U.S.A. vs. Canada Law School Scholarships

Nathan and Francesca read an email from listener A, who provides more information regarding the optional “redaction” of GPA and LSAT scores that WashU offers. They also discuss scholarship negotiation and the differences between U.S. and Canadian law school scholarships.…

Does My Undergrad Degree Matter for Law School?

Demon student Beth has a great GPA, but she’s wondering whether schools will look down on the fact that she went to a mid-level school with an easy major. Ben surmises that admissions officers may view a high GPA in a liberal arts major as less impressive than a…

GPA Addenda for Dual Credit Grades

Demon student J has a few issues with his undergraduate grades and is wondering just how much information ought to be included in his GPA addendum. Nathan and Jon suggest that J contact his university’s registrar and ask about getting dual-credit grades from high school removed from his transcript—…

Restarting LSAT Study After a Break

Demon student Sia took Nathan and Ben’s advice to wait until next September to apply. Now she’s wondering whether it’s worth her time to start studying for the LSAT again even though she already has a great GPA and a decent LSAT score on record. The guys…

Applying with a Redacted GPA or LSAT Score

Listener Joshua writes in to ask Nathan’s opinion on WashU offering applicants the option to redact their GPA or LSAT score. A quick look at WashU’s ABA 509 report (available at lsatdemon.com/scholarships) reveals that this school does report GPAs and LSAT scores for the vast majority…

Don’t Pay for Law School

Here at LSAT Demon, we believe firmly that you should go to law school for free or not at all. That’s because law school tuitions are wildly inflated, J.D. job outcomes are far from certain, salaries are bimodally distributed, and most law schools—including schools…