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LSAT Podcast Episode 123: Breaking Law School News: Opting Out of Rankings and Going LSAT-Optional

A pair of landmark announcements rocked the legal world this past week, as several top-ranked schools declared that they would no longer participate in US News’ annual law school rankings, and the ABA passed a motion recommending that the LSAT no longer be required for law school admissions. In Episode 123, Dave and Jon explain precisely what each of these shocking revelations entails, and how they’re likely to affect you and your plans going forward!

Episode Timestamps:


0:00 – Intro

1:53 – Law schools pulling out of the annual US News rankings: what happened, what caused it, and what happens next?

32:48 – The ABA Legal Education vote to approve the LSAT-optional proposal: what are the latest developments and what happens next in the short and long term?

55:00 – Outro