Should I Wait to Graduate Before Applying?

Listener F is debating whether to apply to law school in the fall of their senior year or to wait until after graduation. Waiting would allow them time to raise their GPA. Ben and Nathan encourage F to visit the LSAT Demon Scholarship Estimator to see how a higher GPA…

Should I Take a Gap Year?

Demon tutors Matt and Pushkar take over the pod to answer questions about taking a gap year before law school. Listener A would like to gain work experience and raise their LSAT score before applying, but they’re also worried about potential age bias in the hiring process after law…

What If I Run Out of Practice Questions?

Demon student Anthony has been studying for over eight hours every day and is worried that he will soon run out of official LSAT questions to practice. The guys first recommend that Anthony cut down on the amount of time he spends studying. They also explain why running out of…

Should I Cancel My Score?

Listener Rachel scored 166 on her first official LSAT, but her goal is to break 170. She purchased score preview, so she has the option to cancel. What should she do? Ben and Nathan advise Rachel to keep her score. Tune in to find out why it’s almost never…

How Do I Stand Out?

Listener Darian asks for advice on how to make her law school application stand out. Ben and Nathan remind listeners that LSAT and GPA are, by far, the two most important application factors. If you’re still in undergrad, focus on getting straight A’s. Then, focus on getting the…

Is the 4.0 Grading System Unfair?

Not all undergraduate institutions offer the opportunity to earn A+ grades. LSAC addresses this discrepancy by truncating GPAs above 4.0. Is this system fair? Demon tutor Erik joins Ben and Nathan to discuss his conversation with LSAC.…

Find a Better Use for Your Savings

An anonymous listener plans to pay for law school using money they have saved in a 529 account. Would mentioning this fact in a letter of continued interest improve their chances of being admitted off of a T-14 school’s waitlist? Ben and Nathan share their thoughts and suggest other…

Does Taking the LSAT Multiple Times Look Bad?

Demon student Carina asks the guys to weigh in on some dubious advice she received at a law school open house. The admissions personnel admonished applicants against taking the LSAT multiple times. Nathan and Ben characterize this advice as a scare tactic used by mediocre law schools to dissuade potential…