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9 Essential LSAT Test Day Tips

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9 Essential LSAT Test Day Tips

If you play any sports, the LSAT might remind you of a major competition or championship, especially on LSAT test day. If you’ve done any acting, it might seem like the premiere of a play. You might feel quite pumped up as you get ready for this little test. And just like a veteran actor at a premiere or an athlete at the world championships, you can take some steps on LSAT test day to ensure that you give your best performance. Read more

LSAT Logic Games Practice Questions

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LSAT Logic Games Practice Questions

Thinking of doing some LSAT Logic Games practice questions? Although they seem different at first glance, there are distinct similarities between Logic Games and the Reading Comprehension section of the LSAT. Both have two distinct phases: in Reading Comp, you use certain skills and strategies while reading the passage, then utilize a different set of skills and strategies to answer questions. Read more

How to Study the Week Before the LSAT

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How to Study the Week Before the LSAT

It’s the week before the LSAT. Are you excited?

“Excited” might not be the first word you’re thinking of. It’s very common for people to feel nervous as test day approaches, especially in the final week before the LSAT. If that’s how you feel, you’re in good company. Many people who’ll be taking this test on the same day as you feel the same way right now. 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

Top 6 LSAT Logic Games Tips

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Top 6 LSAT Logic Games Tips

The mention of Logic Games is enough to keep many a law school hopeful up at night, which is why we’re giving you some LSAT Logic Games tips. Maybe your humanities classes taught you to blaze through dense reading and your social science classes taught you to argue your way out of any situation. But figuring out which birds go in the forest, or what color the lambdasaur should be? Either I was out sick that day, or that stuff wasn’t covered. Read more

What’s Tested on LSAT Logic Games

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What's Tested on LSAT Logic Games

One of the most challenging things about LSAT Logic Games, formally known as the LSAT Analytical Reasoning Section, is that it tests skills that are totally foreign to most college curriculums. By the time we reach the LSAT-preparation stage of our lives, many of us haven’t done a puzzle in well over a decade. And yet here they are: four little puzzles standing between you and your law school dreams. Why are they there? What relevance could they possibly have to a career in law? Read more

What’s Tested on LSAT Reading Comprehension

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What's Tested on LSAT Reading Comprehension

LSAT Reading Comprehension can be both a blessing and a curse for LSAT takers. Read more

How to Study for the LSAT

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How to Study for the LSAT

If you’re reading this blog post, you probably already know how hard it can be to study for the LSAT. The three different sections cover vastly different subject matter (I’m looking at you, Logic Games), the test is about how you think, not what you know, and on top of all that, the stakes are incredibly high! Because of all this, when you’re studying for the LSAT, you need to be strategic. This article will explore how to study for the LSAT to get the most out of your practice. Read more

What’s Tested on LSAT Logical Reasoning

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What's Tested on LSAT Logical Reasoning

More than any other section of the test, the LSAT Logical Reasoning section has a clear mandate that directly pertains to your future as a law student: to make sure you can understand the ins and outs of argumentation. For that reason, one of my favorite LSAT Logical Reasoning tips—indeed, one of the first LSAT Logical Reasoning tips I share with all of my students—is to think of the Logical Reasoning section not as a hurdle you have to jump to get to law school, but as part of your essential preparation for law school. Read more

Why and How LSAT Conditional Logic Wrecks Test-Takers

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Why and How LSAT Conditional Logic Wrecks Test-Takers by Chris Gentry

This post is inspired by some recent in-class interactions with students, with an inspirational assist from Ally Bell’s post “Conditional Logic Doppelgangers.” I hope you enjoy! Read more