Judicial Internships and Clerkships

Demon teacher Matt is joined by fellow Maryland Law student Michael Gaskell to talk about judicial internships and clerkships. Matt explains the difference between internships and clerkships. Michael, who has completed three judicial internships so far, shares his experiences and offers advice to future applicants.…

Ruth Is Going to Yale Law School!

Demon teacher Rebecca interviews departing Demon teacher Ruth before she heads off to Yale. Ruth recaps her time teaching and offers advice to new LSAT students and teachers. We will miss having Ruth on our team and wish her all the best in her future endeavors.…

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…

Does the LSAT Prepare You for Law School?

Demon teachers and rising 3Ls Rebecca and Matt take over the pod to discuss whether studying for the LSAT prepares students for law school. Rebecca describes how LSAT Reading Comprehension prepares you to dissect the dense, convoluted text that you will have to read in law school on a daily…

What Skills Does the LSAT Test?

Listener Amad shares a reason for taking the LSAT other than admission to law school: Some big consulting firms reportedly treat the LSAT as an aptitude test and recruit high scorers. As employers, Ben and Nathan can attest to the value of certain skills that high LSAT scorers bring to…

Tales from Harvard 1L with Sara Kamouni

Demon tutor and Harvard 1L Sara Kamouni joins Nathan to talk about her law school experience thus far. They discuss Harvard’s public interest law program and similarities between law school and the LSAT. Plus, Nathan asks Sara for the word on campus regarding Harvard’s recent drop in the…

Part-Time and Working During Law School

LSAT Demon tutor Matt interviews fellow UMD Law student Tanzi, who attends law school part time while working full time as an OBGYN. They discuss working while in law school and the pros and cons of attending full time vs. part time.…