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#351

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.

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#350

The LSAT Is Here to Stay (Ep. 350)

The ABA has recently announced a recommendation to allow “test optional” policies for law school admission. Ben and Nathan share their thoughts and explain why the LSAT isn’t going anywhere.

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#349

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.

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#348

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.”

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#347

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.

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#346

Get Greedy with Your LSAT (Ep. 346)

If you want to go to law school for free, you have to start getting greedy with your LSAT. Tune in to hear tips on Logical Reasoning, scholarship negotiation, and more!

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#345

Read Sentences, Not Passages (Ep. 345)

If you want to improve at LSAT Reading Comprehension, remember what your job is: Read the sentences, not the passage.

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#344

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.

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#343

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.

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#342

LSAC Acquires Law School Transparency (Ep. 342)

What does LSAC’s recent acquisition mean for the future of Law School Transparency? Tune in this week for an eye-opening interview with LST founder Kyle McEntee.

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#341

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.

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#340

Should You Go to Law School? (Ep. 340)

It takes a “special type of crazy” to really enjoy doing the work of a lawyer. Make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into before deciding to embark on a three-year quest for a JD.

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#339

GPA First, LSAT Second (Ep. 339)

If you’re an undergraduate student earning anything less than straight A’s, you don’t need to be thinking about the LSAT yet. Now is your opportunity to maximize your GPA.

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#338

Read Like a Lawyer (Ep. 338)

Ben and Nathan take another dive into the listener mailbag and answer questions about law school admissions.

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#337

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.

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