You could begin your course by taking the examination to become a lawyer. While this is the most popular course of study, other subjects can be taken to equip you with the skills to become an accountant, an engineer or even a doctor. Deciding what you would like to do with your life and how much time you have to dedicate to your studies is the first step in choosing which course to take. As long as you are committed to studying, there will be no reason not to pass the LSAT.
There are various ways in which you can study so that you can pass the examination. You could join a law school that has an online presence. By doing this you will have the flexibility to take the examination when it fits into your schedule. This way you are not committed to any course and it will be easy for you to fit it into your life.
You could also join a traditional law school in the country. At this time of year the workload will be heavier as pupils are required to take their examinations earlier in order to apply for the starting classes in September. A good thing about enrolling in a course like this is that you will receive full support from tutors who will be able to help you with all the questions you have. You will also receive guidance throughout your course in preparation for the examination.
It might be possible for you to take the examination through a mail-in paper. This way you will need to be aware that the whole course will be uploaded onto your computer and it will be up to you to print it out and take it to the relevant examination centres. It is best to be prepared by taking some mock examinations before you start your course in order to make sure that you understand all the material.
You may want to consider taking a course that is less comprehensive than normal on examination day. Some of the most basic questions can be skipped. This will mean that you can afford to devote more time studying for the test rather than the usual rush. If you choose to take this route then it is important to read all the way through the course to familiarise yourself with the questions. If you skip ahead then you will have no idea what questions are on it and may not correctly answer them.
The last thing you need to be aware of is how to take an examination and how to study effectively so that you do well on it. The main aim of any examination is to assess whether or not you are fit for a certain job. So your performance on the exam should reflect your suitability. Spend a lot of time reading up about employment law, employment contracts, maternity leave and other areas. Spend time working out exactly how it is you will be expected to behave in each situation and then write down everything you can remember so that you can refer back to it when it comes time for the exam.
One mistake many people make is that they try too hard to do well on the test. This may well backfire as it makes it harder for them to relax on examination day. Equally, you should not try to memorise the entire law course either. Spend time doing your preparations in between study sessions and take as long as you need to get comfortable and then revise everything you have written down.