Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)
Paper-Based Test A half-day, multiple choice standardized test required by all American Bar Association-approved law schools. This exam is designed to measure skills considered essential for success in law school: reading comprehension, analytical reasoning and logical reasoning skills.
Test Dates: Available online at LSAT's Web site
Registration: These exams are given by appointment only. Register early, as seating is assigned on a first-come first-served basis. Register online at LSAT's Web site
Payment: Payment must be via a credit card drawn from a U.S. bank.
Test Location: Monty's on BU's upper campus
Directions: Directions to campus
Reporting Time: 15 minutes prior to your confirmed start time
- Admission Ticket
- ONE form of valid, current (unexpired) ID containing both your photograph and your signature. (Ex) Driver's license or passport
Day of Test: Review the LSAC's "Day of Test" information sheet prior to arriving on campus. Check your LSAC.org account the night before the LSAT.
Because LSAT test supervisors sometimes need to change reporting addresses without much notice, LSAC recommends registrants print out their LSAT Admission Ticket the night before the exam to ensure they have the most recent and accurate reporting address for their centers. Test takers should not contact LSAT test center supervisors for any reason.
Parking: Monty's designated parking lot; to the left of the building
Test Preparation: The LSAT's Web site offers descriptions of the three LSAT question types along with some basic test-taking strategies. A complete sample test is available for download. Taking this practice test under timed conditions is a good way to begin preparing for the exam.
Materials are available on the LSAT's Web site. Additional practice tests can be purchased online as well.
If you cannot appear for a test date due to illness or accident, you must: