Diversity in Law School Admissions (Sydney Montgomery) (Ep. 415)
Sydney Montgomery returns to Thinking LSAT to share her insights into what the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action means for applicants of color.
Building Confidence in Reading Comprehension (Ep. 413)
LSAT Demon teacher Chris Murphy joins Nathan to help listeners maximize their potential in RC.
Worlds First, Worlds Always in Logic Games (Ep. 404)
LSAT Demon teacher and Logic Games guru Matt DuMont joins Ben to share some LG wisdom.
Why Are the Guys So Rude? (And Other FAQs) (Ep. 402)
LSAT Demon’s social media lead, Ashley joins Nathan and Ben to share frequently asked questions from internet strangers on our social media.
Top Five Mistakes on 1L Exams, with Angela Vorpahl (Ep. 378)
Ben interviews Angela Vorpahl, a consultant who guides law students through their 1L year.
Making the Most of Law School, with Alison Monahan (Ep. 370)
Ben and Nathan are joined by special guest Alison Monahan, cofounder of Law School Toolbox.
The 2x Rule for Law School Rankings (Ep. 361)
On this week’s episode, Ben and Nathan rebrand their “100% rule” as the “2x rule” for law school rankings. The guys also discuss how to study like someone scoring in the 170s, advise a struggling student not to let the LSAT dominate their life, and write a GPA addendum.
A Score Release Lovefest (Ep. 358)
June LSAT scores have been released, and lots of Demon students are riding high. Today on the show, Ben and Nathan share a bucketload of inspiring LSAT success stories submitted by listeners. They also discuss LSAT prep timelines and answer some law school admission questions.
Advice for International Applicants (Ep. 351)
Today on the show, Nathan and Ben offer advice to an international student who describes his lack of proficiency in English as a barrier to achieving his desired LSAT score. In keeping with the international theme, the guys answer another listener’s questions about law school scholarships for international applicants.
LSAT Dwarfs GPA in Admissions Formulas (Ep. 349)
The LSAT is arguably the best predictor of your success in law school. It’s no wonder that law schools weigh the LSAT heavily in the admissions process. But just how much weight is an applicant’s LSAT score given relative to their UGPA? Nathan and Ben analyze the index formulas used by law schools and share a surprising realization.
Don’t Bank on Loan Forgiveness, with Derek Brainard (Ep. 348)
Today on the show, Ben and Nathan are joined by financial advisor Derek Brainard to help educate students on the realities of law school debt and loan forgiveness programs. But before that, the guys roast a Pearls vs. Turds submission regarding the correlation-to-causation flaw. They also tackle another Logical Reasoning question from PrepTest 73 and denounce a law school “scammership.”
How You Study Matters More (Ep. 347)
The guys answer listener questions about whether it’s ever worth skipping answer choices to save time on the LSAT, how scholarship offers vary with law school rankings, and more. Plus, they announce a Demon discount for university pre-law societies and roast a marketing email from a law school.
Find Your Niche with Judy the YouTube Lawyer (Ep. 344)
On today's episode, Ben and Nathan interview Judy the YouTube Lawyer, and talk through different areas of law you might want to practice.
How to Network Before Law School with Rachel Gezerseh (Ep. 343)
Finding a job after law school doesn’t have to be stressful. Learn to get a leg up with today's guest, Rachel Gezerseh.
High LSAT: The Solution to All Problems? (Ep. 341)
It might not solve all life’s problems, but a high LSAT score is the closest thing to a panacea for law school application troubles.
Law School Finances with an Actual Economist (Ep. 337)
On this week’s episode, Ben and Nathan interview Harvard-trained economist Laurence J. Kotlikoff! But first, the guys answer a bucketload of listener emails about LSAT strategies, law school admissions, undergraduate majors, GPAs, and more.
The Only LSAT Affirmation You'll Ever Need (Ep. 333)
Tune in this week to hear the lowdown on LSAT affirmations, law school scholarships, part-time lawyering (is that a thing?), personal statement topics, and more.
Burn Your Boats, and Focus on the Battle Ahead (Ep. 332)
On today’s episode, Ben and Nathan explain why it’s a good idea to “burn your boats” and go all-in on your LSAT prep if you want to start your legal career on the right foot.
Pearl vs. Turd: First 10 Questions in 10 Minutes? (Ep. 325)
The guys kick off this week’s episode with a discussion of some apoplexy-inducing proctor issues that one November test taker reported. Then, they pick apart a Strengthen question and consider a Pearls vs Turds submission.
The Flawed Argument Flaw and More Statements (Ep. 319)
Ben and Nathan read bad personal statements and call out violations. But first, they tackle a Flaw question and read emails from Demon students finding LSAT success.
A Good Personal Statement and a Frenzy of Violations (Ep. 318)
Ben and Nathan read the best personal statement in weeks followed by a frenzy of violations. But first, the guys tackle a Parallel Reasoning question from PrepTest 73 and dispel a myth about diagramming arguments on the LSAT.
A Pearl and Some Cringeworthy Personal Statements (Ep. 317)
Today on the show, Nathan and Ben uncover a rare pearl of LSAT wisdom. The guys also relay some important announcements from LSAC and review some cringey personal statements.
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