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?is the lsat getting easier or people just more prepared?

?is the lsat getting easier or people just more prepared?
« on: November 06, 2008, 03:29:51 PM »
It seems like the newer LSAT require more right answers than the older ones to get a comparable percentile rank. So is this due to the test itself getting easier, test takers being more prepared, or both?

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Re: ?is the lsat getting easier or people just more prepared?
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2008, 03:32:15 PM »
december test be hardest ever.

Re: ?is the lsat getting easier or people just more prepared?
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2008, 03:33:16 PM »
can you elaborate?

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Re: ?is the lsat getting easier or people just more prepared?
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2008, 07:05:54 PM »
of course.

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Re: ?is the lsat getting easier or people just more prepared?
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2008, 07:24:15 PM »
I think people are better prepared.  I'm not sure if it's also gotten easier, but they seem to have narrowed the scope of the test just a bit, which imo makes it more predictable.


Re: ?is the lsat getting easier or people just more prepared?
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2008, 08:46:34 PM »
december test be hardest ever.

you've posted this many times over already and it's getting old. it isnt funny nor is it helpful to those asking questions.

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Re: ?is the lsat getting easier or people just more prepared?
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2008, 08:51:16 PM »
The same questions over and over aren't very funny either..

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Re: ?is the lsat getting easier or people just more prepared?
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2008, 11:03:31 PM »
The same questions over and over aren't very funny either..

This.

Re: ?is the lsat getting easier or people just more prepared?
« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2008, 11:09:11 PM »
I think that the internet has destroyed the information asymmetries that previously dominated the LS application process and schools' placement, and, as a result, people are taking the test increasingly seriously.  In 1998, you might have thought that the test was a minor component of your application.  Today, you know that your future is riding on it.