Take the Training Wheels Off

Student Liv loves studying with LSAT Demon, but her parents (who are footing the bill) want her to take a Kaplan course instead. How can Liv change her parents’ minds? Nathan invites Liv’s parents to call him. Ben offers his perspective as a parent and recommends that Liv take…

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…

Go Beyond Your Plateau

Listener Rachel shares a Bruce Lee quote that inspires her to keep pushing forward in her LSAT prep: “There are no limits. There are only plateaus. And you must not stay there. You must go beyond them.” Ben and Nathan encourage listeners to choose which plateaus they want to overcome.…

The 85% Rule

Demon student Nikki is eager to push her practice test scores from the mid 170s to the high 170s. How can she squeeze out those last few LSAT points? Nathan and Ben advise Nikki to focus more on understanding individual questions and not to fixate on reaching perfection. Ben explains…

Blind Review Strategy

Listener Mike thanks the guys for their advice on how to review effectively and avoid burnout (episode 216). Nathan and Ben list six questions that you should always ask yourself when blind-reviewing a question.…

Be Careful Talking to Admissions Officers

Listener Jonathan is a DACA recipient who worries whether his status may prevent him from earning a full-ride scholarship. Ben and Nathan advise Jonathan to call each law school he’s interested in and ask if he can be connected with any current students who are DACA recipients. Be wary…

Am I Ready to Take the LSAT?

Listener David asks how close he should be to his goal score of 164 before he sits for the official test. Ben and Nathan encourage David to set his sights higher and to aim for a score range rather than a specific number. Check out the LSAT Demon Scholarship Estimator…

Don’t Settle for Less on the LSAT

Demon tutor Dylan joins Nathan to respond to a student’s concern about running out of time on Reading Comprehension. What should you do if you reach the last passage with only five minutes remaining? Don’t settle for gimmicky strategies like skimming the passage or skipping to the final…