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More LSAT Keywords

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - More LSAT Keywords by Matt Shinners

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There are certain LSAT keywords that people learn while prepping for the test, which tend to fall into a few categories: Read more

LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 8

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 8 by Matt Shinners

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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

Real Law School Personal Statements Reviewed: Even an Amazing Story Will Not Be Great Unless You Tell It Well

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Real Law School Personal Statements Reviewed: Even an Amazing Story Will Not be Great Unless You Tell It Well by jdMission

In this series, a jdMission Senior Consultant reviews real law school personal statements. What’s working well? What’s not? If it were his/her essay, what would be changed? Find out!


Note: To maintain the integrity and authenticity of this project, we have not edited the personal statements, though any identifying names and details have been changed or removed. Any grammatical errors that appear in the essays belong to the candidates and illustrate the importance of having someone (or multiple someones) proofread your work. Read more

Why I Love Conditional Logic So Very, Very Much

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Why I Love Conditional Logic So Very, Very Much by Ben Rashkovich

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Dear Diary,

That’s it. My life has peaked. I sat behind Conditional Logic today in my Manhattan Prep LSAT class.

Sigh. Read more

The Three Buckets of LSAT Answer Choices

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - The Three Buckets of LSAT Answer Choices by Daniel Fogel

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Every time I wade through the LSAT answer choices of a Logical Reasoning or Reading Comprehension question, I follow the same time-saving process—as I read each option, I place it into one of three buckets: eliminate, defer, like. Read more

Telling Your Story: Too Clean to be Real?

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Telling Your Story: Too Clean to be Real? by jdMission

A personal statement is really no more than telling a story—one that illuminates the “you” a law school would be lucky to have in its student body. In this series, “Telling Your Story,” a jdMission Senior Consultant will discuss how elements of storytelling can—and should—be applied to your personal statement.


Once, when I was a kid, I (secretly) ate an entire bag of peppermint candies (not an individual bag—a party-size bag) then ran outside to swing on my swing set, where I proceeded to throw up the entire bag. I know, gross. But I have a point. Read more

LSAT Test Dates 2018-2019 (New July and March Dates Announced!)

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Test Dates 2018-2019 (New July and March Test Dates Announced!) by Manhattan PrepReady 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.


The LSAC is adding two new LSAT test dates for the 2018-2019 year, including a July LSAT and a March LSAT. Read more

LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 7

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 7 by Matt Shinners

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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

When to Include an Addendum on Your Law School Application

Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - When to Include an Addendum on Your Law School Application by Stratus Admissions Counseling

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Typically, law school applicants focus their efforts on writing appealing personal statements and diversity statements—and rightfully so: those are the most important parts of the application. Many candidates, however, neglect the invaluable opportunity extended to them by law schools to put in context experiences that might not be evident from their essays or dry numbers. Almost every law school allows the applicant to submit an optional document—also known as an addendum—without topic restrictions, for that purpose exactly. So, when is such an addendum appropriate? Read more

How Repetition Can Help You Meet Your LSAT Goals

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - How Repetition Can Help You Meet Your LSAT Goals by Ally Bell

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Repetition is a critical part of building expertise. Want to be a talented pianist? At some point, you’ll probably have to play the scales over and over again. Maybe you’d rather be an all-star basketball player? Then you’ll most likely find yourself spending quite a bit of time standing at a free-throw line, practicing your shot repetitively. Read more