Category Archive: LSAT

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Tips for So-Called “Slow” Readers on the LSAT

The philosopher-king Rod Stewart once said, “Time is on your side.” He was not referring to the LSAT, where time is definitively not on your side. One of the most vexing problems people studying for the LSAT face is identifying as a “slow reader.” The LSAT, of course, is a timed test. Everyone gets 35 minutes to do the same number of Logical Reasoning questions and Reading Comprehension passages as everyone else. And yet, there is a huge variance in how quickly people read and absorb the information. So, if you’re a person who feels like it takes you a long time to read these questions and passages, this whole exam seems kind of unfair, right?

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Will the LSAT switch to an adaptive model like the GMAT or GRE?

Earlier this week, we covered the news that LSAC is testing out the administration of a digital LSAT. Today, let’s wildly speculate about what this means for the future of the LSAT. Specifically, could the LSAT of the future be a computer-adaptive test like the GMAT and GRE? LSAC has definitely studied the possibility.

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Last Chance: 20% off all tutoring ends tonight at 6:30 PST!

You guys, this is the last day to take advantage of Blueprint’s spring tutoring sale. If you want 20% off of any tutoring purchase with us, you have until 6:30 pm PST to make it happen. Look, we’ll make it easy for you. Literally all you have to do is go on the website here and put in promo code SPRING20 at checkout.

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Studying for the LSAT with Your Full, Busy Life

As an LSAT instructor, I frequently field questions from LSAT hopefuls who are wondering how to balance studying for the LSAT with their busy schedules.

After all, studying for the LSAT is essentially a part-time job on top of all your normal activities—if you’re in the live Blueprint class, for instance, you’re probably spending 8-12 hours per week in class, and that’s not even counting the time you spend doing homework.

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Law School Admission Standards Have Been Declining. That’s Good News … Right …?

Harvard Law recently decided to allow applicants to submit GRE scores in lieu of LSAT scores. The move has added fuel to the fire that law schools are needlessly lowering their academic standards. Good news for those who are about to apply, right? Well … lower standards come with ramifications both positive and negative.

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This Week Only: 20% Off All Blueprint Tutoring Purchases!

hh, the signposts of spring are among us. Winter is washing away with the balmy breezes of mid-April. Delphiniums and peonies are blooming. Antihistamine sales are booming. Your Instagram feed is full of your friends doing fun stuff, whether it’s hiking, enjoying a cool rosé outside, or partying at a $700 million dollar music festival.

And here you are, studying rigorously for the LSAT. You’re indoors, trying to make sense out of logic games and reading comprehension. And that’s great! You have a goal, and you are resolute in achieving that goal. But maybe you’re feeling a little stuck. Maybe you feel like you need to get a study plan in order for the exam. Or maybe you’re a little intimidated by the sheer amount of things to do in the 55 days before the exam (Oh yeah, the test is less than two months away. Try to breathe.).

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Starting Monday: 20% Off on All Blueprint Tutoring Packages!

LSAT studiers, let’s a have a chat. Pull up a chair. Imagine that I am across from you, sitting backwards in a chair, arms crossed over the top of the seat just like a cool 90s guy about to give sage advice. Because that’s what I’m here for. Sage advice. You ready?

We are officially two-months away from the June LSAT.