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Retaking the LSAT? Let us help!

Every year, we help hundreds of students raise their LSAT scores on a re-take. How can we help you?

Private LSAT Tutoring for LSAT Re-takers

Taking the LSAT for a second or third time is never a pleasant experience. In most cases, it means that something didn’t go as well as you would have hoped the first time. You know how important the LSAT is in the law school admissions process, and you know you’ll need a competitive score to get into school.

When taking the LSAT again is the clear choice, we can help.

A History of Success

Our students average a double-digit score improvement on the LSAT. With their improved LSAT scores, our students have been admitted to over 100 law schools – often with significant financial aid.

In particular, we’ve shown a history of great success with students who have already taken the LSAT — including hundreds of students who went through the group prep courses with no improvement.


“Next Step really saved my hide. I took a Kaplan course and had no improvement in my score. Instead of despairing, I looked for a real tutor, and Next Step had them. Since then, I have been offered a full scholarship to Akron, 10K/yr scholarship to John Marshall in Chicago, and I was admitted to Loyola just the other day. Hard work, and a personalized tutor who knew what he was doing (Gabe has credentials that would make a NASA scientist blush) carried me over the finish line.” Adam Demuro, Ohio


Since 2009, Next Step has successfully worked with thousands of LSAT students. Our students have been admitted to over 100 law schools including:


  • Yale
  • Stanford
  • Harvard
  • NYU
  • Columbia
  • Chicago
  • Northwestern
  • Duke
  • Columbia
  • Michigan
  • Georgetown
  • Washington
  • Michigan State
  • WashU – St. Louis
  • Cornell

Our students have also been admitted to dozens of state and regional law schools, often with tens of thousands of dollars of financial aid.


One-on-one LSAT Tutoring Program Overview

Each of our students begins with a diagnostic exam to gauge their current score level and to understand initial strengths and weaknesses. Students meet with their instructor once or twice per week, usually for two hours at a time. At each session:

  • Students have the opportunity to discuss questions on their homework and re-assess their overall progress
  • New topics are covered in-depth or weaker areas are reviewed
  • Specific homework and practice exams are assigned for completion between study sessions

Ideally, students prepare for the LSAT for 2-4  months. However, we have also helped students successfully optimize a shorter time frame for maximum gain.

Next Step also specializes in helping two special LSAT cases:

Students who have already completed an LSAT prep class. Many students complete a LSAT prep course, only to feel they don’t have a solid grasp on the test material. We can help create a focused program to get you fully prepared — even after a prep course.

Students who have already taken the LSAT and were unhappy with their score. Re-taking the LSAT is never a fun experience; most students improve only 1-2 points according to LSAC data. Next Step has been able to help students improve on retakes up to 15 points by creating a focused plan of study and in-depth coverage of the material.

Materials and Methodologies

Our strong focus is helping students at every score level understand the logical concepts the underlie everything on the LSAT. Unlike tests of knowledge, the LSAT tests skills – primarily logic skills.

Students who come to us after prep courses often report that they learned lots of “tricks” but didn’t have these underlying tools.

Our methodology book covers these topics in-depth and is designed to be used exclusively on our one-on-one tutoring program. We license real LSAT questions from the LSAC. In addition, students get dozens of real past practice LSATs.


Flexible Start Dates and Scheduling

Since our programs are completely customized, our students can start any time. We will put together the right program to take you from your start date to the day of your test, making the best use of time available.

For optimal results, students should plan to study for the LSAT for 2-4 months. However, we can design shorter or longer-term programs as well.


LSAT Tutoring Available Nationwide

We offer the same one-on-one LSAT tutoring services delivered two ways:

One-on-one live online LSAT tutoring via internet video conference. Please see here for more information about our online tutoring experience. Students who work with us online have access to our most experienced instructors. Our online students have posted score gains equal to or greater than our in-person students.

In-person in select cities: Chicago LSAT tutorsNew York LSAT tutorsSan Diego LSAT tutorsDetroit LSAT tutorsAtlanta LSAT tutorsColumbus LSAT Tutors, Houston, Washington DC LSAT tutorsAnn Arbor LSAT tutorsPhiladelphia LSAT tutors,Miami LSAT tutorsBaltimore LSAT tutorsEast Lansing LSAT tutorsNashville LSAT tutorsPhoenix LSAT tutorsPittsburgh LSAT tutors, and Winston-Salem LSAT tutors.

While many students are initially looking for in-person services, our online program allows students everywhere the chance to work with 3+ year tutoring veterans. We are happy to arrange a complimentary demonstration of the technology — just email us at [email protected]

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