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Law School Admissions Tips with Stratus Prep – Part 3: Hitting Submit and What Comes Next

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Law School Admissions Tips with Stratus Prep - Part 3: Hitting Submit and What Comes NextTrying to get into law school this year? Most schools’ applications are open by now, which means it’s time to get your materials together! Our newest partner, premiere admissions counseling firm Stratus Prep, wants to help make this confusing process crystal clear for you. To that end, they’ve authored this Law School Admissions Tips series.


In the first posts in this series, we discussed how to approach law school applications as a whole, and went into detail on the personal and diversity statements, the two major written components of the application. In this final installment, we’ll address what to do after you hit the submit button.

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Law School Admissions Tips with Stratus Prep – Part 2: Your Personal and Diversity Statements

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Law School Admissions Tips with Stratus Prep - Personal and Diversity StatementsTrying to get into law school this year? Most schools’ applications are open by now, which means it’s time to get your materials together! Our newest partner, premiere admissions counseling firm Stratus Prep, wants to help make this confusing process crystal clear for you. To that end, they’ve authored this Law School Admissions Tips series.


In last week’s post, we took an overview look at the law school application process, focusing on what law schools are looking for in their applicants, the components of a law school application, and what your overall application strategy should look like. This post will focus on the two biggest and most important written components of the application: the personal and diversity statements.

Let’s dig in… Read more

Law School Admissions Tips with Stratus Prep – Part 1: Your Application Strategy Overview

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Law School Admissions Tips with Stratus Prep: Part 1: You Application OverviewTrying to get into law school this year? Most schools’ applications are open by now, which means it’s time to get your materials together! Our newest partner, premiere admissions counseling firm Stratus Prep, wants to help make this confusing process crystal clear for you. To that end, they’ve authored this Law School Admissions Tips series.

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LSAT Live on 9/23: Don’t Make These 10 Mistakes the Day Before the LSAT!

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Don't Make These 10 Mistakes the Day Before the LSAT! Join Us Live This Friday on FacebookThe next LSAT will be administered this Saturday, September 24. If you’re taking the test, then you’ve likely put in months of preparation in the lead-up to this fateful day. Read more

Announcing Free LSAT Crunch Time Workshops! Register Now!

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Free LSAT Crunch Time Workshops! Get Your Last-Minute Prep On

The September 2016 LSAT is on the 24th. It’s officially Crunch Time. That’s why we’ve put together a series of three free LSAT Crunch Time Workshops to help you brush up on LSAT Strategy, Logical Reasoning, Logic Games, and Reading Comprehension leading up to the test.

Here’s the slate: Read more

Taking the September 2016 LSAT? Matt and Mary Have Some Study Advice for You

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Introducing our Brand New 5th Edition LSAT Strategy Guides!

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Introducing Our Brand New LSAT Strategy Guides! by Matt ShinnersLearning 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.


Our brand new 5th Edition LSAT Strategy Guides have just been released! These new, improved books add more content, more drills, and more mastery to our prior editions, while still keeping the lessons that have served our students well for the past two years. Read more

How to Pick the Best Diagram for a Logic Game on the LSAT

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - How to Pick the Best diagram for a Logic Game by Allison BellLearning 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.


Summer is here, and it is full of decisions. Will you do your logic games at the beach or poolside? Will you re-apply sunscreen or get through this LG section on time? The LSAT’s logic games section is similarly full of important decisions. One of the most important is how you will diagram each game. To guide me through that process, I use a sort of “decision tree.” Here are the steps. Read more

Closer Reading: The Stories Behind LSAT RC Passages and LR Questions – PrepTest 56, Section 4, Passage 1

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Stories Behind the LSAT: Amos Tutola by Matt ShninersUnder the time constraints of the LSAT, you won’t have time to appreciate some of the great content in the Reading Comprehension passages and Logical Reasoning questions. In this blog series, we’re slowing things down to tell some of the most interesting stories from the test and explain how they can aid in your LSAT prep.


Anyone who took PrepTest 56 learned a little about Amos Tutuola and his folktales (not novels), as the author classified them, in the reading comprehension questions of section 4, passage 1. He wrote in the African oral tradition, according to the passage, and his works should be viewed through that lens.

But what else can we learn about the man? Read more

Looking for Law School Admissions Advice? Check out Stratus Prep

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Introducing Our Newest Partner: Stratus PrepHere at Manhattan Prep, we’re proud to announce our newest LSAT partner: Stratus Prep. Stratus Prep is a premier admissions counseling firm that can help you achieve your dream of attending law school. How does it work? Read more