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Forest Hills, NY 11375 (QB & 69 Ave)
Tuition (Queens): $4,000


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370 Lexington Avenue Suite 800
New York, NY 10017 (41 & Lex)
Tuition (Manhattan): $4,500


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Monday to Thursday (4 days a week)
Times: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
June 30, 2017 – August 14, 2017

Kweller Prep Queens
104-4 Queens Blvd Suite 1C; Forest Hills, NY 11375

Kweller Prep Manhattan
370 Lexington Avenue Suite 800 (41st and Lexington)

Meet Our LSAT Tutors

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We are thrilled to have Jeff, an LSAT group instructor and private LSAT tutor with over 10 years of experience teaching the Kweller Queens LSAT course again this summer. Born and raised in Forest Hills, Jeff attended Hunter College High School before majoring in English at Binghamton University. After acing his LSAT, he attended NYU School of Law, was on the Law Review, and then worked as a litigator for 8 years. One of Jeff’s passions lie in education. A natural at teaching, Jeff has taught over 30 full-length LSAT courses for various companies and tutored hundreds of students privately at every level. He even tutored Neha Mehta personally, raising her LSAT score over 10 points in one summer. What makes Jeff such a great LSAT teacher is his ability to breakdown questions and answers in ways that every student can understand, thereby reinforcing key ideas and patterns and allowing students to apply those concepts on every LSAT test. Not content with simply helping students master the LSAT, Jeff decided to put his writing and editing skills to work by also becoming a Law School Admissions and Application Consultant in 2009. In this role, he helps students craft applications and personal statements that best highlight each student’s individual strengths. Jeff’s students have gone on to schools such as: Stanford Law, NYU Law, Harvard Law, U Penn Law, Northwestern Law, Vanderbilt Law, and Georgetown Law. Another major interest Jeff has is in music. In his spare time, Jeff records original rock music ( see: www.klugerock.com). He also served as a volunteer lawyer for the arts and artists as well. Multitalented, articulate, and knowledgeable on every type of LSAT question ever created, Jeff will serve as an excellent LSAT tutor at Kweller Prep Queens this summer.

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NEHA is a rising star, entering NYU law school this fall. She is currently a senior at the Macaulay Honors College at Baruch, double majoring in Biology and Political Science. She aspires to become a patent lawyer within the bio-tech and life sciences industry. While at Macaulay Baruch, Neha maintained 3.87/4.0 GPA, as a double major, earning herself a consistent place on the Dean’s List. Over the past four summers, Neha earned competitive legal internships at prestigious law firms and organizations, including: Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison LLP, Duane Morris LLP, and the Office of the NYS Attorney General. She also has volunteered at NYU Langone- Brooklyn as a Patient Services Volunteer for over three years. Neha graduated from the Baccalaureate High School for Global Education (BSGE), and scored a 2200/2400 on her SAT’s, with a 760/800 in Math and a 720/800 in Critical Reading and a 720/800 in Writing. Neha graduated with an IB diploma, the highest recognized international diploma in the world, with a 6 in English HL, Biology SL, Math SL, and even Mandarin SL. Neha maintains her fluency in Mandarin and went on two language intensive study abroad trips in the summers before her sophomore and junior year of high school. We are proud to add the Neha was a longtime Kweller Prep SAT student six years ago, spending two summers and a fall semester in our SAT prep course while at BSGE. Shortly after, she become one of the most beloved SAT tutors at Kweller Prep, a position she held for the next four years. With a bubbly personality, pleasant demeanor, positive attitude and outstanding work ethic, and longtime commitment as a Kweller tutor, Neha is an ideal instructor for Kweller Prep Manhattan’s LSAT course. When she’s not at Kweller Prep, Neha enjoys playing tennis, running, travelling, and cooking.

What is the LSAT?

The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a half-day, standardized test administered four times each year at designated testing centers throughout the world. The test is an integral part of the law school admission process in the United States, Canada, and a growing number of other countries. It provides a standard measure of acquired reading and verbal reasoning skills that law schools can use as one of several factors in assessing applicants.

In the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and some other countries, the LSAT is administered on a Saturday, except in June, when it is generally administered on a Monday. For Saturday Sabbath observers, the test is also administered on a weekday following Saturday administrations. Many law schools require that the LSAT be taken by December for admission the following fall. However, taking the test earlier—in June or September—is often advised.

LSAT Test Format

The test consists of five 35-minute sections of multiple-choice questions. Four of the five sections contribute to the test taker’s score. The unscored section, commonly referred to as the variable section, typically is used to pretest new test questions or for new test forms. The placement of this section will vary. A 35-minute writing sample is administered at the end of the test. LSAC does not score the writing sample, but copies of the writing sample are sent to all law schools to which you apply.

 

What the LSAT Test Measures

The LSAT is designed to measure skills that are considered essential for success in law school: the reading and comprehension of complex texts with accuracy and insight; the organization and management of information and the ability to draw reasonable inferences from it; the ability to think critically; and the analysis and evaluation of the reasoning and arguments of others.

The three multiple-choice question types in the LSAT are:

1) Reading Comprehension Questions — These questions measure the ability to read, with understanding and insight, examples of lengthy and complex materials similar to those commonly encountered in law school. The Reading Comprehension section contains four sets of reading questions, each consisting of a selection of reading material, followed by five to eight questions that test reading and reasoning abilities.

2) Analytical Reasoning Questions — These questions measure the ability to understand a structure of relationships and to draw logical conclusions about that structure. You are asked to reason deductively from a set of statements and rules or principles that describe relationships among persons, things, or events. Analytical Reasoning questions reflect the kinds of complex analyses that a law student performs in the course of legal problem solving.

3) Logical Reasoning Questions — These questions assess the ability to analyze, critically evaluate, and complete arguments as they occur in ordinary language. Each Logical Reasoning question requires the test taker to read and comprehend a short passage, then answer a question about it. The questions are designed to assess a wide range of skills involved in thinking critically, with an emphasis on skills that are central to legal reasoning. These skills include drawing well-supported conclusions, reasoning by analogy, determining how additional evidence affects an argument, applying principles or rules, and identifying argument flaws.

Repeating the LSAT Test

Test takers frequently wonder whether they can improve their LSAT score by taking the test a second time. If you believe that your test score does not reflect your true ability—for example, if some circumstance such as illness or anxiety prevented you from performing as well as you might have expected—you should consider taking the test again. Data show (PDF) that scores for repeat test takers often rise slightly. However, if your score is a fairly accurate indicator of your ability, it is unlikely that taking the test again will result in a substantially different score. You should also be aware that there is a chance your score will drop. Law schools must have access to your complete test record, not just your highest score; therefore, LSAC will not honor requests for partial score reports.

Unusually large score differences are routinely reviewed by LSAC. This could involve handwriting analysis of the writing sample and other documents, a comparison of thumbprints and/or photographs, or comparison of a test taker’s answers to the answers of other test takers seated nearby in the testing room. The same comparisons may be performed in cases of alleged misconduct or irregularity.

Law schools may compare your original test score to your scores on subsequent tests. You should notify law schools of any facts relevant to the interpretation of your test results, such as illness or extenuating circumstances. If there is no reason to believe that one score represents a truer estimate of an applicant’s ability, schools are advised that the average score is probably the best estimate of ability—especially if the tests were taken over a short period of time.

NOTE: LSAC does not automatically inform law schools of a candidate’s registration for a retest. It is your responsibility to inform law schools directly about your registration for additional tests.

Limitations on LSAT Test Taking

You may not take the LSAT more than three times in any two-year period. This policy applies even if you cancel your score or if your score is not otherwise reported. LSAC reserves the right to cancel your registration, rescind your admission ticket, or take any other steps necessary to enforce this policy.

For significant extenuating circumstances, exceptions to this policy may be made by LSAC. To request an exception, submit a signed, detailed explanation addressing the circumstances that you feel make you eligible to retake the LSAT and specify the date that you wish to test. E-mail your request as an attachment to LSACinfo@LSAC.org or send it by fax to 215.968.1277.

You will be notified by e-mail of approval or denial of your request. Be sure to submit your request well in advance of the regular registration deadline so that you can receive timely notification of our decision. Barring unforeseen circumstances, LSAC will respond within seven working days of its receipt. LSAC’s decisions are final.

 

Attending CUNY Law School Part-Time

Beginning in fall 2015, you can attend CUNY Law part-time to earn your J.D. on your own schedule. This ensures that even more students are able to get the legal tools they need to advocate for their communities, while balancing families and careers.

 

Classes and Credits for the Part-Time Program

In our part-time program, you will engage in our unique curriculum that provides experiential learning beginning on day one.

Through a combination of required and elective courses, lawyering seminars, and required participation in a clinic or concentration, you will gain the skills and tools you need to hit the ground running and to make a difference for your clients and communities.

Over the course of eight semesters and one summer, you will take 86 credits-including participation in a clinic or concentration-to earn your J.D.

 

Evening Classes for a Flexible Schedule

Twilight and evening classes are available, and, after your first year, you are also able to take classes during the day to make a flexible schedule that works for you. Evening classes are typically scheduled between 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Evening classes are held from Monday to Thursday. There are currently no weekend classes.

 

Tuition and Fees for the Part-Time Program

CUNY Law is the only publicly funded law school in the city, and we are the most affordable law school in the state.

 

Part-time: fall and spring semesters

New York State Residents Non-NYS Residents
Annual Tuition $9,680 $16,100
Fees $1,398 $1,398
Total $11,078 $17,498

 

Part-time: mandatory first summer

New York State Residents Non-NYS Residents
Annual Tuition $3,570 $5,850
Fees $358 $358
Total $3,928 $6,208

For more Information please visit http://www.law.cuny.edu/admissions/part-time.html

Over the course of eight semesters and one summer, you will take 86 credits-including participation in a clinic or concentration-to earn your J.D.

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