As we move deeper into 2020’s cycle of tests, Jon and Dave take a look at the February LSAT’s content, discussing how things played out and precisely what students faced while sitting for it. In addition to the tests day’s ups and downs, there’s also an estimation of the exam’s overall difficulty and what that meant for the final scoring scale.
0:00 – Intro. What’s on the drink menu for this sunny weather and a featured Hozier song is on the playlist.
5:46 – This week in the LSAT world. LSAC’s Podcast #16: Keeping Up to Data – February 2020. Applicants are up 0.7%, applications up 1.5%, with 60% of the numbers in. Applications to Canadian schools are up 7.4%, while applicants to Canadian schools are up 2.4%.
The February 2020 LSAT
11:42 The bad news is the good news: A lot less of it this time!
20:25 Overall test info and general impressions. Overall the test was challenging, but not abnormally so.
24:56 Logic Games Discussion
28:02 This was a new test—but the questions have all been previously tested.
31:26 Reading Comp. No experimentals, hard but not overwhelming.
36:37 Logical Reasoning
41:37 Scale Prediction
53:12 Score release is Tuesday, March 17th at 9:00 AM which is Saint Patrick’s Day. If you keep your score, don’t forget the Writing Sample! Episode 15 is all about the Writing Sample and is definitely worth listening to.
54:44 Outro. Be sure to subscribe, leave us a rating, and send us any questions or topics you’d like us to cover in a future episode: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for listening!