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Living with the LSAT – Your LSAT Life Cycle

Although the LSAT is not the most important part of your law school application file, it is the single most important test. The LSAT generates more stress than any other part of the law school application process. As you go through life different considerations become important at different times. Similarly, as you go through the LSAT stage of your life, different considerations are important at different times.

Life has stages. Your “LSAT Life” has different stages What follows are the stages of your LSAT life and information about the considerations that are important at that stage. Please note most links are to the Law Services site. They and they alone control the rules and regulations surrounding the LSAT. Hence, you should get your information direct from LSAT.

This LSAT blog post is just an attempt to identify the factors that are most important and where to find them. You LSAT life will have a beginning, a middle and an end. What follows are the factors that are most important for each stage.

The Beginning of your LSAT Life – What you need to know Before registering for the LSAT

The Middle of your LSAT Life – What you need to know During the period between registering for the LSAT and taking the LSAT

The End or your LSAT Life – What you need to know After you have taken the LSAT (It’s Over!)

Let’s begin!

The Beginning of Your LSAT Life - What you need to know Before registering for the LSAT

About the LSAT

http://www.lsac.org/JD/LSAT/about-the-LSAT.asp

LSAT test dates, locations and registration deadlines

http://www.lsac.org/JD/LSAT/test-dates-deadlines.asp

Register for the LSAT

http://www.lsac.org/JD/LSAT/about-the-LSAT.asp

Future LSAT test dates

http://www.lsac.org/JD/pdfs/testdateweb.pdf

The Middle of Your LSAT Life - What you need to know During the period between registering for the LSAT and taking the LSAT

Free LSAT Preparation Materials from LSAT – Start your prep with these

http://www.lsac.org/JD/LSAT/lsat-prep-materials.asp

Purchase LSAT prep tests from LSAT

https://os.lsac.org/Release/Shop/Publications.aspx

Should you take an LSAT Preparation Course?

http://lsatbooks.wordpress.com/lsat-prep-courses-and-lsat-tutors/lsat-prep-course-directory/

Withdraw your LSAT test registration – You want out

http://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/withdraw-test-registration.asp

Postpone your LSAT – Change your LSAT test date

http://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/test-date-center-change.asp

Change your LSAT test center

http://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/test-date-center-change.asp

What happens on the day of the LSAT? Rules, regulations, responsibilities

http://www.lsac.org/JD/LSAT/day-of-test.asp

The End of your LSAT Life – What you need to know After you have taken the LSAT (It’s Over!)

How to cancel your LSAT score within the short window period

http://www.lsac.org/JD/LSAT/lsat-cancellation.asp

Understanding your LSAT score

http://www.lsac.org/JD/LSAT/LSAT-score.asp

Should you retake the LSAT? – Considerations from LSAT

http://www.lsac.org/jd/Help/faqs-lsat.asp#retest

Retaking the LSAT – Third party advice – John Richardson

http://www.masteringthelsat.com/category/take-the-lsat/

Post LSAT Traumatic Stress Disorder – The LSAT Therapist (this is not serious)

http://lsattherapist.wordpress.com

And for those of you with particularly complicated LSAT lives and who have special questions and/or require specialty counseling:

Check out the LSAT FAQs – “LSAT on LSAT”

http://www.lsac.org/jd/Help/faqs-lsat.asp

which includes answers to the following considerations:

“Before You Take the Test

Day of the Test

After You Take the Test

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