Nathan and Ben insist that aptitude for the LSAT isn’t necessarily a sign that you should become a lawyer.
LSAT Demon student Rafael fears that he doesn’t have a compelling personal statement topic. He’s a senior in college with limited work experience and some student club involvement. Is he overthinking things?
To climb a mountain, first take one step. To score 170, first answer one question. Nathan and Ben tell listener Dom not to let his long-term goals distract him from the steps he must take to achieve them. Don’t try to score 170. Slow down and get one more question right. Then another. Then another.
LSAT Demon student Jacob writes in with a bunch of questions about his LSAT study and law school applications. Ben and Nathan discuss why you shouldn’t wait to start taking timed sections and shouldn’t focus on a single section before moving on to the others.
Former LSAT Demon student Jackson Lanning joins Nathan to discuss his LSAT success story. He scored a 172 after studying with the Demon and will be attending UVA School of Law starting in the fall.
Former LSAT Demon student Jennifer joins Nathan to share her LSAT success story and offer words of encouragement and advice to other students.
The guys discuss law school applications and rejections.
Listener Vee is solid on Logic Games but has trouble finishing Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension sections within the 35-minute time limit. The guys explain that speed comes naturally with improved understanding.
Demon student Daeisha heard that the number of June LSAT registrants was down 50% compared to last year. Does this mean that the 2022–2023 admission cycle will be less competitive?
Listener Jayson asks the guys for advice on his LSAT prep timeline while he currently works full time as a paralegal.
Listener Shavar will be 29 this year and wonders if his age will be an issue during the law school application process.
Listener F is debating whether to apply to law school in the fall of their senior year or to wait until after graduation.
Is it possible to improve by 20+ points by September? The guys weigh in.
Demon student Anthony has been studying for over eight hours every day and is worried that he will soon run out of official LSAT questions to practice.
Student Boomer shares two quotes that he finds especially helpful during his LSAT Prep.
Demon student Carina asks the guys to weigh in on some dubious advice she received at a law school open house.
Demon teachers and rising 3Ls Rebecca and Matt take over the pod to discuss whether studying for the LSAT prepares students for law school.
Ben and Nathan explain that the LSAT requires a different kind of reading.
Prestige vs scholarships, which should you choose? Tune in to find out!
Listener Jonathan is a DACA recipient who worries whether his status may prevent him from earning a full-ride scholarship. Is this worry valid? Tune in to find out!
Is there a point of diminishing returns when it comes to your LSAT score? Tune in to find out!
Demon tutor Francesca is joined by student Brandon to share a useful strategy for Reading Comprehension.
Listener Nicole plans to start studying with LSAT Demon and wonders whether to take practice tests with three or four sections after she builds her LSAT foundation. Ben and Nathan want to make one thing clear: Timed practice tests are part of building your LSAT foundation. All students should start taking timed sections and reviewing them right away.
U.S. News & World Report has released their 2023 law school rankings. Several schools, including Harvard, have shifted in rank. How might this news affect schools’ reputations and admissions decisions? Spoiler: It won’t. Tune in to hear Nathan’s and Ben’s thoughts!
Listener Brenda has a question about letters of recommendation: Do the dates on these letters matter? The short answer is no—and that’s because the letters themselves don’t matter much to law school admissions. Brenda should focus her attention on what actually matters and apply with her best LSAT score at the beginning of the cycle.
Listener G works full-time for a university while also studying for the LSAT. The daily grind of working plus studying has left G feeling burnt out to the point that they have thought about quitting their job to focus on the LSAT. But would quitting reflect poorly on G when applying to law school at the same university they currently work for? Tune in to hear Ben’s and Nathan’s thoughts!
An anonymous student asks for suggestions on how to improve their concentration on boring Reading Comprehension passages. The guys recommend slowing down and digesting one sentence at a time. They also announce the launch of a new meditation feature designed to improve concentration and promote healthy study breaks while drilling LSAT questions in the Demon.
Rachel Gezerseh, author of The Law Career Playbook, joins Ben and Nathan to share wisdom with aspiring lawyers. Tune in to find out why you should start networking before law school and how to figure out what area of the law is the best fit for you.
Is a consistent study environment necessary for test-day success? Listener Zach plans to take the April LSAT in a new location. Ben and Nathan advise: Don’t give the LSAT so much power.
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