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An Examination of the Validity of Nine Experimental Tests for Predicting Success in Law School LSAC LSAT

Evans, Franklin R.; Klein, Stephen P.
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RM-68-03, LSAC-68-02
ETS Research Memorandum
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Law School Admission Council (LSAC), Law School Admission Test (LSAT), Law Schools, Predictive Validity, Test Construction, Test Validity


The present study examined whether any of nine experimental tests could be combined with undergraduate grade-point average and the Law School Admissions Test to improve the prediction of first-year grades in law school. It was hoped that such an investigation would yield an indication of what types of measures might be included in future forms of the LSAT so as to increase its validity.

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