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Real Students - Real Results

This is a sampling of actual students at various starting points.  


The list below is meant to reflect the fact that we work with folks who start at all levels, and we celebrate the individual who has improved from 138 to 151 every bit as much as we celebrate the individual who starts at 164 and ends up at Harvard or Yale.

Our students have succeeded not only on the LSAT but also in law school and in their careers as lawyers. Our former students include:

-One President of the Harvard Law Review;

-One President of the Stanford Law Review;

-More than a dozen federal law clerks;

-Numerous Assistant United States Attorneys; and

-BigLaw associates at a majority of the country's top 30 law firms

Here is a sampling of our LSAT results:

Grace - Scored 175 on the October 2023 LSAT after 4 months of tutoring with Jeff. "I highly recommend Jeff Plake's efficient and tailored sessions. He possesses a clear understanding of the LSAT, delivering complex concepts effectively." 

Connor B. - Scored 170 on the January 2022 LSAT after 3 months of tutoring with Jeff.

Grayson L. - Scored 169 on the February 2022 LSAT after 30 hours of tutoring with Jeff.

Sarah S. - Started at 149 after working through a commercial course; then scored 150 and 153 on official LSATs; after four months working with Kyle, she scored 162 on her official LSAT in March 2022.

Gaby D. - After 10 sessions, scored 172. 

Eddie R. - Increased score from low 140s to 159.

D. X.  - Increased from 157 (prior official score) to 168.

Megan M. - Starting score 163; after 18 hours one-on-one tutoring with Kyle, scored 179. 

Will S. - Starting score 160; after 8.5 hours one-on-one tutoring with Kyle, scored 178.

E. W. - Scored 165 after 8 hours one-on-one tutoring.

Emily I. - Initially had several tests in the 150-155 range. After 21 hours of one-on-one tutoring, scored 162.

Grant H. - Before tutoring, average score was 160. After only four one-on-one tutoring sessions, scored 166.

Benjamin A. - Before tutoring, was consistently scoring around 160. After a lot of hard work and 16 hours of tutoring, scored 168.

K.C. J. - Before tutoring, had previously scored 163 on an official LSAT. After only four one-on-one tutoring sessions, scored 168.

Nathalie H. - Before tutoring, was consistently missing ten or more questions per section on logic games. After completing a six-hour logic-games-only plan, scored 167 with only four questions missed on the logic games.

R.A.S. - Diagnostic score 136; after tutoring, scored 155 on her official LSAT.

Daniel W. - After significant test prep, scored 160. After further one-on-one tutoring, scored 165 on his official LSAT.

Web L. - Scored 154 on diagnostic LSAT and, after taking a commercial course, 156 on an official LSAT. After 7.5 hours one-on-one tutoring with Kyle, scored 171 on official LSAT and gained admission to UVA Law School.

Allison L. - Scored 158 before tutoring, 165 after. Admitted to Georgetown.

Devin B. - Scored 165 after tutoring, admitted Early Decision to Georgetown.

Owen A. - Was scoring 144 to 147 on practice tests. After 12 hours tutoring, scored 157 on February 2016 LSAT and gained admission to Georgetown University Law Center.

Daniel S. - "Hi Kyle, I just got my score: 173. I know I would not have gotten that score without your help. Thank you very much." Admitted to Harvard Law School; attractive scholarships at many top-14 law schools.


Abby O. - Starting score 162, scored 170 on February 2015 LSAT after 18 hours tutoring. Attended Yale Law School.


Daniel M. - Prior score 159; after 24 hours tutoring, scored 167 on February 2015 LSAT. Admitted to University of Texas Law School.


Lauren S. - Prior score 167 (September 2014); after four sessions and extensive practice, scored 180 on her final practice test before taking the February 2015 LSAT. 


Jane J. - Wildly varying scores before tutoring; fairly significant test-taking anxiety. Scored 169 on September 2014 LSAT, attended Harvard Law School.


S. L. F. - Starting score 152. Some prior prep. Scored 172 on June 2014 LSAT after 40 hours of tutoring and ~300 hours studying over five months. Admitted to Yale Law School.


Richie F. - Wildly varying scores before tutoring; after three sessions, scores stabilized above 170. Admitted to Yale Law School.


Shannon S. - Some prior prep, starting score 149. Scored 161 on June 2014 LSAT.


Samantha M. - Extensive prep prior to coming to DC Metro LSAT Prep; was scoring 138 consistently. After 24 hours of tutoring (and intense studying), scored 151 on June 2014 LSAT; admitted to Hofstra, St. Johns. Attended Hofstra Law.


Joe W. - Starting score 162 after reading commercial prep books. After 12 hours of tutoring, scored 174 on December 2013 LSAT. Admitted to Harvard, Yale, and Stanford. Admitted to Chicago with full scholarship + stipend; Graduated from Chicago.


James R. - Starting score 159, scored 175 on December 2013. Attended Penn Law.


Max S. - Had scored 162 on October 2013 test before coming to DC Metro LSAT Prep; scored 170 on December 2013 LSAT. Attended Georgetown Law.


Clark B. - Had scored 167 on October 2013 test before coming to DC Metro LSAT Prep; scored 171 on December 2013 LSAT.


Ashley E. - Had scored 157 on official LSAT in 2011 with extensive prior test preparation; scored 163 on December 2013 LSAT, admitted to top-choice law school with full-tuition scholarship.


Allison P. - Starting score 158. Took a commercial course and only improved to 160. After 12 hours tutoring with DC Metro LSAT Prep, scored 167 on the December 2013 LSAT. Attended Georgetown Law.


Naomi I. - Started in low 150s. After 24 hours tutoring, scored 162 on December 2013 LSAT. Attended Georgetown Law.


Sam F. - Starting score 160 with prior prep (had taken a commercial course in Spring 2012). After 21 hours tutoring with DC Metro LSAT Prep, scored 174 on December 2013 LSAT. Admitted to Harvard and Stanford. Attended Columbia Law School on full-tuition scholarship.


Courtney C. - Starting score 160. Scored 169 after tutoring. Attended Northwestern Law.


Olivia S. - Had scored 166 on October 2012 LSAT after approximately twenty practice tests. After 40 hours tutoring with DC Metro LSAT Prep, scored 170 on October 2013 LSAT. Attended Harvard Law School.


Mark M. - Starting score 157. Scored 170 on October 2013 LSAT. Attended UVA Law.


Andrea S. - Scored 154 after taking a commercial course. Focused on logic games, scored 161 on June 2013 LSAT. Attended GW Law.


Christine H. - Started in low 150s. Scored 167 on June 2013 LSAT after tutoring. Attended University of Texas Law School.


Elaine B. - Starting score 169. After 8 hours of tutoring, scored 175 on June 2013 LSAT.


Brett M. - Starting score 166. After 12 hours of tutoring, scored 170 and 176 on September and December 2014 LSATs, respectively. Attended Columbia Law School.


Jonathan F. - Starting score 158. After 28 hours tutoring, scored 170. Attended NYU Law.


Rose S. - Starting score 162 (with prior prep). After ten hours tutoring, scored 169 on October 2012 LSAT. Attended Stanford Law School.


Jacob A. - Had scored 166 on June 2012 after studying with a popular series of books. After 20 hours tutoring with DC Metro LSAT Prep, scored 177 on October 2012 LSAT.


Deanna P. - Starting score 162. After tutoring, scored 176 on proctored practice test preceding December 2012 LSAT. Attended Harvard Law School.


Patrick L. - Starting score 163 after prior test prep. Scored 179 on October 2010 LSAT after tutoring. Graduated from University of Texas Law School with full scholarship and $15,000/year stipend, and went on to serve as a federal judicial clerk.


Alan K. - Previous high practice score, 158. With tutoring, score increased to 170. Attended Emory Law School.


David C. - Starting score 152 after prior test prep. Scored 163 after tutoring, and received a $100,000 scholarship to Baylor Law School.


Abel T. - Starting score 140 after prior test prep. After 15 hours of tutoring, scored 157.


Elizabeth A. - Starting score 140 (twice, and with extensive prior test prep). Scored 151 after tutoring and admitted to several law schools including her top choice.


Adam A. - Starting score 132, learning disabled. After tutoring, admitted to Indiana - Bloomington.


Matthew Z. - Starting score 132, non-native English speaker. After sixteen hours of tutoring, admitted to law school in Arizona.


Weldon W. - Starting score 148. After tutoring, admitted to SMU's combined JD/MBA program.


Stephen L. - Starting score 148. Actual score after tutoring - 162.


Patrick C. - Starting score 151. Actual score after tutoring - 163.


... and over 1,100 more since 2009. Make yours the next one. Call (972) 510-5953 or fill out the form below to get started!

Actual Student Testimonials:

Sarah Brown (169):
"Working with Jeff at Metroplex LSAT was a great experience. From the start he was responsive and flexible with scheduling. After meeting with me one time he was able to determine my strengths and areas of improvement and from there developed a lesson plan specific to those. He explained things in ways that made sense, and if something wasn't 'clicking' he would think of another way to teach it. In addition to efficient one-on-one lessons, Metroplex LSAT also provided me with ample study material to work on at my leisure. I cannot imagine a better preparation course for the LSAT than one tailored to my individual needs. I went in with a goal score and ended up making 4 points above that! I am so grateful to Metroplex LSAT and Jeff for all of the work they did to help me surpass my goal."
Jamie Drillette (172):
"I felt like Jeff evaluated and addressed my needs on a very specific and individualized level. We were able to focus on areas where I was weak, and work towards my goals. I know I wouldn't have gotten this type of customized program in a class setting."
Derjuan Tharrington (157, improved from 139):
“OMG!!! I can’t believe this! Thank you Jeff" (after improving 18 points from his first disappointing score, which came after 8 weeks with a big test preparation company)
D'Laney Gielow (171):
"Got a 171. I'll take it! Thanks again for all your help!"

Kevin W.:

"I greatly enjoyed my time working with Jeff! During our sessions, he was always locked in and looking for anyway to help. I was impressed with his ability to cater his teaching style to whatever he felt would bring the most success for myself. He was always available to help even outside our sessions and he provided more than enough practice to help me feel prepared. He was very funny/kind and a great tutor! With his help, I finally got out of the 150s and into the 160s!I highly recommend him to all who are looking for individualized LSAT help!"  

Connor B.:
"Working with Jeff was a great experience and the highlight of my studying for the LSAT! He was influential and helped me raise my score into the 170s. He always came prepared and really helped tailor the material towards my individual needs. Whether you’re starting from day one or are looking for that last bump in your score, Jeff can definitely help you achieve your goal. His methodical approach and ability to see where my strengths and weaknesses were was highly influential to my final score! There was never a dull moment, and Jeff always managed to keep me engaged and wanting to keep studying!"

Grayson L. (169):
"Thank you so much, Jeff. I couldn’t have scored this (169) without your help. I am more than happy to be a reference for you!"
Patrick Leahy (179, improved from 162):
"Kyle is a real pro. Rather than teaching generic tricks and test-taking tips, Kyle tailors lessons to students' individual needs. With his help, I was able to go from a 162 to a 179, and earned a full scholarship to a Top 14 school. " 
Jacob Aronson (177, improved from 166):
"Kyle was great to work with and I highly recommend his tutoring services. Kyle helped me understand the test questions in a much clearer way and greatly improved my efficiency and time management. I had previously self-studied for the LSAT and got a 166. After working with Kyle for a month or two before the next exam, I increased my score to a 177. I've since been admitted to most of the top-ranked schools, including Columbia, Chicago, UVA, Penn, and Berkeley."
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