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#379

No Personal Statement? No Problem (Ep. 379)

Ben and Nathan review a law school’s streamlined application process that doesn’t require a personal statement or letters of recommendation.

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#378

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.

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#377

What's My Score Range? (Ep. 377)

Ben and Nathan discuss LSAT score ranges and why your confidence in your ability shouldn’t rise and fall with your practice test scores.

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#376

It Pays to Get Greedy (Ep. 376)

Ben and Nathan celebrate Demon students’ successes on the October LSAT—and encourage more students to retake the test.

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#375

Logic Games Aren’t Changing Soon (Ep. 375)

Ben and Nathan discuss LSAC’s upcoming Analytical Reasoning Field Study and assure listeners that the Logic Games aren’t changing anytime soon.

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#374

Do LSAT Scores Correlate with IQ? (Ep. 374)

Nathan and Ben discuss how the LSAT differs from other tests of IQ and why it’s possible to make huge improvements to your LSAT score despite its correlation with IQ.

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#373

Scholarship Negotiation Insights (Ep. 373)

Ben and Nathan take a glimpse behind the curtain at a law school’s approach to scholarship negotiations.

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#372

Only Your Best Score Matters (Ep. 372)

Today on the show, Ben and Nathan discuss why law schools care only about your highest LSAT score—and why that means there’s only upside to retaking the test.

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#371

Escaping Law, with Megan Smiley (Ep. 371)

Nathan and Ben are joined by special guest Megan Smiley, who coaches lawyers seeking to leave legal practice.

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#370

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.

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#369

Dean Z Rejects “Don’t Pay for Law School”

Admissions officers may say that you have to pay for law school. Nathan and Ben disagree.

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#368

Create Your Own Early Decision Program (Ep. 368)

Savvy listeners who applied early this cycle continue to receive scholarship offers.

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#367

Score Release Highs and Lows (Ep. 367)

Today on the pod, Ben and Nathan celebrate two LSAT Demon students who increased their scores by a whopping thirty-one points.

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#366

Let the Scholarship Games Begin (Ep. 366)

Most law schools have begun accepting applications for fall 2023 admission. Nathan and Ben predict when the first scholarship offers of the cycle will come in.

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#365

A Year of Thinking LSAT (Ep. 365)

Listeners can now indulge in an episode of Thinking LSAT every day for a year. Nathan and Ben reflect on some of the hiccups and highlights of their podcasting partnership.

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