Articles published in 2018

What to Do When You’re Down to Two LSAT Answer Choices

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - What to Do When You're Down to Two LSAT Answer Choices by Ally Bell

You know that feeling when you’re at a restaurant, and there are two things on the menu that you really, really want for dinner? Everyone has a different way of handling that decision. Some might go with the cheaper one, or the tastier one, or the healthier one, or the one they’ve never tried before. If you’re like me, you just wait to see what pops out of your mouth when the server takes your order. 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

LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 12

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 12 by Matt Shinners

Welcome to our LSAT Reading Comprehension Club! Like a book club, but more LSAT. And fewer pages. Read more about it, and why we think it’ll help you with Reading Comp, in our first LSAT Reading Comprehension Club article here. Read more

On the LSAT, Do Sweat the Small Stuff

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - On the LSAT, Do Sweat the Small Stuff by Patrick Tyrrell

If only my readers were old enough to know the plot of the original 1984 Karate Kid movie, or if only I were young enough to know whether the 2010 Jaden Smith reboot had the same plot… Read more

Probability Theory, the LSAT, and You (Part 3)

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Probability Theory, the LSAT, and You (Part 3) by Ben Rashkovich

Today, let’s look at a specific use case of Bayesian probability theory on the LSAT! Read more

SAT Tutoring is Here!

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - SAT Tutoring is Here! by Manhattan Prep

You heard it here first: the exceptional prep we’re known for is now available for the SAT. Read more

Balancing LSAT Study and Your Life

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Balancing LSAT Study and Your Life by Ally Bell

The number-one problem facing most of my LSAT students isn’t what you might think. It’s not nightmares about Logic Games with fifty rules or Reading Comprehension passages with teeth. It’s not learning inferences, Conditional Logic, or common flaws. It’s balancing LSAT study with their lives. Read more

What Should I Focus on Next on the LSAT?

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - What Should I Focus on Next on the LSAT? by Matt Shinners

Ready to study the right way? 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.


There’s a tendency towards the end of people’s LSAT prep times to take PrepTest after PrepTest. They’ve learned the basics, they’ve exhausted instructional material, and they don’t know what to focus on, so they focus on PrepTests. Read more

How to Improve Your LSAT Study Using Spaced Repetition

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - How to Improve Your LSAT Study Using Spaced Repetition 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.


For me, one of the primary challenges to LSAT study was just putting the pieces together in a way that made sense. And I must admit, I went about it in precisely the worst possible way. I opted for what I would now call a “brute force” method of LSAT study: just doing, and re-doing, and re-doing certain problem types. Read more

LSAT Sufficient Assumption Questions: Be the D.A. for the Day!

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Sufficient Assumption Questions: Be the D.A. for the Day! by Patrick Tyrrell

Ready to study the right way? 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.


Congratulations, you are the District Attorney… til about 5:45 or 6:00 p.m. Thanks to a new law that voters moronically passed via referendum last April, the role of District Attorney will cycle through local citizens, much as it does with jury duty. Today, it’s your turn to try to win some convictions. Read more