Prep Course Helps Law School Hopefuls

Thursday, May 19 2011


BOISE, Idaho – Idaho residents and out-of-state people interested in applying to law school can prepare for the demanding entrance exam through one of the University of Idaho’s Law School Admission Test (LSAT) prep courses.

The LSAT measures skills that are considered essential for law school, including reading and comprehension of complex texts, the ability to draw reasonable references, think critically, and analyze and evaluate the reasoning and arguments of others. The LSAT prep course is designed to allow students to exercise and strengthen those skills.

The exam is required for admission to all American Bar Association-approved law schools, most Canadian law schools and many non-ABA-approved law schools, providing a standard measure of reading and verbal reasoning skills that law schools can use as one of several factors in assessing applicants.

Boise classes are offered Aug. 23 - Sept. 15 at the University of Idaho Boise, 322 E. Front St. Classes will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9-11 a.m. Cost for the course is $600.

Moscow classes are offered Aug. 22 - Sept. 16 at the University of Idaho College of Law. Classes will take place Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6-8 p.m. Cost for the course is $600.

A $50 discount will be given to those who sign up Boise or Moscow classes prior June 1. Class size is limited. Cancellations received after Aug. 1 will be subject to a $50 fee. Course costs do not include the registration fee to take the LSAT.

Register online at: http://marketplace.uidaho.edu.

For more information on the LSAT Prep Courses, contact Elaine Kempton at (208) 364-4074 or ekempton@uidaho.edu.
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About the University of Idaho

Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho is the state’s land-grant institution and its principal graduate education and research university, bringing insight and innovation to the state, the nation and the world. University researchers attract nearly $100 million in research grants and contracts each year. The University of Idaho is classified by the prestigious Carnegie Foundation as high research activity. The student population of 12,000 includes first-generation college students and ethnically diverse scholars, who select from more than 130 degree options in the colleges of Agricultural and Life Sciences; Art and Architecture; Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Law; Letters, Arts and Social Sciences; Natural Resources; and Science. The university also is charged with the statewide mission for medical education through the WWAMI program. The university combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities and focuses on helping students to succeed and become leaders. It is home to the Vandals, and competes in the Western Athletic Conference. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu.