The 7 Best Online LSAT Prep Courses
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- The best LSAT online course depends on your learning style.
- Many courses offer score improvement guarantees
- You can take the LSAT online through June 2022.
If you want to get into a good law school, you likely need to score at least 150 on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Average scores have hovered around 150 over the last few years. If you want to go to a highly ranked school, you probably need a 160 or even a 170.
The right preparation for the LSAT can help you work toward the score you want. This guide breaks down seven different LSAT prep courses to help you find a good fit.
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1. LSAC: Official LSAT Provider
The free version of the official Law School Admission Council (LSAC) prep course is hosted at Khan Academy, while the paid version is housed at the LSAC LawHub. The free version diagnoses what you already know — highlighting your strengths and weaknesses — and provides you with a personalized study plan.
The paid course offers two full-length, three-section official LSAT practice tests. Users receive instant scoring feedback and can work their way through both self-paced and simulated exams.
- Official LSAT Prep: Free
- Official LSAT Prep Plus: $99
2. The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review offers several LSAT prep courses. The most popular option is the LSAT 165+ program, which guarantees users a score of 165 or higher. Students can also work through a self-paced program or opt for private tutoring.
The self-paced course — the least expensive option — includes over 150 hours of recorded lectures and classes. Students can work through 1,800 pages of LSAT study materials and access all publicly released LSATs from years past.
- Self-Paced LSAT Prep Course: $799
- Fundamentals Course: $1,049 (also available in person)
- LSAT 165+: $1,699 (also available in person)
LSATMax's prep course features over 400 hours of recorded lectures, 90 prep tests, and instructors who scored in the 99th percentile on their own tests. The course only uses practice questions from actual past versions of the LSAT. Each recorded lecture uses a virtual whiteboard to help users grasp the content.
The LSATMax app also uses analytics to tell students which topics and areas they should focus on when studying.
- LSATMax 180 (6 Months): $995
- LSATMax 365 (12 Months): $1,495
- LSATMax Lifetime: $1,995
Kaplan, a well-known standardized test prep company, offers multiple LSAT courses online. The least expensive option is self-paced and offers comprehensive recorded video preparation for the LSAT. It also features a customized study plan for each user, helping to keep them on track for exam day.
The program provides over 300 quizzes, more than 60 practice tests, and a set of Kaplan LSAT prep books.
- On-Demand Self-Paced Course: $700
- Live Online Course: $1,200
- Online Bootcamp: $3,900
Magoosh's LSAT prep course offers more than 7,000 official LSAT practice questions and several timed and full-length practice tests. More than 800 of these questions include video explanations as answers. Magoosh also offers a money-back guarantee, stating that all users will improve their LSAT score by at least five points if they complete the course.
The company maintains a team that provides 24/7 email support for students.
- LSAT Premium (1 Month): $279
- LSAT Premium (12 Months): $2,148
Blueprint's LSAT prep courses feature a proprietary study plan tool that creates a customized LSAT study calendar for each student. The program also features video explanations for practice questions and an interface that mirrors the test day experience.
Blueprint provides a score increase guarantee. Students who complete certain requirements and do not score higher on the LSAT than their first practice exam get their money back.
- Self-Paced Course (1-12 Month Plans): $249-$1,499
- Live Online Course (4 Months): $1,499
7Sage's LSAT prep course features a community of thousands of learners all studying for the same test. As such, the course's forums are among its best features. The course boasts an average improvement rate of 11 points on test day.
Developed by two graduates of Harvard Law School, the program also features thousands of practice questions, many of which include detailed explanation videos for the answers.
- Monthly Prep: $69/month
- 12 Month Prep: $599
Can You Take the LSAT Test Online?
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, LSAC currently allows students to take the test online. The live, online, proctored version of the LSAT offers a 10-minute break between the second and third sessions. Students can take the online version of the test through June 2022.
The traditional version of the LSAT includes three scored sections and a fourth unscored section. LSAC eliminated the unscored version during the height of the pandemic but added it back in August 2021.
Students can sign up for LSAT test dates on LSAC's website.
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