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Timing: Not All LSAT Questions Are Created Equal

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Timing: Not All LSAT Questions Are Created Equal by Chris Gentry

Learning science has come a long way in recent years, and we’ve been learning with it. We incorporate the latest discoveries in learning science into our LSAT course to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your prep. Want to see? Try the first session of any of our upcoming courses for free.


And so you want to answer every question, but you shouldn’t spend the same amount of time on every question. And ideally, you’d like to use the easy LSAT questions to buy time for the harder LSAT questions.

So what can we do in our practice to implement this? Read more

Mastering the Science of LSAT Timing

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Mastering the Science of LSAT Timing by Allison Bell

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Of all the standardized tests out there, the LSAT is perhaps the most intensely time-pressured. We all know the feeling of our hand shaking a little as we stare down at an entire unattempted Logic Game with only five minutes left on the clock. So students often ask me questions like, “When will I start to see improvements in my LSAT timing?” “Will it come with practice, or will I just kind of naturally start to go faster?” Read more

Big Pauses and Little Pauses: LSAT Logic Games Strategy

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blog-pausesThe Big Pause is a huge part of Manhattan Prep’s LSAT strategy. Without taking stock of the game and rules, there’s a good chance you could miss something that would help you in the game.

During the Big Pause, you should consider: Read more

LSAT Scores for the Best Law Schools 2019

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LSAT Scores for the Best Law Schools 2019

The LSAT is quite different from other academic tests in a number of important ways. When it comes to the best law schools, some people are surprised to learn that a perfect score on the LSAT isn’t necessarily an ideal goal. Read more

How to Study the Night Before the LSAT

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How to Study the Night Before the LSAT

Cramming is a time-honored academic tradition, and the night before the LSAT is no different. You’ve probably spent the night before an exam—possibly even the entire night—studying intensely, trying to stuff as much information in your head as possible. Now you’re getting ready to take the LSAT. Looking for some last-minute LSAT tips and advice on what to study on the night before the test?

Fasten your seatbelts. We’re going to turn some widely-held beliefs upside down. Read more

Secrets of an LSAT Tutor: Analyzing Practice Test Results

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Secrets of an LSAT Tutor: Analyzing Practice Test Results by Ally Bell

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If you’re reading this post, chances are high that you’ve taken an LSAT practice test fairly recently. Good for you! Now, what did you do after that practice test? Did you do a blind review? Write down an error log? Enter your results into Manhattan Prep’s Navigator tool to get data-based practice recommendations? Awesome, awesome, and more awesome! As a private LSAT tutor, I advise all of my students to take all those steps, too. But even after all of that hard work by my students and Navigator, I still like to take a look at the test results myself. Why? Because there are a few more things that I find helpful for tailoring my students’ study plans. And you may find them helpful, too! If you want to take the same approach as an LSAT tutor to your most recent practice test data, here’s what you can look for: Read more

Skipping LSAT Questions

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Skipping LSAT Questions by Matt Shinners

The LSAT is a hard test. No doubt about it.

Any test where you can get 10% of the questions wrong and still be in the top 2% of test takers is a hard test. Read more

When Should I Stop Studying for the LSAT?

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - When Should I Stop Studying for the LSAT? by Chris Gentry

Learning science has come a long way in recent years, and we’ve been learning with it. We incorporate the latest discoveries in learning science into our LSAT course to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your prep. Want to see? Try the first session of any of our upcoming courses for free.


I want to be clear: I don’t mean give up on the LSAT. I mean, how can I tell that I don’t need to slave over Reading Comprehension passages anymore, or that I can finally give Logic Games a rest????

How can I tell that I can rest—that I’m ready to stop studying for the LSAT? Read more

How to Tackle the LSAT on Your Own Terms (Part 3)

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - How to Tackle the LSAT on Your Own Terms (Part 3) by Ben Rashkovich

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Hold onto your seats, folks—we’re about to leap into the third and final part of our world-famous blog post series on how to become the boss of your LSAT. If you haven’t yet, take a gander at part one (where we cover 2 fundamental strategies) and part two (where we look at 2 more situational strategies). I’ll wait!

Today, we’ll finish off our list of creative approaches you can take by focusing on how to change up the order in which you tackle those pesky LSAT questions. Read more

How to Tackle the LSAT on Your Own Terms (Part 2)

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - How to Tackle the LSAT on Your Own Terms (Part 2) by Ben Rashkovich

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Welcome to part 2 of my thrilling miniseries on how to take back control over the LSAT! In case you missed it, go catch up on part 1 to learn two big strategies that everyone should be using on this test. Read more