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No. There are currently no plans to score the writing samples from LSAT Writing.
Yes. Each candidate will have an opportunity to read their writing sample immediately after completing the exam. Candidates will also have the opportunity to view their writing sample after it has been processed by LSAC for inclusion in Law School Reports...
No. Candidates are only required to have one writing sample on file in order to complete a Law School Report. Writing samples may be from either a previous LSAT administration or from an administration of LSAT Writing.
Yes. Every candidate will be required to present a valid government-issued photo ID at the beginning of the exam. Please note that by law, US military IDs cannot be photographed and thus cannot be used for this purpose.
Most schools use LSAT candidate writing samples as a part of the admission process. However, each school uses writing samples in its own way. LSAC expects that schools will rely more on the writing sample in the future since writing samples from LSAT Writ...
HAS THE STRUCTURE OF THE WRITING SAMPLE CHANGED? No. LSAT Writing will use the same decision-prompt structure that candidates and schools are already familiar with from previous LSAT administrations. This structure is specifically designed to elicit the...
The secure proctoring platform uses input from the webcam, microphone, and screen of the candidate's own computer to ensure that the writing sample is the candidate's own work, and that the candidate is not receiving any inappropriate assistance. Prior to...
LSAT Writing is WCAG 2.0 AA compliant, In the event that candidates with disabilities require additional accommodation to access LSAT Writing, they are encouraged to contact an LSAC Disability Customer Service Representative at accom@LSAC.org or 215.966.6...
Based on input from law schools, LSAC will retain the current policy of providing admission professionals with access to candidates' three most recent writing samples. This policy will be applied uniformly to writing samples produced during pencil-and-pap...
All candidates must have at least one writing sample on file--either from an earlier paper-and-pencil administration of the LSAT or from LSAT Writing--in order to have their Law School Report (which is a compilation of the candidate's undergraduate and gr...
Candidate Relations Contact Number: 215.968.1001 Candidate Relations Email Address: LSACinfo@lsac.org Call Center Hours: September to February, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm (ET); March to August, Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:45 pm (...
For information regarding available testing accommodations, visit Accommodations that May Be Available on the LSAT [https://www.lsac.org/lsat/lsac-policy-accommodations-test-takers-disabilities/accommodations-may-be-available-lsat]. Some accommodations th...
If candidates have already taken the LSAT, they have the option of taking the writing section again for $15; however, taking the writing section again is not required. If candidates register for the June or July tests, the cost of the writing section is i...
LSAT Writing's interface offers many common word-processing functions, including a spell-check function and the ability to cut, copy, and paste text within candidates' essays. LSAT Writing also includes a variety of accessibility features, such as a font ...
Initial reviews of LSAT Writing videos will be conducted by trained proctors in a secure, supervised environment that does not allow any images to be copied from the videos being reviewed. If a video is flagged for suspicious behavior or test conduct viol...
Input from the candidate's webcam and microphone will be recorded, as well as everything happening on the candidate's screen during the exam. No videos or images from LSAT Writing will be shared with any law schools. However, audio and video data will be ...
LSAT Writing will go live for candidates taking the June LSAT on June 3, 2019--the same day as the LSAT administration. Starting with the June 2019 LSAT administration and for subsequent administrations, candidates will be eligible to take the LSAT Writin...
In many cases, LSAT Writing samples will be processed within a week of completion. However, candidates are advised to allow three weeks for processing before their writing sample can be used to complete a Law School Report.
LSAC developed the LSAT Writing section in response to feedback from test takers. The new approach will shorten the LSAT test day and provide more flexibility for candidates taking the exam, as they can now complete the writing sample at a convenient time...
No. Candidates will be presented with a randomly selected prompt that they have not seen during a previous administration of the LSAT or LSAT Writing.
Yes. STARTING WITH THE JUNE 2019 TEST REGISTRATION PERIOD, candidates will submit requests for accommodations for LSAT Writing at the same time they request accommodations for the LSAT, using the same form. The process for reviewing accommodation requests...