Category Archive: LSAT

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In Defense of Logic Games

First, to be clear: I will not be arguing that test takers who are blind or visually impaired — like Angelo Binno, whose settlement with the Law School Admissions Council may eventually force LSAC to change or remove the Logic Games section altogether — should have to take the Logic Games section on the LSAT. I am neither a medical expert nor a psychometrician, but after working with an untold number of students I feel confident saying that visual aids like set-ups and scenarios make these games more manageable for basically everyone. It seems manifestly unfair that test takers who cannot use such visual aids should be forced to take the section, and I applaud Binno’s fight to level the LSAT’s playing field.

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Is the LSAT Done Playing (Logic) Games with Us?

Since the 80s, LSAT test writers have forced test takers to battle some difficult Logic Games: circles, dinosaurs, buildings … the test writers have given us plenty to be shocked about. This week, some pretty startling news came out, giving test writers a constraint more difficult than anything seen on a test: within four years, the Logic Games section, as we know it, may be gone.

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How to Use Law School Predictors

Finally, finally, there’s a nip in the air. The leaves are changing colors and the semester’s first solo cup pyramids have collapsed under the weight of mid-semester exam prep. You know what that means. It’s pumpkin spice season! Also, time to get working on those law school applications.

“But, but … how do I know where to apply?” you might be saying. You may also be saying, “Actually, I’ve been dreaming of going to Harvard Law since I saw Legally Blonde as an impressionable youth. How hard could it be to get in?”

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Your Guide to the Updated 2019-2020 LSAT Schedule

There’s a brave new world of LSAT opportunities for those students planning to take the test in 2019. Not only are students choosing among seven test dates, but they also have the option of taking the exam multiple times and (potentially) in different formats.

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Don’t Give Up on Reading Comp!

Let us guess which LSAT concepts have you been tackling lately? Perhaps you dedicated last week to nailing down logical fallacies? Maybe you were suddenly inspired to start doing circul —- uh, challenging, logic games? Let’s just admit it: logic games can be a lot of fun!

Ok, now let us guess what you didn’t study: Reading Comprehension.

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Your LSAT Horoscope

I’m so glad you’ve come to seek the advice of the stars today. Some people want the input of the cosmos to help interpret their romantic futures, their tangled pasts, or their upcoming fortunes. But here, we’re looking to interpret a more … intellectual puzzle. What can your astrological sign tell you about your approach to the LSAT? So come in, come in. Let’s see what the celestial bodies have to say about your study habits.

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Which Schools Are Accepting the GRE Now?

For years, law schools were wedded to the LSAT. Like any marriage, it had its ups and downs, but it was a bedrock relationship. The LSAT, after all, was the test developed for law schools. The LSAT pledged to help law school assess the lawyerly mettle of applicants; law schools promised to use the LSAT as its primary means of applicant appraisal. Through these vows, a mutually beneficial partnership was forged.

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September 2019 Post-LSAT Carnival

To celebrate the fact that we’ve made it through another LSAT, we’re throwing a party. And not just any kind of party — a carnival! Yes, a veritable carnival. But not the capital-C Caribbean cruise Carnival. Nor is it the wild party from Brazil “carny-vahl.” And it’s definitely not that menacing Italian character … that’s a Cannavale. It’s a post-LSAT carnival.

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Your September 2019 LSAT Instant Reaction

You made it. You just finished the September 2019 LSAT. You completed the LSAT-leg of your journey to law school and the legal profession. And — for reasons known only to you — you have chosen to spend your first post-LSAT moments with us, an LSAT blog. At any rate, we’re definitely happy to have you.

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You Got This: How to Get Prepared for the Big Day Tomorrow

You’ve (almost) made it. Tomorrow’s the big day. The day you’ve been dreading looking forward to since you plodded through your first logic game. But whether you’re an anxious test-taker or an adrenaline junkie who lives for the thrill of the challenge, it’s only one more sleep until the September LSAT. Hey, don’t make that face! C’mon with me, we’re gonna walk through how to make it through today together.