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What to Do if You’re Itching to Start October LSAT Prep

Now that we’re well into July, there are only a couple weeks until most of Blueprint’s live summer LSAT Prep classes start. As we told you yesterday, there are a couple October LSAT administrative items that you should take care of as soon as possible.

However, there are probably some eager beavers out there who also want to start studying for the October LSAT this very minute. To you I say: 1) you’re crazy, and 2) I’m here to help.

First of all, you may be tempted to buy some LSAT prep materials from other companies to get a head start on studying. I strongly discourage doing so — not because there is anything wrong with other companies’ materials, but because the Blueprint LSAT Prep method is unique to Blueprint LSAT Prep, and you don’t want to pick up any bad habits or confuse yourself before the class starts.

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Heed Caution When Scouring Law School Discussion Boards

Like most Blueprint LSAT Prep instructors, I did not originally sign up for the LSAT just for kicks or because I have a deep love of standardized testing. When I enrolled in my own Blueprint LSAT Prep class, I intended to apply to law school that fall.

In a turn of events that my students find appalling, I ended up getting a 178 LSAT score after taking a Blueprint LSAT Prep course — but decided not to apply to law school after all. But I’m not writing this post to brag about my LSAT score (or not primarily for that reason, anyway). Instead, having once been in your shoes, I want to discuss an ailment that afflicts some people who are applying to law school.

Let’s call it “forum frenzy.”

Perhaps you’ll recognize the symptoms.

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Spring 2013 Blueprint LSAT Prep Classes Starting Very Soon

If you follow college basketball, you know that March Madness is almost upon us.

If you follow the LSAT prep world, you know it is already here.

There are just a few weeks left to sign up for a spring 2013 Blueprint LSAT Prep course, so if you plan on taking the June LSAT and want the most effective and most entertaining instruction available, sign up for an LSAT course now. After our Berkeley LSAT prep class kicks things off tomorrow, here’s when the rest of the spring 2013 Blueprint LSAT Prep courses begin — as well as the instructor teaching the course:

Blueprint LSAT Prep Courses Starting March 24:

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7 Days Left to Submit to Blueprint LSAT Prep’s Video Contest

Alright, procrastinators. This LSAT blog post is for you.

Blueprint LSAT Prep is giving away a free LSAT course via a video contest called “Shoot a PSA, Win a Free Blueprint LSAT Prep Course,” but you only have a week left to enter. Here’s what to do:

1: Visit and “like” the Blueprint LSAT Prep Facebook page.

2: Click the “Contests” tab (or the forthcoming link) to get to the contest page.

3: Register for the video contest.

4: Upload your submission.

5: Receive votes and win stuff.

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June LSAT Prep Must: The Blueprint for LSAT Logic Games

It’s an interesting time in the world right now. There’s no Pope. Justin Bieber is in the early stages of his downfall. And Kim Jong-un is threatening to nuke America — despite Dennis Rodman’s best(?) efforts to convince him otherwise.

Also, the transition into June LSAT prep mode is happening right now. Law school applications numbers are expected to continue to fall, so most people taking the June LSAT really want to get into law school. As always, the higher your LSAT, the better your chances of admission. But if you want a high LSAT score, it’s going to take some work. And some help.

Enter: The Blueprint for LSAT Logic Games — the new LSAT book from Blueprint LSAT Prep.

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Logical Reasonings / 3.1.13

A) How’s a free Blueprint LSAT Prep class sound? Enter our video contest and it could be yours. Facebook.

B) Michigan Law has a new debt wizard tool that you need to check out ASAP. Above the Law.

C) Hey, don’t forget: Sinkholes exist. CNN.

D) Chipotle has a 1,500-calorie burrito you know nothing about. Fast Company.

E) This blog may or may not be the creation of Blueprint LSAT Prep staff. It also may or may not be incredible. Bad Latte Art.

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How I Scored a 180 on the LSAT

When people read about my LSAT score (180), they often ask, “How the hell…?”

That’s a good question, and one I don’t even know if I can answer to anyone’s satisfaction. Gator meat, though, played a large role.

I decided to go to law school after graduation rather late in the game. Until the end of my junior year, I was planning to go into pharmaceutical research (hence the biochemistry degree). It sounded like a great plan.

Then, I spent a semester in a lab.

It’s hot, sweaty, and mostly boring. You sit around measuring out miniscule amounts of catalysts, and then wait around for your reaction to finish.

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Logical Reasonings / 4.24.12

A) Eight out of ten dentists agree: One in five New York law school graduates are finding jobs at small law firms. Law.

B) If you haven’t learned about LSAT fallacies in your LSAT prep class yet, here’s a fallacious taste. Your Logical Fallacy Is.

C) Hulett “Bucky” Askew and his bow tie are stepping down as the American Bar Association’s law school watchdog. National Law Journal.

D) The Florida Supreme Court will consider whether or not illegal immigrants should be allowed to practice law. Meanwhile, the Arizona Supreme Court said it would like to see the Florida Supreme Court’s papers. MSNBC.

E) Know how pizza chains are always unveiling some new gimmick pie — usually having something to do with the crust? Pizza Hut Middle East has taken it to a whole new level. Eater.

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Logical Reasonings / 4.12.12

A) Where were you when you got invited to play in the WNBA? Tina Thompson was in an LSAT prep class. Huffington Post.

B) The US Department of Justice vs. Apple is a go. New York Times.

C) North Korea is going to be sooooo grounded after this. Yahoo! News.

D) Want to raise your hand in class, but aren’t sure? Here’s a guide. Doghouse Diaries.

E) Oh, so thaaaaaat’s who took that URL. Capybaras That Look Like Rafael Nadal.