The LSAT, and standardized testing in general, have been the subject of intense debate in recent years.  Questions have been raised about the fairness of such exams, with articulate voices weighing in on both sides.  There has also been much discussion about the test-prep industry, which has grown into a multi-million dollar business.  We thought you might be interested in the following articles, which discuss these issues.  (To access the articles, simply click on the attached links.)

From an objective student publication, discussing the pros and cons of in-class test courses:

Student article on prep courses

From a PBS series examining the origins and effect of the SAT (and its descendant, the LSAT), from its beginnings as a means of identifying worthy scholarship applicants at Harvard.  There is also discussion of the test-prep industry:

Frontline Story

A lengthy discussion of the LSAT, and its evolution over the last fifteen years:

Recent LSAT Changes

Test-Prep Companies