Episode 15: The Digital Writing Sample

May 24th, 2019

Episode 15 of the podcast is all about the LSAT Writing Sample, as Jon and Dave discuss its purpose and potential impact on your app, upcoming changes to its administration, what the new digital format will mean when submitting your essay, and, perhaps above all, precisely how to craft a response that satisfies even the most inquisitive admissions committee.

Episode Timestamps:

0:00 – Intro

6:02 – This week in the LSAT world

6:43 – What is the LSAT writing sample and why is it there?

16:00 – Digital Writing Sample – overview

23:55 – The Digital Writing Sample interface

31:12 – Pros

34:10 – Cons

37:45 – Writing Sample strategies

53:15 - Outro