Prepare for the LSAT

The LSAT tests skills necessary for success in the first year of school. These skills include reading comprehension, reasoning, and writing. LSAT test results can provide valuable insights about law school readiness for admission decision makers and candidates alike.

Here’s what you need to know to get ready for this important test.

Test Day Essentials

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Compatible Computer

The LSAT is an online, live remote-proctored test. For test day, you’ll need a compatible laptop or desktop computer, a webcam, a microphone, and Chrome or Firefox web browsers.

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Quiet Place to Test

You can take the LSAT at home or in another quiet, well-lit, private space. Make sure the room has a strong and stable Internet connection and contains a table or desk.

Learn How to Prepare Your Testing Space

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Valid Photo ID

To verify your identity, you’ll need to present a physical, valid international passport or a North American government-issued photo ID. The first and last name on your ID must match the name associated with your LSAC account.

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Make sure to review the Candidate Agreement and the steps for a successful test day too.

Don’t have the necessary equipment or access to a quiet place?

LSAC is committed to ensuring test takers have the equipment and other resources they need to take the LSAT. If you don’t have the required equipment, internet access, or a quiet place to take the test, please complete the Assistance Request form in your LSAC online account by the assistance request deadline associated with your test administration. We will work with you to try to address your needs.

LSAT Practice with LSAC LawHub®

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Get to Know the LSAT Interface

The online, live remote-proctored LSAT is administered through LSAC LawHub. Before the test, we recommend you familiarize yourself with the test’s content and interface by using the official LSAT practice tests and tutorial videos available through your LawHub account. Using these practice tests, you’ll be able to do everything you can do during the actual exam — eliminating and selecting responses, highlighting passages, setting screen preferences, and more.

You can sign into LawHub with your LSAC username and password.

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Do Your Best with Official Practice Tests

Taking previously administered LSATs is the best way to prepare for test day. You can get started with the free Official LSAT PrepTests® available in your LawHub account. However, most test takers will benefit from taking additional practice tests under actual, timed conditions. Upgrade your account at any time for access to Official LSAT Prep Plus®, which unlocks over 70 additional full, official LSAT sample tests.

Learn more about LSAT Prep Plus

Additional LSAT Preparation Options

Official LSAT Prep® Books

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LSAC offers a variety of Official LSAT preparation books and eBooks that feature real test questions, explanations, and advice.

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Khan Academy Official LSAT Prep

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LSAC has partnered with Khan Academy to offer free, personalized prep materials to help you build the skills you need to reach your LSAT goals. 

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Test Prep Companies

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If you’re thinking about studying with a test prep company, make sure to choose a provider that licenses official LSAT content.

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Learn more about LSAT Practice Materials