Stacey Koprince, one of our amazing GMAT instructors, recently wrote an article about how to make the most of a study group for that exam. It sounded like a great idea, so I’m adapting it for LSAT study groups! Here’s a (lightly) edited version, tailored for all you future lawyers.
Stacey, all yours! Read more
Last month, I wrote about how diving into Shakespeare can help you improve your LSAT Reading Comprehension score, by forcing you to “read for the scale.” (If you’re not sure what that means, check out the article!)
While the scale is important in every passage you’ll tackle—since the LSAT is, of course, a test about arguments—you shouldn’t neglect the fundamentals of Reading Comprehension as a general test section. It’s on just about every standardized test, from the SATs and ACTs to the LSATs and MCATs… And for good reason.
So, LSAT-specific Reading Comprehension tips aside, how can you get better at the basics?
One answer: Read more books! Read more
We here at Manhattan Prep are excited to announce the launch of a brand new product—THE BRIEF!
THE BRIEF is a comprehensive LSAT email series/study plan. Served straight to your inbox, you decide the frequency of lessons. Every other day, once a day, or twice a day, you’ll receive a chapter covering an LSAT topic, assignments to complete, and outside prep resources to use. By the time you’ve finished the series, you’ll have learned all concepts on the exam through over 200 pages of material, and then practiced them extensively through dozens of assignments.
The best part? It’s completely free. Read more
One tried and true way to improve your LSAT score is to study the right strategies. How should you diagram an Open Grouping game? How should you approach a Sufficient Assumption question? And what the heck is conditional logic? Read more
Note: If you haven’t yet read Allison Bell’s post on LSAT motivation, I highly recommend you check it out here. This post is inspired by both a comment from my lovely wife and that post.
At the end of Allison’s post, she mentions finding a study partner (or partners, plural—small group or paired study is very, very effective). I’m hoping to follow up on that post with some ideas on how to make these group study sessions more efficient. Read more
The February 2017 LSAT is on the 4th. It’s officially CrunchTime. But don’t be (too) nervous; we’re hosting three LSAT CrunchTime workshops in January! Whether you want to brush up on a certain section of the LSAT or need guidance on all of them, we’re here to make sure you’ll feel ready to tackle the test when it’s time.
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This past week, several of our instructors emailed me a recent Economist article, Teaching the Teachers. One of the main ideas of the article is that great teachers are not born—they’re made. Read more
Over the past month and a half, we’ve spent a lot of time around here discussing learning science. If you missed our articles on Interleaving, Forgetting/Spaced Repetition, or Scaffolding, please check them out now!
While knowing about each of those concepts can be helpful with your prep, it’s definitely a lot to take in. It’s even more to process, and then even more to come up with a study plan based on all of that.
Luckily, you don’t have to! Read more