The LSAT is a standardized test used in the US and Canada for admissions into law schools. It is designed to assess skills that are considered essential for success in law school and legal profession.
The LSAT consists of multiple-choice questions and a writing sample, including sections on logical reasoning, reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and an unscored experimental section.
The LSAT is scored on a scale of 120 to 180, with a median score of around 150. The score is based on the number of correct answers, with no penalty for incorrect responses.
The LSAT is generally taken by individuals who are interested in applying to law schools in the United States and Canada, regardless of educational background or citizenship status.
The LSAT is approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes long. This includes the multiple-choice sections and the writing sample. There are also additional administrative procedures and breaks.
The LSAT registration fee typically ranges from $200 to $250, but additional costs may be incurred for services such as score reports, test date changes, and other optional features.
The LSAT is typically administered multiple times throughout the year. Test dates vary each year, but they typically occur about nine times a year, usually in January to November.