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Comparison Table of the Major LSAT Prep Companies

We built this as a way to help determine which course is best for you based solely on the objective offerings.

We haven't done all of the classes, but we have taken a fair share of standardized tests. Our guess is that different courses have different strengths. One may be the best for going from a 145 to 160, while another is ideal for those looking to bump from 172 to 176.

The only way we can build these tools is to get information from you. If you take one, come back and let us know how it helped so we can use some nerd math (like Machine Learning AKA what Jarron paid a bunch of money to learn at MIT) to make recommendations for others.

"On-Demand Content" means that you get access to a bunch of stuff like videos, tools, and forums. These classes are typically the least expensive. The thing you do not get is a live teacher. Not having a teacher is not all bad because you can pause videos and take your time. Some of the companies also have forums or access to instructors you can email with specific questions.

Company Company Pitch
LSD User Review Score
Cost How long do I get access to materials? LSAC Prep Plus Required
LSAC Prep Plus Included
Amount of On-Demand Videos
Method of delivery for course materials: Additional Shipping Cost Instructor Brag
Financing Options Need or merit based scholarships/discounts Money-back Guarantee Forum for students and instructors Analytics of Student Answers

Other Support for Users
Where to Find It
PowerScore
PowerScore is known for their best-selling LSAT Bible publications and effective techniques/strategies. hidden on production $155 plus $195 per month You keep access as long as you keep paying
Access to 10,
3-hour recordings of their live course
&
55+ Hours of Videos
Hard Copy and Online Access $0 99th Percentile Scorers Online Student Center Resources Check out PowerScore's On-Demand course
Khan Academy Free test prep created in collaboration with LSAC hidden on production Free Forever No, but you only get 12-Practice Tests N/A Around 30x ~6 minute videos Online Only N/A Platform created in collaboration with LSAC None Check out Khan Academy's LSAT course
TestMax Improve scores without high course bills or time wasted in generic courses hidden on production $595
$995
$1495
60 Days
180 Days
365 Days
400+ Hours of Videos Hard Copy and Online Access $0 99th Percentile Scorers Daily Office Hours with Instructors

1 Hour of Free Tutoring
Check out TestMax's On-Demand Course
Magoosh Inexpensive self-study course with a robust mobile interface hidden on production $299 12-Months
(You can pay $20 less and only get it for a month) 
90+ Video Strategy lessons
800+ questions with video answers
All Online N/A "Expert Instructors" 24/7 email support from remote tutors Check out Magoosh's On-Demand Course
7Sage Thousands of HD videos explaining everything you need to master the LSAT. hidden on production $69 /Month
$599/Year
You keep access as long as you keep paying
50+ hours of video lessons All Online N/A "Developed by two Harvard Law School grads"   Video explanations for how to handle every modern question, and every logic game ever released Check out 7Sage's On-Demand Course
Kaplan Kaplan is a massive test preparation company, operating for over a decade hidden on production $700 4 Months

$99/Year
180+ Hours of live and on-demand lessons on the LSAT Channel Hard Copy and online access ~$25 "Experts"  Over 300 customizable quizzes

Access to the LSAT Channel where there are live teacher led lessons 6-days a week
Check out Kaplan's On-Demand Course
Blueprint Uniquely entertaining lessons and instructors teaching visually stunning videos hidden on production $249
$699
$999
$1499
Monthly
3 Months
6 Months
12 Months


$99/Year
68+ interactive learning modules with tons of lessons in each All Online N/A 99th Percentile Scorers
Unlimited access to Live Office Hours with an LSAT expert, 6 days a week

LSAT Study Plan tool that instantly creates your perfect study calendar 
Check out Blueprint's On-Demand course
The Princeton Review Great guarantees, such as "score a 165+ or your money
back"
hidden on production
$799 12 Months 150+ Hours Hard Copy and online access ~$25 "Experts" Lots of Practice tests and drills Check out The Princeton Review's On-Demand Course

"Live Courses - Online" are ones that are taught in real time by a real person. They are great for people who want to have a teacher and a very set schedule. Some people love being in a class and some think that it is too generic. They are a little more expensive than On-Demand Content.

COVID Note: Some of the companies below also offer in person classes in select cities. However, due to COVID there aren't as many as usual. Once things go back to normal, we will add a tab for "Live Courses - In Person"

Company for Prep Company Pitch
LSD User Review Score
Cost How long do I get access to materials? LSAC Prep Plus Require
LSAC Prep Plus Included Amount of interactive live courses
Amount of On-Demand Videos
Method of delivery for course materials: Additional Shipping Cost Instructor Brag
Financing Options
Need or merit based scholarships Money-back Guarantee Forum for discussion with instructors and other students? Analytics of Student Answers Other Support for Users
Where to Find it
The Princeton Review

165+ Course 
Great guarantees, such as "score a 165+ or your money
back"
hidden on production $1699 12 Months   84 Hours 150+ Hours Hard Copy and Online Access ~$25 Experts Lots of Practice tests and drills Check out Princeton Review's Live 165+ Course

The Princeton Review
Fundamentals Course
Great guarantees, such as "score a 165+ or your money
back"
hidden on production $1049 12 Months 30 Hours 150+ Hours Hard Copy and Online Access ~$25 Experts Lots of Practice tests and drills Check out Princeton Review's Live Fundamentals Course
PowerScore PowerScore is known for their best-selling LSAT Bible publications and effective techniques/strategies. hidden on production $1395 120 days
30 Hours

100+ Hours Hard Copy and Online Access $0 170+ Personalized Online Center & weekly clinics Check out PowerScore's Live Course
Kaplan
Standard Course
Kaplan is a massive test preparation company, operating for over a decade hidden on production $1200 12 Months
32 Hours 180+ Hours Hard Copy and online access ~$50 Experts  "Guidance from a team of LSAT Experts"

Over 300 customizable quizzes
Check out Kalan's Live Course
Kaplan
Boot Camp
Kaplan is a massive test preparation company, operating for over a decade hidden on production $3900 4 Months
140 Hours 180+ Hours Hard Copy and online access ~$50 Experts 8-hours of 1-on-1 tutoring

"Guidance from a team of LSAT Experts"

Over 300 customizable quizzes
Check out Kaplan's Live Bootcamp

Tutoring is exactly what it sounds like, 1-on-1 support. You pay per hour and pretty much always get a discount for buying more. Tutoring is definitely the most expensive option, but you get the most specialized support. If you are thinking about getting tutoring, but you can't pay for many hours, then the most important times are at the beginning of end of your studying. Beginning to make a plan, and towards the end to get specific instruction.

Company for Prep Company Pitch
LSD User Review Score
Total Cost Cost per Hour LSAC Prep Plus Include
Financing Options
Instructor Brag
You can choose your instructor
Online and in-person options
Discounts Where to Find it
PowerScore Personalized 1-on-1 assistance  and extensive study materials to use between  sessions
hidden on production page $175/hr
$800/5-hrs 
$1500/10-hrs 
$2800/20-hrs 
$3900/30-hrs 
$5000/40-hrs 
$7200/60-hrs 
$175/hr
$160/hr
$150/hr
$140/hr
$130/hr
$125/hr
$120/hr

170+
Students can request a specific instructor
Current and returning course students receive a 20% discount off of all tutoring options Check out PowerScore Tutoring
7Sage Data-driven study plans tailored for each client hidden on production page $999/5-hrs
$1,899/10-hrs
$3,599/20-hrs
$199/hr
$189/hr
$179/hr

99th Percentile Online Only Check out 7Sage Tutoring
The Princeton Review
Great guarantees, such as "score a 165+ or your money
back"
hidden on production $1800/10-hrs 
$4000/24-hrs 
 $180/hr
 $167/hr
Experts You can get a new one after the first session Check out Princeton Review Tutoring
Kaplan
Kaplan is a massive test preparation company, operating for over a decade hidden on production $2300/10-hrs 
$3200/20-hrs 
$4000/30-hrs
$4900/40-hrs
$230/hr
$160/hr
$134/hr
$123/hr
Experts Online Only Included online course is $1200 if purchased separately
Check out Kaplan Tutoring
TestMax
Improve scores without high course bills or time wasted in generic courses hidden on production $200/hr
$1795/10-hrs 
$3395/20-hrs 
$4795/30-hrs 
$7495/50-hrs 
$200/hr
$180/hr
$170/hr
$160/hr
$150/hr

99th Percentile You can switch whenever you want Online Only Check out TestMax Tutoring
Blueprint
Uniquely entertaining lessons and instructors teaching visually stunning videos hidden on production For 98th percentile tutor:
$2399/16-hrs 
$3399/24-hrs 
$5399/40hrs 

For 175+ tutor:
$3800/16-hrs
$5600/24-hrs
$9200/40hrs
For 98th percentile tutor:
$150/hr
$142/hr
$135/hr

For 175+ tutor:
$238/hr
$234/hr
$230/hr

98th Percentile

or 

175+ depending on the package


But it is the only one we found where you can pay more to get a higher scorer
Online Only 4-6 months of on-demand course included ($249 value) Check out Blueprint Tutoring

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Told ya! Congratulations! How’s that brief coming along?
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did anyone’s Georgetown date disappear today?
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That is a great sign!!!
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I also don’t have date on Duke
21:22
is it easier to get into a school as a transfer 2L with good grades?
[] 2E2EDDBBTT
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Yes but not Top13
[] trox9
21:26
@EddyL10: yes I think so, just finish as high as you can in your class. I think top ten percent is a good spot to aim for
[] 2E2EDDBBTT
21:27
Top 10 means about the first 20 or 30 or 40 out of your class
[] trox9
21:29
Top ten percent means to be in the top ten percent of the class, no matter how large the class size
Anyone else miss the U chicago wave today?
thoughts on what it means
[] 2E2EDDBBTT
21:52
No wave for uchicago
[] 2E2EDDBBTT
21:53
Also, not only too 10 % but also the GPA.
22:03
@trox9: Thats the plan. I think if I crush it at st. Thomas I may consider a transfer to either UM or FIU. Is lsat still factored in for a transfer, or being top 10% outweighs a mediocre LSAT?
22:04
@trox9: Also, transfer window closes after 1L right? I think I read somewhere most schools require like 66% of credits to be taken at their institution in order to graduate
I toured a school two weeks ago and one of the admissions counselors told me that I would likely get my decision in two weeks whenever the next wave was (there was a wave yesterday and today so perfectly two weeks), I was not part of either wave. Is it a good idea to email them asking for any update and letting them know they are my top choice and I would immediately enroll if accepted?
if you do that, i would mention that you visited and give the names of the people you spoke to , say it was a pleasure to meet them, you look forward to hearing and hope for an offer because you will acccept it
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