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Free Fox LSAT consultation

  • 15th April 201415/04/14
  • By Nathan Fox
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If you’re thinking about law school, I can save you a ton of time, money, and headache. The first step is a quick conversation about where you’re at and where you hope to go. Usually, in just a matter of minutes, I can show students a much clearer path toward their law school dream. Stop banging your head against the wall and let me help!

To get the ball rolling, all you have to do is fill out this form. I’ll be delighted to get in touch.

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Free practice LSAT tests in San Francisco

  • 22nd March 201422/03/14
  • By Nathan Fox
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Please join my current LSAT students as they sit for a real, timed LSAT test. Afterward, you can ask me (and them!) whatever questions you might have about the LSAT, my classes, and the entire law school admissions process.

All tests located at 345 Stockton Street (Grand Hyatt Hotel), San Francisco.

Space is limited, so sign up now. Email me, nathan@foxlsat.com, if you have any questions.

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Which GPA will law schools look at?

  • 22nd March 201422/03/14
  • By Nathan Fox
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Quick question from one of my readers:

Before I transferred into a 4 year school, my GPA at a community college was 2.5. However, at my 4 year school, my GPA is a 3.6. Which GPA will law schools look at?

The short answer is “neither.” When you apply to law school, you will submit transcripts from both your community college and your 4-year school to the LSAC’s Credential Assembly Service. The LSAC will then aggregate the two. Keep in mind that even if you have only one transcript, your “LSAC GPA” might not match the GPA on your transcript.  The LSAC makes some adjustments to certain grades in order to account for things like honors classes, pass-fail classes, and differing school policies on how a class that’s retaken should affect GPA.

Please don’t overthink this. Just go ahead and submit your transcripts to LSAC, and let them do the work of figuring out your official LSAC GPA. There’s not a lot you can do about it anyway, so save the brain cells and get back to studying the LSAT… which is a much more powerful factor than GPA in any case.

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Free LSAT Logical Reasoning Class this Saturday

  • 5th March 20145/03/14
  • By Nathan Fox
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I’m doing another of my free LSAT lessons this Saturday from noon-4 pm at Santa Clara University.  The room is Kenna 102, and all materials are provided.  Please help spread the word, and I hope to see you there!

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Should I take the February 2013 LSAT? Or postpone it?

  • 28th January 201428/01/14
  • By Nathan Fox
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We’re in the homestretch for those planning to take the February 2013 LSAT, and I’m getting lots of inquiries from nervous candidates wondering if they should take the test or postpone it. If you’re preparing properly, it boils down to a fairly easy decision: Are you happy with your practice test scores, or not?

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Free LSAT Logic Games boot camp Sunday 1/26

  • 14th January 201414/01/14
  • By Nathan Fox
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Everybody needs help with the LSAT’s Logic Games; fortunately, it’s the easiest part of the LSAT to learn. On Sunday, January 26 at Santa Clara University I’ll be teaching a *free* three-hour course in Logic Games. Here’s the flyer:

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Since there’s no football, why not spend a few hours upping your Game(s)?

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Only your highest LSAT score counts

  • 8th January 20148/01/14
  • By Nathan Fox
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It’s amazing how persistent bad information can be. Hardly a week goes by where I don’t get an email like the following:

I’ve heard from other students that if you take the LSAT more than twice, law schools won’t consider you a candidate. Is that true? I’ve heard from others that they average both of your scores.

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Apply to law school for free? Just ask!

  • 8th January 20148/01/14
  • By Nathan Fox
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Just a quick note from one of my LSAT students who asked for (and received!) several application fee waivers this cycle:

Thanks for the help with my fee waiver memo. I got waivers at Duke, Georgetown, Boston University, Cornell, University of Virginia, American, and Columbia. I also got a few more fee waivers after my LSAT scores posted. Definitely saved me over $1000. Got snubbed by NYU, Fordham, Stanford, UC Berkeley. They all encouraged me to apply for a need based fee waiver through their website. 

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I got a 150; Should I retake the LSAT?

  • 17th December 201317/12/13
  • By Nathan Fox
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I get angsty emails each December, as law school prospects decide whether to apply now or retake the LSAT, putting their applications off for another year. Here’s one, from Angela S., a student in my online class:

I got my LSAT score back a few months ago, and I got a disappointing 150. I had been testing between 153-156 steadily and my last test before the big test was a 157! (My starting point had been a 140.) I’ve been having a hard time with deciding to re-take or not. The LSAT bracket I am in is 149-153 for LSAC, and say I retook it and got a 155 or 156, I would only move up one more bracket…. I know there are some schools that I could do really well at, but they would never even look at my application because of my LSAT score. 

Short answer: Hell yes, you should retake! Nobody wants to put off law school for another year, but you absolutely should not let one bad day determine the entire course of your professional and financial future.

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