The LSAT and GRE
Entrance exams are a very important part of a law school application. All law schools accept Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) scores. Many schools accept the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores as well. The LSAT and GRE are offered as remote exams with virtual proctors.
Remember to check directly with your law schools to verify their application requirements!
|Traditional law school entrance exam||Some law schools began accepting in 2016|
|Timing||5 sections (35 minutes each)||5 sections (30 minutes each)
1 writing section (60 minutes)
|Sections||-Logical Reasoning (starting August 2024, there will be two logical reasoning sections on all LSAT exams)
-Logic Games (starting August 2024, the Logic Games Section will become obsolete)
|4 scored sections and 1 unidentified unscored section||4 scored sections and 1 unidentified unscored section|
|Scoring||Curved score between 120 - 180||Curved score between 260 - 340|
|Important Notes||Please see the attached link for more information on the upcoming changes to the LSAT mentioned above, starting August 2024.||Multi-Stage Test: will adapt to your proficiency|
|More Information||LSAT||PAC's GRE Overview|
If the schools that you are applying to accept both, consider taking a diagnostic exam to see which exam you may feel most comfortable taking.
Similar to other parts of the law school application process, it is important to check the school’s website to verify each school’s requirements.