Tag Archive: Test Anxiety

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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.

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Blueprint’s Guide to LSAT Test Centers

Fall 2019 Update: We’ve updated this ever-growing list of test center reviews to include test centers listed for the September, October, and November 2019 LSAT. We’ve also added Atlanta, Charlotte, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, and Portland to the list of cities we’ve included. We believe this is the most comprehensive, easy-to-use LSAT test center review guide on the internet.

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How to Limit Test Anxiety Before the LSAT

The day before the LSAT — you are truly so close to being finished with a huge step in the application process, the last thing you need is for your mind to hold you back from demonstrating your potential. Anxiety is so common before (and during) a big exam, I’d be more surprised to hear that someone wasn’t feeling anxious the day before the LSAT. So, as an expert in Having Taken the LSAT and Some Other Tests, I’m here to share the practices that have helped me deal with LSAT test anxiety and will hopefully be helpful to you too.

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Blueprint’s Guide to LSAT Test Centers, Winter 2019

Winter 2019 Update: With LSAC amending their list of test centers for the January 2019 LSAT, we decided to update our guide to LSAC’s test centers. Below, we have every information on every test center within a 100 mile radius of the locations where we hold our classroom courses. This is our most comprehensive guide to date.

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How the Actual LSAT Compares to Practice Exams

If you signed up for the June ’18 LSAT, your exam is just 10 days away. That’s not even long enough to binge-watch every season of Supernatural. Let’s assume you’ve done everything right up to this point in your studies: drilled down the fundamentals, made your way through the curriculum of each section type and completed multiple practice exams under exam-day conditions. But speaking for all of the law school-bound perfectionists eager to use every opportunity to prepare for the exam, I can tell you that there are some things about your official, LSAC-administered LSAT that just won’t be the same as what you practice. The best you can do now is to read about the particularities of Test Day and give yourself the time to get mentally ready for this oh-so-unique experience.

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Limiting Stress and Test-Day Frustrations

Stress is a part of life, but it can be especially difficult to manage on the eve of a life-changing test like the LSAT. If you are preparing for the February exam, you are acutely aware of the way a small point difference on the LSAT can dramatically impact your school and career prospects, as well as your debt burden for years to come. But managing your stress and testing frustrations are an essential part of performing well on the exam, and much more importantly, in supporting your long-term mental health.

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Minimizing Your LSAT Anxiety, Explained Through Four Scenarios

Anxiety affects virtually every LSAT student in one way or another. After all, it’s a test that could impact your entire career. The good news is that you can prepare yourself to handle some of the most stressful situations students deal with on the LSAT and learn how to minimize that anxiety on exam day. Let’s look at some of the most high pressure LSAT scenarios students face, so you’ll be ready for them on your exam.

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Minimizing Nerves and Building Confidence for Test Day

One of the challenges of taking the LSAT is that, of course, test day feels like a high-stakes situation — you’ve been preparing for months, and you feel like you only have one shot to get it right. You probably can’t totally avoid test day nerves unless you’re some kind of LSAT-taking robot, but there are some ways to minimize them; furthermore, there are ways to encourage confidence, which is the LSAT secret sauce. Here’s the skinny on each.