Unhappy, Unhealthy, and Unethical

Listener Chris shares an article on the realities of working in big law. Nathan says it should be required reading for anyone thinking about going to law school. The guys discuss lawyer salaries and double down on their advice: Don’t pay for law school.…

Being "Non-Traditional" Is the Least of Your Concerns

Listener Shavar will be 29 this year and wonders if his age will be an issue during the law school application process. The guys assure Shavar that his age is the least of his concerns. Focus on the two factors that matter most to law schools: GPA and LSAT.…

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…

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.…

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…

Chicago Full Ride vs. Harvard Full Price?

Demon tutor Ruth joins Nathan to discuss a hypothetical dilemma. Listener Pedro asks if it would be wiser to pay full tuition at Harvard or to accept a full scholarship at Chicago. Is six-figure debt ever worth it? Ruth thinks that paying tuition at a top school may be worth…

Law Schools for Big Law

LSAT Demon tutors Matt and Pushkar offer advice to two anonymous listeners who are interested in big law. Tune in to hear their thoughts on how to interpret employment and salary data when selecting a law school.…

A 170 Just Ain’t What It Used to Be

Listener Tuong-Vi has a 170 on record and a 3.85 GPA. While she is a strong applicant, her stats won’t cut it at the very top schools. Tuong-Vi has two more shots at taking the LSAT, but she doesn’t “feel like” she has the capacity to take…