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A Blog about the LSAT, Law School and Beyond

On today's episode, J.Y. follows up on the previous episode and transforms Weakening questions into Resolve Reconcile Explain questions.

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On today's episode, J.Y. talks about Resolve Reconcile Explain questions and how you can analyze them with the same framework that you would use to analyze Weakening questions.

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Some law students consider transferring to a new law school because a change in their personal situation compels them to relocate; others want to transfer in the hope of earning a JD from a higher-tier school, and still others think they might just find a better fit somewhere else. If you fall into one of those categories, we’ve put together a handy cheat sheet of information, written as an FAQ.

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Highlights from David Busis and Selene Steelman's Law School Admissions Office Hours.

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J.Y. speaks with 7Sager Bart who scored a 174 on his LSAT up from his diagnostic of 148.

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A lot of people treat their law school applications like a long-distance race: they lope along, fiddling with their essays, and then sprint at the end.

These applicants have it backwards. You should sprint at the beginning, drafting your personal statement and other essays quickly, then slow down at the end. Why? Because you have nothing to lose but time at the beginning; you have everything to lose at the end.
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On today's episode, J.Y. speaks with international student Grey Warden who scored a 170 on her LSAT.

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On today's episode, David asks Selene, a former admissions officer, about what happens behind the scenes at the law school admissions process.

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On today's episode, J.Y. Ping invites six 7Sagers who all scored a 170 or higher to tell you what they did in the week before the LSAT.

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On today's episode, J.Y. Ping and David Busis talk about how to present the best version of yourself and maximize your chances of getting into law school.

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