The Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) is an admissions test required for entry to law schools mainly in the US and Canada.
The LSAT comprises four scored multiple-choice sections, an unscored “Variable” section, and an unscored Writing Sample, and is designed to assess skills in the following areas:
|Section I: Reading Comprehension|
Comparison, analysis, synthesis, application of princples and rules, inference, application of ideas and arguments to new contexts, comprehension of challenging material.
|Section II: Analytical Reasoning
Deductive reasoning; reasoning with condition (“if-then”) statements; inference; recognition of logical equivalences
|Section III: Logical Reasoning|
Analysing, evaluating, constructing, and refuting arguments
|Section IV: Writing Sample
Argumentative writing skills: reasoning, clarity, organisation, language use, and writing mechanics.
|Reading Comprehension||26 - 28 multiple choice||35 minutes||120 - 180|
|Analytical Reasoning||22 -24 multiple choice||35 minutes|
|Logical Reasoning 1||24 - 26 multiple choice||35 minutes|
|Logical Reasoning 2||24 - 26 multiple choice||35 minutes|
|Writing Sample||1 essay prompt||35 minutes||Unscored|
|Total||3 hours 45 minutes|
Including 15 minute break
|120 - 180
FREQUENTLY ASKED LSAT QUESTIONS
Which schools require the LSAT?
The following universities recognised by the Singapore Ministry of Law require the LSAT: A further non-exhaustive list of Law schools requiring the LSAT include:
New York University
University of Michigan
University of Chicago
University of Pennsylvania
What is a good LSAT score?
How long is my LSAT score valid for?
How often can I sit for the LSAT?
When is the LSAT held?
When will my results be available?
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