Will the August 2021 LSAT be flex?

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From an assessment sciences standpoint, we anticipate that scores from the three-section LSAT-Flex and the August 2021 LSAT with three scored sections and one unscored variable section will be aligned, since they both contain three scored sections with the same methodology and questions.

Is the August 2021 LSAT online?

Yes, and it will be remotely proctored! If you're planning on taking the August LSAT in 2021, it's important to be aware: the August LSAT is remote. ... The October LSAT and the November LSAT will be remote LSATs as well.

Is the LSAT-flex going away?

Update2/19/21: June 2021 will be the last LSAT-Flex! The LSAT will continue to be offered remotely through June of 2022, and it will continue to have only 3 scored sections, one of each type. ... The test writers use the unscored section to gauge the difficulty of new LSAT questions for future tests.

When should I take the LSAT for fall 2021?

We recommend that you submit your applications between late September and early November. Typically, students applying for regular fall admission take the test during June or September/October of the previous calendar year.

Can I take the LSAT in August?

The LSAT is typically administered nine times per year: January, February, March, April, June, July, September, October, and November. In 2021, the LSAT will be offered 8 times, with tests in August, October, and November, followed by a full slate of LSAT test date options available in 2022 (full calendar below).

LSAT Excuse of the Week: The August 2021 LSAT is too long.

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Is the LSAT getting harder or easier?

PrepTest 81 (June 2017)

It is actually quite remarkable that LSAC is able to keep these scores relatively consistent while administering the test 4 times each year. So, the LSAT tends to be of comparable difficulty, according to results, from administration to administration.

How is the LSAT scored 2021?

The scores of LSAT 2021 will be based on the number of questions answered correctly (which is the raw score). There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers. LSAT 2021 raw scores will be converted into LSAT scale that ranges from 120 to 180, with 120 being the lowest possible score and 180 the highest.

Can you take the LSAT for fun?

Taking the LSAT is fun for some and not so fun for others. For most applicants, the greatest ability to bolster an application is through a competitive score on the LSAT, which is just one factor used in assessing admission. Traditionally, most LSAT scores improve from the first to the second attempt.

How is the LSAT-Flex being scored?

To meet the anticipated demand and the needs of the remote testing solution, LSAT-Flex is composed of three 35-minute scored sections (compared to the four 35-minute scored sections plus an unscored section in the traditional test).

Does the LSAT get curved?

The LSAT is graded on a “curve” so that even if a test was relatively easy or difficult, a 160 on any given test is equivalent to a 160 on any other test. ... When test takers talk about the "curve" of an LSAT, they're usually talking about the number of questions you can get wrong and still get a 170.

What can I have with me during LSAT-Flex?

What am I allowed to have with me during the LSAT?
  • Five blank sheets of scratch paper (lined, unlined, or graphed)
  • Valid, acceptable government-issued ID.
  • One or more writing utensils (standard pencil, mechanical pencil, or ink pen, for example)
  • A highlighter.
  • An eraser (no mechanical erasers or erasers with sleeves)

How long is an LSAT score good for?

An LSAT (or LSAT-Flex) result is reportable for up to five testing years after the testing year in which the score is earned. For information about how many times a test taker may sit for the LSAT, please see Limits on Repeating the LSAT. LSAT testing years run from July 1 through June 30.

What sections are on the LSAT-Flex?

The LSAT-Flex consists of three sections, including one reading comprehension, one analytical reasoning, and one logical reasoning section. All LSAT-Flex test takers are monitored by live remote proctors via the camera and microphone in the test takers' computers.

How long should you study for the LSAT?

For most students, a three-month period of preparation (of approximately 20 hours per week) is a great goal. This is, of course, an estimate; most students are not all students. To find out how much LSAT prep time you're likely to need, we recommend taking a practice LSAT to get a baseline score.

Is August LSAT a flex?

Due to the transition from the LSAT-Flex to the LSAT for the August administration, scores will be released on September 10 to allow for a smooth process for managing all of the scored and unscored data streams.

Is the LSAT online 2022?

About the Test Format

Given the expressed preference of the substantial majority of test takers, LSAC will continue to provide the LSAT in an online, live remote-proctored format through June 2022. The June 2022 LSAT will be administered in four sections. Learn more about the test format.

Is the November LSAT too late?

You will receive your November LSAT score at the beginning of December, likely too late to apply early to law school, but just in time to make most school's hard deadlines. ... If the November LSAT will allow you the most time to prep, then definitely go for it!

Is the August LSAT disclosed?

The list of disclosed and nondisclosed administrations changes each year. In non-pandemic times, there are normally three disclosed administrations: A late spring exam (usually June in past years). An early fall administration (such as August or September).

What did Obama get on the LSAT?

Barack Obama LSAT Score

Though not conclusive, we can predict that President Barack Obama scored somewhere between the 94th – 98th percentile on his LSAT. Converting his approximated LSAT percentile to today's grading system would give him about a 170 LSAT score.

Is 157 a good LSAT score?

Among the 192 law schools ranked by U.S. News & World Report in 2019, the average median LSAT score was 156. If we were to speak about a good LSAT score in very broad terms, 157 or above would be a reasonable place to start. Anything above 160 is not a bad LSAT score.

Are people doing better on LSAT-Flex?

When the data on the 2020 testing year came out, it showed that test-takers performed a bit better, on average, on LSAT-Flex than test-takers had on the in-person, 5-section tests from 2019.

Is getting a 160 on the LSAT hard?

Once your brain gets in that rhythm, it will run very efficiently, and you'll find that your scores will increase. There's no secret to getting a 160 on the LSAT. It just takes hard work. But, more than that, it takes smart work.

What month is the hardest LSAT?

You'll look at my LSAT PrepTest Raw Score Conversion Charts and calculations of what it takes to get an LSAT score of 160 or 170. Using that data, you'll find that the December exam consistently has the easiest "curve," and the June exam consistently has the hardest.