Many people are skeptical of this claim, partly because the law
schools themselves will aggressively deny it, and partly because
we've got a vested interest in convincing you that it's
So don't believe us; check out the numbers for yourself on
LSAC's own website, which will show you that even a big move
in GPA will have less impact on admissions at each school than a
small change in LSAT score. We've seen situations where just
2 MORE POINTS of LSAT score DOUBLED a student's chances of
admission at certain schools!
You can find the LSAC admissions likelihood calculator here:
then click "LSAC data search,"
then plug in different combinations of GPA and LSAT score and select
the different admissions likelihood ranges to see how your target
schools move around as you change the numbers.