The Saturday administration of the February LSAT is now over, and across the country test takers have gone online and provided us all with their views of the exam. Collecting those insights gives us a reasonable estimation of how the test went and which sections were real. Of course, we are not allowed to say anything too specific about the exam—LSAC is serious about test security—but we'll try to give you enough information here to allow for an informed perspective on what was scored and what was experimental.

Also, we ask that you please be considerate of disclosure rules in the comments below. It's fine to note general impressions about the test, or to speak of actual topics encountered like the subject of a game or passage, but anything more detailed than that is asking for trouble (so no answer choice discussions, for example).

Now, to the test.

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Topics: LSAT Prep

With the LSAT just around the corner, you may be taking a look at how your prep is going and thinking that you are simply not ready for the test. There's no shame in this; in fact, knowing when you are or are not ready for the LSAT shows a great deal of self-awareness and respect for your law school application. 

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Topics: LSAT Prep

A question I often receive is, “Should I do a set of warm up questions the morning of the LSAT to get into the right frame of mind?" The idea is that by doing questions prior to the start of the LSAT you will be ready to hit the ground running once the test begins, and that will produce the best possible score. In theory it sounds like a good idea, but does it really work, and should you try it?

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Topics: LSAT Test Mentality, LSAT Prep

There's less than a week to go before the February 2016 LSAT, and students, I imagine yourself included, are in full-on practice test mode. This is a good thing: you need to get acclimated, and timed practice tests are the way to do it.

With that in mind, many wonder where they can best replicate the test day experience. Let's explore some options.

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Topics: LSAT Prep

Are you stressed out about the LSAT? Do you dread taking practice tests? Or how about scoring a practice test? Don't kid yourself. Everyone suffers from some degree of test anxiety. It's only natural, and having a healthy recognition of the gravity of the test can be a very helpful motivator. But let me talk to you for a moment about an LSAT prep superpower you probably don't even know you have. 

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Topics: LSAT Test Mentality, LSAT Prep