Tag Archive: Conditional Statements

Speeding Up with Conditional Statements

Figuring out timing on the LSAT can feel impossible — you might wonder how you’ll ever be able to get through a whole section, let alone devote time to those “extra” steps like anticipating the right answer or diagramming. The catch-22, of course, is that taking the time for those extra steps is necessary (see what we did there?) for getting through a section with adequate time — if you skip them, you’re more likely to waste time and be tempted by wrong answers.

3 Small LSAT-Resolutions for the New Year

Earlier this week, we discussed some resolutions to help you improve your LSAT score, become fabulously wealthy, find a girl/boyfriend, and generally improve your life (non-LSAT results not guaranteed). But there are some other, smaller habits you can implement in 2019 that will help with your LSAT studying, though they won’t help so much with those other things. If you’re studying for the LSAT this year, here are some things you should consider doing:

If You’re Studying for the LSAT, Memorize this List

In an episode of Bob’s Burgers, Tina spends all night practicing a song and dance for her book report on Call of the Wild (which she didn’t read).”You’ll be fine,” says Tina’s mom. “Just remember all the steps … memorize all the lyrics … and don’t mess it up.” For the most part, memorizing for the LSAT has a lot in common with practicing for a report on a book you didn’t read. You’ll be a lot better off working through actual LSAT questions (or just doing the reading for your book report) than you will be trying to take shortcuts.

Diajammable Statements: The Playlist that Will Help You Study for the LSAT

You’ve been studying for the LSAT for some time. Plugging away, figuring out when to make scenarios on Logic Games, how to tag a Reading Comprehension passage, and memorizing those common fallacies that recur on Logical Reasoning. You’ve been diligent, methodical, indefatigable.

The Deal with Principles in Logical Reasoning

Principles come up in a few different contexts in Logical Reasoning on the LSAT. Often, the word “principle” makes LSAT students think that there’s something weird or different or special about a question. Questions involving principles are a tiny bit different, but it’s really not a big deal. So let’s work out how to do these questions.

Your 2018 LSAT New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year from Most Strongly Supported and Blueprint LSAT. New Year’s Resolutions are mostly a parade of self-delusional promises we make to ourselves before summarily breaking them, but this year, that’s going to be different. We promise — at least with respect to your LSAT studies, if you plan on spending part of your 2018 studying for one of the LSATs being held this year. Here are the resolutions you need to make to yourself now to make the most out of that aspect of your new year.

From the Vault: Conditional Statements Made Easy

If you’ve just started studying for the September LSAT, you’re probably learning about conditional statements right now. In two posts this week, we’re going to simplify the process of learning how to diagram these occasionally daunting statements. Today we’re going over how recognize sufficient and necessary conditions.