Law School Admission Test Materials

The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a standardized test required for admission to most law schools in the United States and Canada. It assesses reading comprehension, logical reasoning, and analytical reasoning skills. LSAT scores are a crucial component of law school applications, helping admissions committees evaluate applicants’ aptitude for legal study and practice. Prep courses and study materials are available to help students prepare for the exam.

To speak with a consortium expert about special pricing, district rate or organizing a custom program, call us at (847) 299 2930 ext. 367 or click here

Cambridge’s Victory for the LSAT® Test and companion Practice Book and Online Power Builder are designed to maximize instructional time and provide ample practice opportunities. With over 36 hours of core content review, the Victory book gives teachers content and test-strategy items in all subject areas tested on the LSAT exam. Teachers cover only those sections most needed by their students as shown on their computer-generated lesson plans. The Victory book and Practice Book also contain 12 quizzes and three full-length practice tests and provide practice opportunities that can be completed in or out of class. The companion Online Power Builder includes review exercises for students who need more time to master test skills and is designed for out-of-class completion.

Cambridge’s Victory for the LSAT® Test teacher guides systematically present core content and skills, test-taking strategies, and explanations to all classroom text exercises and quizzes. The course concept outlines help instructors guide students through well-defined content review. Student text items are included in the teacher’s guide for a more user-friendly teaching experience.

Cambridge’s companion PowerPoints feature the items covered in the Victory for the LSAT® Test lesson plans. The PowerPoints can be used to save teacher prep time and run the class efficiently, allowing students to follow along in their textbooks or read each item on a PowerPoint presentation.

Cambridge’s eCelePrep for the LSAT® Test is a comprehensive online course that provides up to 30 hours of rigorous curricula in an interactive and self-guided format. This course is available on all devices, including computers, tablets, and smartphones so students have access wherever the internet is available. eCelePrep contains pre- and post-tests and lesson units that help students understand and leverage the LSAT’s test-mechanics, master tested concepts, and develop game plans to answer even the toughest questions. Students also have access to graded practice quizzes and timed mini tests. Although no teacher involvement is necessary, teachers can track student progress, time on task, individual results, and scoring.

The Score Booster is an interactive database developed to build skills, improve test-taking techniques, and boost test scores. The Score Booster provides students with two comprehensive tests for a testing experience that reflects the actual test. Included explanations help students identify wrong answer choice patterns and review troublesome question types. Additional skill-building questions in Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, and Writing are sorted by difficulty, allowing students to answer easier questions before moving on to those that are more difficult.

Teacher Professional Development

Cambridge’s Test DeMystifier Professional Development gives teachers a thorough understanding TSI, ACT or PSAT/SAT test (additional Test DeMystifiers are also available). Teachers learn about test mechanics including the test structure and format; timing of each subject test – Reading, Writing and Language, English, Math, and Science; tested content and skills within each subject and in what proportion; and analysis of the new Essay, including the passage, prompt, and expectations. With practice problems in Reading, Writing and Language, English, Math, and Science teachers learn high-value test-taking strategies for items most frequently encountered on the test; how different forms of “data” are integrated throughout the tests; how to address student-produced response questions, and about evidence-based questions. Teachers also gain insight into the scoring of the tests and the aligned scale scores for any suite of exams (PSAT 8/9, PSAT 10, PSAT/NMSQT, and SAT).

Cambridge’s Introduction to Testing Readiness provides teachers with a thorough understanding of how to effectively prepare students using any one of Cambridge’s test preparation materials including Victory for the PSAT, SAT or ACT Test, Essential Skills, AccelePrep for the ACT or SAT, TSIA2, or Non-Negotiable Skills texts. Led by a Cambridge Master teacher and customized for your implementation model your teachers will analyze the Cambridge Course Concept Outline, understand the instructional layout and progression of the Cambridge materials, consider different course structures and timings, learn how to target instruction based on ability levels while incorporating building basic skills into your program, review applicable Item Indexes and Crosswalks to Standards, explore the mechanics of the applicable test in terms of test structure, timing, content, frequency and skills for each section of the test (e.g. Writing, Language, Reading, Math, and Science), learn best practices for implementing and differentiating instruction, and gain insight into question types, concepts tested, common distractors, and assigning homework.  This professional development assumes use of Cambridge materials for a skill building or test preparation program.

Teachers will take a dive into their own students’ data to understand how to effectively use the Cambridge data reports (reports may include Student Summary and Item Analysis, Instructor Summary, Error Analysis, Content Distribution, Formative Connection, Lesson Plans, and others) to more effectively address skill gaps and target instruction. Topics include the pre-assessment process and the importance of timely and accurate feedback, linking assessment items to instructional objectives and differentiating among learners to drive score increases across the spectrum of achievement. Teachers will also learn powerful ACT and SAT test-taking strategies to incorporate in the classroom.

Student and Family Workshops

The ScoreCelerator Workshop for the ACT, SAT, or TSIA2 tests offer an intensive review of solid test taking techniques, high-value targets that offer the best return on preparation time, and powerful test-taking strategies. Students will learn how to avoid common errors and use the test structure to maximum advantage.  Topics include:

  • The mechanics of the test:
    • How the test is written and scored
    • How just a few more correct questions can dramatically increase scores – every problem matters,
    • Common distractors
  • A systematic analysis of each section of the test:
    • Mapping of item types
    • Timing and pacing of the test
    • Proportion of problems
  • The need to be a wise test-taker:
    • In-depth strategies
    • How to get the best return on preparation and practice
  • Workshop practice problems are used illustrate test mechanics and strategies

The Student Motivation Workshop encourages students to set high expectations for educational and personal goals, and to start planning for the future now.  Emphasizing the importance of good test scores and conscientious preparation to build a competitive application, students learn the impact education has on career choices and earnings, today’s top jobs and in-demand college degrees, how to maximize opportunities for admission and financial aid, and the importance of solid practice and preparation for the challenges of the ACT® or SAT® test.

The College Is for Me/Family Admissions Workshop (usually presented in the evenings) helps students and parents focus on practical tactics for gaining admission to college. Participants learn the most effective steps families must take in the college transition process. The workshop includes topics such as the correlation between high test scores, GPA and earnings; designing and crafting a winning application; strategies for choosing schools; tips on securing financial aid; the roles of parents; an overview of the design and mechanics of the ACT® or SAT®; and a demonstration of problem-solving strategies.