Khan Academy Announces Free LSAT Prep for All
Groundbreaking partnership with Law School Admission Council, the maker of the LSAT, focuses on teaching the skills most needed to succeed in law school
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA, February 28 – Aspiring law school students will soon have access to free online practice materials for the LSAT from Khan Academy and the Law School Admission Council, the maker of the test.
Today the organizations announced a new partnership to make personalized LSAT practice widely available to all, absolutely free.
“We’re delighted to partner with the Law School Admission Council,” said Khan Academy founder and CEO Sal Khan. “By working directly with the maker of the LSAT, we can help many more students understand the material and level the playing field.”
Every year, more than 100,000 prospective law school candidates take the LSAT, the Law School Admission Test. The test provides a standard measure of critical reading and critical reasoning skills considered essential for success in law school.
“The Law School Admission Council is committed to providing students an opportunity to learn the skills they need most to do well on the LSAT and succeed in law school,” said Athornia Steele, interim president of The Law School Admission Council. “We think those skills will have a positive long-term impact on their careers.”
Traditionally students have paid test prep providers hundreds of dollars to more than $2,000 for various LSAT prep packages.
Today’s announcement continues Khan Academy’s tradition of providing free, official practice for critical standardized exams. In 2015, Khan Academy launched Official SAT Practice with the College Board. More than three million students have used Official SAT Practice at roughly equal rates across income levels, race, ethnicity and gender.
Free, official LSAT practice launches at KhanAcademy.org in the second half of 2018.
● Video announcement from Khan Academy founder and CEO Sal Khan
● Video announcement from Law School Admission Council interim president Athornia Steele
● About the LSAT from Law School Admission Council
● Blog post from Khan Academy
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About Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a nonprofit with a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We believe learners of all ages should have unlimited access to free educational content they can master at their own pace. We use intelligent software, deep data analytics and intuitive user interfaces to help students and teachers around the world. Our resources cover preschool learning, math, biology, chemistry, physics, economics, finance, history, grammar, and more. We offer free personalized SAT test prep in partnership with the test developer, the College Board. Khan Academy has been translated into dozens of languages, and 100 million people use our platform worldwide every year. For more information, visit www.khanacademy.org, join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at @khanacademy. And remember, you can learn anything.
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About Law School Admission Council
The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation that provides unique products and services to ease the admission process for law schools and their applicants worldwide. Currently, 222 law schools in the United States, Canada, and Australia are members of the Council and benefit from LSAC’s services, including the LSAT. Approximately 100,000 tests are administered annually at hundreds of testing centers worldwide. LSAC also processes academic credentials for an average of 60,000 law school applicants annually, funds diversity programs, publishes research, provides essential software and information for admission offices and applicants, conducts educational conferences for law school professionals and prelaw advisors ,and provides many related services. For more information, visit LSAC.org, Official_LSAT on Twitter, or @LawSchoolAdmissionCouncil on Facebook.