When I first started Advise-In Solutions, one of my first blog posts—and advice I’ve given to countless prospective LSAT re-takers since—was about the factors you should consider when thinking about whether to retake the LSAT if you were not satisfied with your initial score.
The general points: avoid confirmation bias, and avoid thinking you are an exception to the data without clearly understanding why you think so.
I reread that post recently. I stand by everything I said there; it is all still true and important for people thinking about retaking the test to consider. The fact that test retake success data has barely budged in the intervening years simply confirms what I said there. Here’s the link.
by Kyle Pasewark at Advise-in Solutions on April 22, 2019.