LSAT Engine Strategy Blog

We've organized all of our blog posts into categories to make them easier to browse.

LSAT Tips:

When to Start Studying for the LSAT – Creating a Study Plan that Works for You!

Here's a guide (with a downloadable PDF) to answer one of the most commonly asked questions from students: when should I get started and how long should I plan to study?

Definitive Guide to Guessing on the LSAT

When you're out of time and you have to guess on a few questions, this strategy is up to 50% better than picking a random letter.

9 Study Tips for the LSAT

Tips and tricks to maximize the time you spend studying.

LSAT Prep Plus (and Why You Need It)

We explain LSAC's new LSAT Prep Plus subscription service for practicing with official LSAT PrepTests on the official digital LSAT interface.

A Crash Course to the Writing Sample (with Video!)

A thorough and methodical approach to the Writing Sample at the end of the LSAT.

Understanding the LSAT Curve

An explanation of the way that the LSAT is curved and the ways in which people discuss that curve.

5 Tips to Master Logic Games

Five must-know tips to help you score higher on the Logic Games section of the LSAT.

How to Overcome an LSAT Score Plateau

If your hard work has stopped translating into score increases, here are some tips to help you overcome an LSAT score plateau.

Everything You Need to Know About LSAC Score Preview

LSAC is now offering students a preview of their score (for a price) before it's official. We discuss the pros and cons of this new option.

What to do the Day Before and Morning of the LSAT

The big day is almost coming up, and you may feel the urge to go crazy cramming the night before the LSAT. Don’t do that, but do this instead.

How I Studied for the LSAT While Working Full-Time

Here's some LSAT prep advice from a former student, Deanie, who has first-hand experience studying while working full-time (she scored a 171).

How To Use Your Summer to Dominate the LSAT

Here are some of the best steps you can take to ensure you maximize your summertime to prepare for the upcoming LSAT exams.

How A Multi-Day Online LSAT Works

The multi-day Online LSAT administration is the new normal until at least June 2022. Here’s how it went down in August 2021.

LSAT vs GRE - Which one should you take?

A comparison of the LSAT and the GRE for law school admissions.

Everything You Need to Know About the Digital LSAT

From the new interface to the important transition date (July 2019), here’s everything that you need to know about the big switch.

LSAT-Flex and COVID-19

COVID-19 cancels the March 2020 LSAT and moves the April 2020 LSAT. For the first time, the test will be offered online. Read here to find out about some important changes.

Debriefing the First Online LSAT

The first-ever online LSAT is in the books! We’ve spoken with our students across the country who sat for the exam earlier this week and put this debrief together from their experiences.

The New State of the LSAT (2021-2022 Dates)

Here's a list of upcoming LSAT administration dates for the 2021-2022 academic year, as well as a discussion of upcoming changes to the LSAT-Flex format.

LSAT Moving Forward (2021 to June 2022)

Here's what's new about the upcoming August LSAT – these changes will be in effect until at least June of 2022.

Law School Application Process:

Law School Application Checklist (with printable PDF)

A handy checklist to keep you organized while you get your applications together.

8 Best FREE Resources for Law School Applicants

Some of the best resources for making good admissions decisions.

A Crash Course to the Personal Statement

A helpful resource for putting together your best personal statement.

A Guide to the Law School Resume

An outline to help you assemble an impressive law school resume.

Letters of Recommendation for Law School

How to get the most out of your letters of recommendation.

Law School Application Fee Waivers

An overview of the different types of fee waivers available to law school applicants.

Should You Apply Early Decision to Law School?

Some things to consider when thinking about applying early.

Best Tips for Getting Off the Waitlist

Some great advice for improving your chances of getting accepted off of a Law School's waitlist.

How to Make a Law School Application List

A system to help you stay organized during application season by creating a personalized list of law schools.

Regional vs National Law Schools

Consider the relative costs and benefits of regional law schools vs. national law schools.

Law School Diversity Statement

Applying to law school? Learn about writing a diversity statement here.

5 Tips for Picking the Right Law School For You

Law school is a big commitment. For those currently in the decision-making process, we have some tips to help you move toward the right choice.

A Guide to Attending a Law School Fair

A list of helpful tips for attending law school fairs.

Here’s What I Wish I Knew Series:

Advice from A Current 1L

Here's some law school advice from our resident 1L, Guillermo, who is currently working on his JD at Loyola Law School.

1L from a 2L Perspective

Here's some law school advice from our resident 2L, Hayley, who is currently completing her JD at Fordham University.

2L from a 3L Perspective

Here's some law school advice from our resident 3L, Daniel, who is currently completing his JD at the University of Southern California.

Law School Application Hacks from a Pre-Law Advisor Series:

Personal Statements Aren’t Easy but Here’s How to Write a Strong One

A guest post on writing personal statements from an expert who has helped hundreds of students apply to law school.

How to Choose A Law School and Minimize Risk

A guest post on how to choose a law school from an expert who has helped hundreds of students apply to law school.

About LSAT Engine:

Bruin Businesses Q&A With LSAT Engine Co-Founder Josh Lord

Co-Founder Josh Lord discusses LSAT Engine with UCLA's Bruin Businesses.

NBLSA x LSAT Engine Partnership

LSAT Engine is pleased to announce a new partnership with the National Black Law Student Association!

Juno x LSAT Engine Partnership

LSAT Engine and Juno have partnered up to provide students with collective bargaining power for generating and refinancing student loans.

Posted: 2-6-2022