panel of law school admission professionals provided insight on how LSAT scores are used in law school admission, discussing topics such as:

  • Holistic approaches to evaluating applicants
  • Use of LSAT-Flex scores in admission decisions
  • How multiple LSAT scores are viewed
  • And more

Watch the February 24 Recording

 

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December 10, 2020, Episode

There are many paths to a fulfilling legal career, including those that lead to work in the judiciary. During this episode, LSAC President and CEO Kellye Testy moderated a distinguished panel of guests who, together, shared personal stories and perspectives and addressed questions such as:

  • What should candidates consider as they are applying to and choosing a law school?
  • What is the value of pursuing clerkships and other opportunities to prepare for a career in law?
  • What is it like to work in the judiciary and what is top of mind given the many issues we face as a nation?
  • What advice would you give to students from underrepresented groups who are pursuing law?

Watch the December 10 Recording

 

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April 29, 2020, Episode

This live stream discussion for candidates featured a panel of law school deans and admission leaders, who provided updates on the evolving situation and answered as many questions as possible from potential law school students as possible, including:

  • What are law schools hearing from candidates? What are their concerns, and how are they planning?
  • What are institutions doing to try to address the needs of applicants — and existing students — in the wake of the COVID-19 emergency?
  • Given all of the uncertainty, how should I plan for applying to law school?

Watch the April 29 Recording

 

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April 15, 2020, Episode

We discussed the new LSAT-Flex, the steps LSAC and law schools are taking to try to help candidates during this difficult time, and we answered as many questions from webcast attendees as possible, including:

  • When will the LSAT-Flex be offered?
  • When will scores be released for the LSAT-Flex?
  • What are the question types included in the LSAT-Flex?
  • What is being done to ensure that candidates have the technological tools they need to take the LSAT-Flex?
  • How are law schools going to consider the LSAT-Flex?

Watch the April 15 Recording

 

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April 8, 2020, Episode

We discussed the steps LSAC and law schools are taking to try to help candidates during this difficult time, and answered as many questions from webcast attendees as possible, including:

  • What are law schools doing right now to help candidates negotiate the enrollment process during this challenging time?
  • How will schools view Pass/Fail grades for the Spring 2020 semester?
  • What is the plan for the June and July (and beyond) LSAT administrations?
  • How are law schools going to view the LSAT-Flex?

Watch the April 8 Recording

 

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March 27, 2020, Episode

We discussed the steps LSAC and law schools are taking to try to help candidates during this difficult time, and answered as many questions from webcast attendees as possible, including:

  • Will schools extend their application/commitment deadlines?
  • How will schools view Pass/Fail grades?
  • What’s going to happen with the April (and beyond) LSAT?
  • How will schools look at the fact that my summer internship was canceled?

Watch the March 27 Recording