The LSAT - Law School Admission Test

Are you ready to start your law school journey?

Studies have consistently shown the LSAT to be the single best predictor of first-year law school performance, even better than undergraduate grade-point average. An integral part of law school admission, the LSAT is also the only test that helps prospective law students determine if law school is right for them. Some law schools will accept tests other than the LSAT for admission. However, students who want to maximize their chances for admission and be best prepared for law school are encouraged to take the LSAT.

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LSAT Format Changes — Starting August 2024

Starting with the August 2024 test, the multiple-choice portion of the LSAT will consist of two scored Logical Reasoning sections and one scored Reading Comprehension section, plus one unscored variable section.

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Testing Formats for the 2023-2024 Cycle

Testing Formats for the 2023-2024 Cycle
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The LSAT at a Test Center

In response to feedback from test takers since 2020, LSAC will offer individuals the option to take the LSAT at a test center starting with the August 2023 administration. Find out where your nearest test center is, and get details about using this modality.

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The Remote LSAT

LSAC will continue to offer the LSAT in a digital, remotely proctored format through the 2023-2024 testing cycle. Find out more about this modality, including technical requirements and other details to inform your decision.

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LSAT Writing

LSAT Writing is a required part of the LSAT for all test takers and is administered remotely using secure proctoring software. You can complete LSAT Writing as early as 8 days prior to the multiple-choice test.

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Testing Accommodations

Through our deep commitment to disability rights, we will continue to address the needs of all individuals with disabilities who require testing accommodations. Whether you choose to take your LSAT in person at a test center or remotely on your own computer, we will make every effort to ensure all individuals are able to fully demonstrate their skills when they take their test.

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Components of the LSAT

The primary part of the LSAT is a four-section, multiple-choice test that includes reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning questions. It’s important you familiarize yourself with the different types of LSAT questions so you can optimize your test preparation and put yourself in a position to succeed. All LSAT takers are also required to complete a written essay called LSAT Writing.

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Upcoming LSAT Dates

Registration for the 2023-2024 testing cycle is now open. Test dates, registration deadlines, and score release dates are available now to help you decide which upcoming administration best fits your schedule.

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Review the Candidate Agreement

The Candidate Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions for the LSAT. Review this document for details about prohibited items and other rules pertaining to test day.

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