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Is the LSAT similar to the ACT and what is the average scores for it?

Is the LSAT have a similar concept to the ACT? What is a normal or average score on the LSAT? #College #LSAT

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Sendil’s Answer

From your raw scores, the LSAT is graded on a scale from 120-180. The average LSAT score is about 150. To get into a top 14 law school, you need to score above 162, and to get into a top 50 law school, you need 154 or above.
Thank you comment icon Thank you very much! Mallory
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Komal’s Answer

The ACT is said to be based more on prior knowledge. Sure, many people take a course and study for the exam, but the content of the test is based on what you have already been taught in school. The LSAT, on the other hand, is a learning-based test. What I mean by that is the content in the exam is not based on something that you may have learned before. The exam tests you on how well you can learn and master the test and the skillset within it. Law schools want to know you as a student and this test displays how committed the candidate is to obtain the best score to gain admission into the best law school.
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Deniz’s Answer

In terms of practice and structure, entrance exams can have similarities, such as having sections and a time limit and a short break. In terms of the content, the LSAT is quite different from college entrance exams because the vocabulary base expected of you is much higher than what is expected of a high school student or someone preparing for undergraduate education since law school is given as a grad school education. LSAT is most similar to I would say to GMAT (except for the Math part, which LSAT doesn't have), and it is expected that you perform in the following sections:

1) 2 Logical Reasoning (LR)sections: This accounts for 50% of your LSAT score and thus appears to be the most relevant part of LSAT. One LR section consists of 26 questions and the other 25 questions.

2) Reading Comprehension: This section is the most similar to what you can encounter in the ACT (and SAT). However, the given passages are denser and require extreme attention to detail.

3) Logic Games: This section is unique to LSAT and probably the one that requires the most practice. It is tough to describe it in a sentence, but basically, you are given four different games and their respective rules, and you need to solve them by sketching a diagram to answer the questions.

The score range for LSAT is 120-180, 180 being the highest. When you're doing mock exams in hardcopy, there will be chart right next to the answer page wheer you can calculate your own score by counting the mistakes you have had.

Thank you comment icon Deniz, Thank you for such detail, it was greatly appreciated. Mallory
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