The LSAT (Law School Admission Test)

The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is the multi-hour standardized exam required for admission to JD and LLM degree programs at all law schools accredited by the American Bar Association. The LSAT is administered four times each year. (See these testing dates for the 2014-15 academic year.)

This site area provides information about the exam's structure and about LSAT scoring, score reporting and registration. Also available here are a variety of LSAT-style practice questions, testing tips, and a Q&A-style tutorial for each of the exam's scored sections. (Also see these general tips for LSAT preparation and testing.)

  • Exam Structure and Testing Procedures
    The LSAT exam structure (number of questions and sections, time limits, etc.); the four different types of test sections; LSAT testing procedures and rules.

  • LSAT Scores, Score Reporting and LSAT/LSDAS Registration
    Basic information about how your LSAT scaled score and percentile rank are determined, about score reporting, and about LSAT and LSDAS registration.

  • Logical Reasoning Questions
    Test directions, LSAT-style practice questions, testing tips, and a tutorial that explains how to identify unstated assumptions in LSAT arguments.

  • Analytical Reasoning Questions (Logic Games)
    Test directions, LSAT-style practice questions, testing tips, and a tutorial that explains how to handle LSAT "logic games" and how to allocate your time among the four games in a section.

  • Reading Comprehension Questions
    Test directions, LSAT-style practice questions, testing tips, and a tutorial that examines the Reading Comprehension format and explores strategies for optimizing your Reading Comprehension performance.

  • The LSAT Writing Sample
    A list of the writing section's procedural aspects; an LSAT-style writing prompt and a sample response.

Widely recommended for LSAT prep:

LSAT book    The Official LSAT SuperPrep
Law School Admission Council

From LSAC (the producers of the LSAT), this book provides vital test-taking information and tips, review questions with in-depth analyses, and three complete, previously administered LSAT exams.