LSAT Introduction

The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is standardized test taken as a part of admission process in US, Canada as well as certain developing countries. This test is condusted four times each year at certain predesignated testing centers throughout the world consuming almost half a day of the test taker. It provides a standard measure of acquired reading and verbal reasoning skills that law schools can use as one of several factors in assessing applicants.

There are certain countries as United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and some other countries where the law test is taken on Saturday. This is except for the month of June, when it is generally administered on a Monday. For Saturday Sabbath observers, the test is also conducted on a weekday following Saturday administrations in certain countries.

Many law schools require that the LSAT should be taken in the month of December for admission in the winter session. However it is recommended that the test is taken earlier-in June or September&mdash.

Information about the LSAT Exam

The LSAT exam includes five sections and also includes one writing test. The scoring of the test is only based on four sections which are reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and two logical reasoning sections. The fifth section i.e.. The writing section is a variable section and is an unscored section and it is sent to the school in which student takes admission.

The test is obejctive type thereby, all the sections of multiple-choice questions. 35 minutes is given for solving each section. The total number of questions sum upto 101. The reading section includes 27 questions, while the analytical reasoning section consists of 25 questions. There are two logical reasoning sections; both of them consist of 25 questions each. The variable section, or the writing section consists of about 25 questions.

Initially raw scores are given on the basis of your attempt to correct answers. Then the raw scores are graded and converted on a scale of 120 − 180. Also percentile score is given with other scores. The writing section is not evaluated. It is imaged and sent as it is, to the law colleges.

The LSAT exam is an important exam for your career. Therefore, you should take it seriously and prepare well for the test.