Maria LaBella

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The Rewards of Rereading

Logical Reasoning stimuli are generally quite dense. In deceptively small paragraphs, they contain nuanced propositions that you can expect to be tested on.

In encountering this complex material, even savvy students can struggle to catch all of the relevant content during their first read. Indeed, I’ve seen this happen with countless 160+ scorers.

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On Confidence and Time Pressure

The Law School Admissions Test would, of course, be substantially easier if it didn’t impose time limits. Without them, test-takers could mull over RC passages, LR stimuli, and LG intros to their hearts’ content, and debate every answer choice at length. The perceived pressure of the whole testing ordeal would abate considerably, and virtually everyone would be likely to score markedly higher in the end.

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On the LSAT, Confidence Is Key

Something that rarely gets discussed in LSAT preparation, despite being extremely important, is the role that an individual’s confidence plays in their success. We talk at length about how to solve questions correctly, and how to manage time on particular sections. But another, ever-present factor that can significantly impact an LSAT outcome is confidence.