Articles published in May 2018

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