About Valerie Keene

Valerie Keene is an experienced lawyer and legal writer. Valerie’s litigation successes have included wins for cases involving contract disputes, real property disputes, and consumer issues. She has also assisted countless families with estate planning, guardianship issues, divorce and other family law matters. She provides clients with solid legal advice and representation.

Entries by Valerie Keene

Testmasters vs Blueprint LSAT: Review Course Comparison 2024

Before diving into this review course comparison of Testmasters vs Blueprint LSAT, let us ask you a quick question. Why did the law students bring a ladder to law school? Give up? They wanted to get to the top of the class! Laugh or groan; this joke highlights the competitive spirit that law school often […]

Preparing For the LSAT: Questions Pre-Law Students Should Be Asking

If you are considering going to law school, taking the LSAT is a given. Perhaps the most important test that you will take up to this point in your life is on the horizon. Knowing how to study for the LSAT and what to expect can help you be ready for everything the exam throws […]

Beginner’s Guide to the LSAT Test Structure

If you’re approaching graduation and considering law school, you don’t have much leeway over a lot of factors: your GPA, the amount of money in your bank account, or your work experience. However, the one area that you do have control over is your LSAT score. With a few months of study preparation, you can […]

12 Best LSAT Logic Game Strategies: How to Tackle the Toughest Part of the LSAT

The mere mention of LSAT logic games is enough to make even the most fearless law school students shudder. That’s because logic games are widely considered the most challenging aspect of the LSAT.  But here’s the good news: this section of the test is most easily taught due to an abundance of excellent study materials. […]

Successful Strategies to Improve Your LSAT Score the Second Time Around

Many people take the LSAT more than once. Maybe they wanted to take the test and just see how they would do. Others may have completed a study plan, took the test and weren’t satisfied once they got their score report back.  While some schools consider the average LSAT score, others look at the highest […]

How to Study for the LSAT Exam on a Budget

Law school is expensive. In fact, it’s expensive even before you get there! Between the cost of multiple expensive law school applications, paying for the LSAT multiple times, and trying to come up with a plan to pay for tuition, the thought of paying for an LSAT study course may simply be out of reach. […]

In-Depth Breakdown of Law School Costs in the United States

Law school isn’t cheap. According to a U.S. News report, the average tuition and fees for a private law school during the 2018-2019 school year were $48,869 per year, compared to $40,725 for non-resident law students or $27,591 for residents per year at a public law school.  This means that for the most affordable law […]

How to Improve LSAT Score By 10 Points

With a narrow range of scores between 120 and 180, a few points higher on the LSAT can have a major impact on your law school future. The Princeton Review reports that the median LSAT score is 152: if you score 150, you will be in approximately the 46th percentile, but if you score 160, […]

How Hard is It To Become a Lawyer? Is it actually worth it in 2024?

If you have ever wanted to practice law, or dreamed of arguing a case in court or reenacting your favorite scenes from a crime drama, you may have considered whether you should become a lawyer.  Becoming a lawyer is a tough road, but many people find a legal career challenging and rewarding, giving them a […]

Guide to the LSAT Logic Games

The analytical reasoning section – better known as “logic games” – is the hardest for many LSAT takers (although the reading comprehension and logical reasoning sections certainly aren’t a cakewalk). Achieving a high score on this part of the test can be the upper hand you need to gain admission and financial aid to top […]