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How Much Does LSAT Prep Cost?

 
low costReview Books: $10-$200average costOnline Course: $600-$1,150high costPrivate Tutoring: $100-$300 Per Hour
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Products and services like books, online and in-person courses and private tutoring can help prepare students for the Law School Admissions Test, or LSAT.

Typical costs:

  • LSAT review books typically cost $10-$200. For example, McGraw Hill's LSAT 2012[1] sells for $13 and includes 6 practice test as well as online supplement to course material in the book. A student might need one, two or three books to review all topics covered in the test. Powerscore Test Preparation sells the LSAT Bible Trilogy[2] for $140. The three books included are Logical Reasoning, Logic Games and Reading Comprehension, which sell separately for about $50 each. Kaplan sells three LSAT review books[3] for $55-$60 each, each of which fully covers either logical reasoning, logic games or reading comprehension, for a total cost of $175.
  • An online LSAT prep course typically costs $600-$1,150. For example, Knewton[4] offers a one-year membership to LSAT prep course online for $690 (sale price) or $890. The course includes 12 live classes as well as many on-demand classes, 60 practice tests and a money-back guarantee if the student does not gain at least 5 points to his or her LSAT score. The Princeton Review offers the LSAT LiveOnline[5] courses for $1,200, which includes 55 hours of real-time online instruction with a headset with which to engage the instructor and classmates.
  • In-Person Course or Group Tutoring can typically cost $800-$1,450 for about 20 sessions. For example, the University of Kansas offers an in-person review course[6] that costs $899 for 10 sessions of 3 hours each. The course includes a practice test and each session covers some topics from the LSAT, such as analytical reasoning and reading comprehension. The non-profit group Blackstone Test Prep[7] in Celebration, FL, offers a 20-session course (each 3 hours or longer) with five practice tests and 1,000 page of study materials for $800. Students also have access to the law school application workshop and personal statement writing clinic.
  • Private tutoring for the LSAT typically costs $100-$300 per hour. For example, Kaplan[8] offers private tutoring for $2,300 for 15 hours ($153 per hour) to $4,500 for 35 hours ($129 per hour). Students can schedule sessions at their convenience and the package includes four proctored LSAT practice exams as well as access to online study materials. Kaplan offers additional tutoring at $160 per hour. TestMasters[9] in Palo Alto, CA, offers private LSAT tutoring from $100 per hour for telephone or online tutoring or $150 for in-person tutoring.
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What should be included:
  • LSAT prep courses or products should include sample questions, at least one full-length practice test and study tools to cover all sections of the test, including analytical reasoning, logic games and reading comprehension. The Law School Admission Council[10] publishes sample questions with explanations as well as one full-length test for free.
Additional costs:
  • The LSAT costs $139 in the U.S. for basic registration. An additional $124 covers the Credential Assembly Service fee, which sends the applicant's scores, transcripts and letters of recommendation to law schools.
Shopping for lsat prep:
  • The Law School Admission Council provides free test-prep materials[11] like sample questions and a practice test, with additional practice tests[12] available for purchase for $8-$24.
  • The Accrediting Council of Continuing Education and Training offers a searchable directory[13] for accredited test prep organizations.
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External Resources:
  1.  www.amazon.com/McGraw-Hills-LSAT-2012-Curvebreakers/dp/0071763503
  2.  shopping.powerscore.com/product_detail.cfm?pid=1438&seo=The_LSAT_Bible_Trilogy&stateful...
  3.  kaplanpublishing.com
  4.  www.knewton.com/gmat/pricing/
  5.  www.princetonreview.com/law/lsat-test-preparation.aspx
  6.  www.continuinged.ku.edu/programs/testprep/lsat.php
  7.  www.blackstone-lsat.com
  8.  www.kaptest.com/LSAT/LSAT-Prep/One-on-One/lsat-private-tutoring.html
  9.  www.testmasters.net/LsatTutoring
  10.  www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/lsat-prep-materials.asp
  11.  www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/lsat-prep-materials.asp
  12.  /os.lsac.org/Release/TimeOut.aspx
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