The LSAT Is the Foundation of Your Legal Career

Settling for anything less than your best on the LSAT is building your legal career on a shaky foundation. I understand the desire for it to be over. Nobody wants to live with the LSAT forever—except for me, of course. But we have to deal with what actually…

Slow Down to Speed Up (And Ask a Better Question)

This week’s lesson is written with my fellow LSAT teachers in mind. Trust me when I say that I feel their pain. I’ve spent the last fourteen years of my life answering questions like, How can I improve at speed? How can I get faster? What can I do to finish…

The Only LSAT Lessons You Need

Over the past seven weeks, I’ve written a series of essays that should serve as a foundation for any new or continuing LSAT student. Lesson one was about where to start. The short answer is anywhere—just pick up any real LSAT question and give it…

Focus on the Easy Ones... And They’re All Easy

No matter where you are in your LSAT journey—whether you’re just starting and trying to break 140, or you’re already near the finish line and trying to tack on another couple points for your 170-plus—the only thing you ever need to worry about is the question…

Work Less for More Pay

New LSAT students think that speed and accuracy are equally important. That’s not true. Consider two hypothetical students: Mr. Speed and Ms. Accuracy. Mr. Speed attempts every question, but he gets only half of them right. Ms. Accuracy attempts…

Timing Is Everything… But Not What You Think

This week, I want to talk about timing. New students always ask me when they should start doing timed sections and timed practice tests—should they study for a week before their first timed test? A month? Six months? None of the above. All students…