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Everything You Need to Know About the LSAT-Flex

COVID-19 has been changing the norms of our everyday lives, including the law school admissions process. Trying to grab a spot to take the LSAT or other examinations may be tedious due to the constant last-minute cancellations for testing centers. In order to accommodate the stay-at-home orders and avoid the inevitable cancellations, the Law School Admissions Council has released the LSAT-Flex, an online version of the LSAT taken at the comfort of your own home! In case you’re just starting to familiarize yourself with the LSAT-Flex, we’ve put together this quick guide with everything you need to know.

Technical Requirements

The LSAT-Flex must be taken on a laptop or computer. The testing software is not available on phones, tablets, or Google Chromebooks. To make sure your laptop or computer meets all of the technical requirements, go here: https://support.proctoru.com/hc/en-us/articles/115011772748-Equipment-Requirements. The LSAT-Flex is administered via a program...

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Law School Basics: From Juris Doctor to Attorney

So, you’re thinking about a career as an attorney. Perhaps you dream of standing before a judge and jury, passionately advocating on behalf of your client. Or, maybe you dream of making BigLaw money and closing deals as part of a Mergers and Acquisitions team. While different types of legal careers can vary widely in form and substance, they share one common starting place: law school.

What is a J.D.? 

In the United States, the most common path to working as an attorney begins with obtaining a postgraduate law degree, called a J.D., or Juris Doctor. Most states require a J.D. in order to obtain a legal license. Postgraduate degrees, including the J.D., are earned after a bachelor’s degree. So, to become an attorney, students must generally complete both a four year bachelor’s degree and a three year law degree. [1] 

People with undergraduate degrees in any major can go to law school and earn a J.D., so long as they take the Law School...

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