You can choose your testing time for the May LSAT-Flex starting on April 27th at noon ET. Time slots are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, so jump onto your LSAC.org account at 11:59am ET on April 27th and pray to your favorite deity that you’ll get your time.
.org account at 11:59am ET on April 27th and pray to your favorite deity that you’ll get your time.
All official LSAT administrations have listed start times of either 8:30 AM or 12:30 PM. These times are the latest that students will be admitted for check-in, and we strongly recommend that all test-takers get to the test center at least 30 minutes earlier.
Unlike the original LSAT with five sections, the LSAT-Flex has been shortened to three, making the time needed to take the test up to two hours. The three sections of the test are: Logical Reasoning (35 mins) Reading Comprehension (35 mins)
A few common Qs we get: • CTRL-F WILL work on the Flex. Use it freely if you want! Looking for LSAT explanations?
Due to the transition from the LSAT-Flex to the LSAT for the August administration, scores will be released on September 10 to allow for a smooth process for managing all of the scored and unscored data streams.
June 2021 will be the final administration of the LSAT-Flex, which is an at-home, remotely proctored version of the exam.
The fact that LSAT-Flex is taken from home means you can get used to taking your PrepTests in the actual testing environment. … Set up your room the way you will on test day, using the same machine, the same mouse, five sheets of scratch paper, and nothing but your water or juice box to drink.
Unfortunately, LSAC’s policies don’t appear to permit gum-chewing during the LSAT. As such, I can’t recommend loading your LSAT test-day Ziploc bag with Trident. The only recommendation I have is to refrain from chewing gum when you take a full LSAT practice test.
The night before the LSAT is a great time to make sure that you have everything organized for test day. Review the Candidate Information Sheet provided by LSAC. Know what you need to bring with you on test day (a printout of your admission ticket, your ID, etc.) and make sure you have all of it ready to go.
The LSAT-Flex is the same as the LSAT, except it’s not.
These questions aren’t easier or harder. However, there’s an entire section missing. The LSAT-Flex has one less Logical Reasoning section than the normal LSAT. This makes the test considerably shorter.
Yes. You are welcome to take and submit either the LSAT-Flex or the GRE General Test at Home. We will accept either of these at-home, online administrations and will give them the same holistic consideration we do to the in-person LSAT or GRE.
The shorthand reference of -6 to -9 refers to the number of questions you can miss on an LSAT-Flex to obtain a score of 170. It’s also a reflection of general test difficulty. Harder LSATs allow you to miss more questions whereas easier exams require you to miss fewer questions.
With an LSAT score of 170, your chances of getting into any school you want are good. That includes some law schools in the top ten. Nearly half of the students in the best US law schools got in with a score of less than 170. Meaning with 170, you are still in a good position.
Overall, the average score for the roughly 144,000 three-section LSAT-Flex tests from May 2020 to April 2021 is about 0.9 points higher than the average score for the roughly 122,000 five-section LSAT tests from May 2019 to February 2020.
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How is the remote LSAT graded? The remote LSAT is graded the same way traditional in-person LSATs have been: by counting up the questions answered correctly to get the raw score, then converting that to the scaled (120-180) score.
We recommend that most students look to spend 150–300 hours on LSAT prep; that’s a healthy range over a two- to three-month period at around 20–25 hours per week, which is a standard amount for most students. Keep in mind that those hours include any classes or private tutoring sessions you might be using.
If you withdraw, law schools will never even know you were registered for that exam date in the first place. In other words, law schools cannot tell that you’ve withdrawn – this is not noted on your record.
LSAC has just announced that the January, February, and April 2021 exams will all be LSAT-Flex, confirming our suspicions that the Flex format will continue to feature well into the coming year.
All candidates registered for the November LSAT administration will be automatically registered to take the November LSAT-Flex unless they choose to opt out and receive a coupon which can be applied to any future test between January 2020 and April 2021.
Smoking and/or vaping. You may not leave the vicinity of the Test room during the Test session or during any break, except as directed by LSAC and/or the Test proctor, as applicable.
A nonmilitary, government-issued photo ID, such as an international passport or North American state- or province-issued ID. A quiet, well-lit, and private work space with no distractions. Note: No other computers or monitors are allowed in the room. FAMILIARIZE yourself with how LSAT Writing works to prepare.
So if you’re not feeling good about June, should you cancel your score? Because the June LSAT-Flex is not a disclosed test, you won’t find out which questions you missed. In that case, there’s no upside to keeping the score, and there’s no downside to canceling.
Breakfast the Morning Of
Eggs, oatmeal, whole grain cereal, or a piece of wheat toast with peanut butter, and fresh fruit or juice. Beware of coffee or other caffeinated drinks before the test!
The time of day when you’ll test really does matter, and you’ll want to practice going to sleep and waking up accordingly, as well as taking your practice tests at that time. If you know you’re not at your best early in the morning, plan to test during a noon administration.
While the regular LSAT is as much a test of endurance as it is of content and skill, the LSAT Flex exam allows for those students whose focus tends to wane towards the end of the exam to shine. … Given this advantage, many students are seeing great increases in their scores.
You’ll look at my LSAT PrepTest Raw Score Conversion Charts and calculations of what it takes to get an LSAT score of 160 or 170. Using that data, you’ll find that the December exam consistently has the easiest “curve,” and the June exam consistently has the hardest.