A: The best way is online, via the ETS website. You can also sign up by phone.
A: It depends on where you live, but testing is available throughout the year (seven days per week in some locations) at test centers around the world.
A: Reviewing the websites of the degree programs you are considering should give you a realistic idea. Most programs report average LSAT scores for accepted students rather than LSAT minimum requirements for applicants.
A: No, applicants to law schools in the United States and Canada take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).
A: In most cases, yes.
A: The majority of quantitative and verbal questions are multiple choice, but there are a few other types, such as numeric entry on the quantitative section. The analytical writing section requires essay writing only.
A: $205, unless you're in China, where it costs $220.70.
A: The LSAT is owned and administered by Educational Testing Service (ETS), one of the world's largest non-profit testing organizations.
A: We suggest the Official Guide to the LSAT General Test, published by ETS. However, students must understand that books alone are usually insufficient, and optimal scores almost always require professional instruction.
A: The LSAT includes an analytical writing section, two verbal reasoning sections, and two quantitative reasoning sections. The test is scored from 130 to 170 each for verbal and quantitative and 0 to 6 for analytical writing.
A: Five years from the date of the test.
A: Scores are available 10-15 days after the test.
A: The ETS Official Guide includes four official practice tests, and additional official practice materials are available from the online store on the ETS website. Private test prep firms publish unofficial practice tests, which are often available free of charge.
A: At least 2-3 months. We suggest that students begin their preparation by taking a diagnostic LSAT, and using the results to plan their study.