Blueprint LSAT Blog: Law School Admissions

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What Does It Mean for the Top Law Schools to Leave the US News Law Schools Rankings? 

As you may be aware, a significant number of law schools are opting out of the US News Law School Rankings. At the time of writing, nine of the “T-14” (Top 14) law schools—Yale, Stanford, Harvard, Columbia, UC Berkeley, Georgetown, Michigan, Duke, and Northwestern—have explicitly opted out.  Although law schools are opting out, this does

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What Can You Do in Your Gap Year(s) Before Law School? 

Whether law school has been on your mind since you could barely speak or it’s just starting to dawn on you as an option, you will find yourself in plenty of company whenever you embark on your J.D. journey. Although most law school applicants are under 25, the majority have taken at least 1 year

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Can I Apply to Law School Without the LSAT?

The short answer to this question is yes. As of 2022, at least 100 ABA-accredited law schools accept the GRE, or the graduate record examination, in lieu of the LSAT. What is the difference? While the LSAT, or the law school admission test, is tailored –specifically to law school hopefuls, the GRE is often considered

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Top Law Schools in Missouri

Studying in Missouri, you will be surrounded by diverse natural beauty, including the Ozark mountains, the Missouri river, and countless lakes. Smack in the center of America, Missouri embodies the best of southern and midwestern cultures. You’ll find incredible blues music, Kansas City-style barbecue, beer brewing, and many baseball fans here. For a prospective lawyer,

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How to Get Letters of Recommendation (And What to Do if People Say No)

In addition to LSAT prep, requesting letters of recommendation can be a daunting task for many prospective law school applicants. Here is Blueprint Prep’s guide to all things letters of recommendation— what you’ll need for law school, how to go about asking for them, and finally, what to do if someone says no.  What recommendations

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September 2022 Post-Test Reactions

Well, it’s time: another LSAT has officially come and gone, and Blueprint Prep is back to break it down for you. We’d like to extend our sincere congratulations to every September test-taker—you survived an official LSAT! Back when the test was administered in person, test-takers sometimes received commemorative LSAC-branded pens or erasers. Now all you

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Top Law Schools in Maryland

Whether you want to practice business law, health law, environmental law, or criminal law, the first step in your legal journey is to try to get into the best law school. If baseball, blue crabs, or American history appeal to you, then choosing Maryland for law school might be in the cards! With 31 miles

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Top Law Schools in Maine

Interested in studying criminal justice or law enforcement? How about business law? Or maybe human rights law? From the sparkling beaches of Kennebunkport to the award-winning culinary scene in Portland to jaw-dropping landscapes in Acadia National Park, Maine is increasingly finding its way onto many tourists’ itineraries. If those characteristics appeal to you as well,

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