Tag Archive: LSAT preparation

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Making the Most of Your LSAT Practice Tests

As we come down to the wire here, practice tests are increasingly important as an LSAT practice tool. They’re hugely useful for replicating the experience of a real test, and for exposing you to more and more questions.

But a practice test is perhaps most useful for helping you identify what you don’t know – and if you aren’t testing with that in mind, then you’re far from optimizing those PTs. How can you make sure you’re getting the most out of those grueling hours? By focusing on your errors.

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What to Do During October LSAT Crunch Time

You have about three and a half weeks before the October LSAT. It’s crunch time. But you’re probably busy with school, work, or both. What to do, what to do? Well, here are some tips.

Focus On Logic Games

The Logic Games section is the most learnable part of the LSAT. There’s nothing optional about the games strategies you’ve learned. You have to know and master all of them. You don’t have the time to freestyle it. Don’t know the difference between an overbooked and an underbooked game, and why it matters? Go back and review. Don’t know how to play the numbers? Go back and review.

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From the Archives: Tricky LSAT Phrases to Keep an Eye Out For

This post originally ran on January 15, 2013 – but as it turns out, LSAC is still up to the same tricks. Avoid wording-related confusion on the LSAT by brushing up on these commonly-confused phrases.

The skills that the LSAT tests are complicated and difficult to learn. Whether it’s diagramming conditional statements, assembling the setup to a game, or knowing what to pay attention to in reading comp, this stuff ain’t easy. But what can make things even harder is when the LSAT buries these already-confusing concepts in perplexing linguistic phrasings.

Luckily, we’re here to help.

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The LSAT Preseason Is Over

The NFL regular season begins tonight. The preseason, an annual four-game exercise devoted to figuring out roster spots and fleecing season ticket holders, is over. Starting tonight, there will be much less talk of deflated balls and the extent to which said balls merit punishment for the alleged deflators, and much more talk of who’s winning and losing.

It just so happens that the shift from the preseason to the regular season coincides with a shift in how those studying for the October LSAT should view their practice tests. Of course, on the LSAT, nothing counts until the real thing, but there are parallels nonetheless.

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Test Your Skills on the Toughest LSAT Logic Games Ever

With the October LSAT just around the corner, you should be in the refining stages for each of the three question types. This includes Logic Games, which – as perhaps the most learnable section – is a great place to invest some fine-tuning.

Once you’ve mastered the fundamentals, one great way to get prepared for LG is to challenge yourself with some of the hardest Games known to mankind. Additionally, practicing on these Games will familiarize you with the identifying characteristics of uniquely challenging games, enabling you to pick them out of the lineup on test day.

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One Month To Go ‘Til the October LSAT!

Don’t panic, but there’s exactly one month left before the October LSAT. Being four weeks out from test day is a frightening prospect, no matter where you’re at or where you want to be. We get that, but we also get that some students (you know who you are) psych themselves out a little extra around this time in their studies. Our goal here is to calm those neurotic perfectionists, and maybe also light a fire under some other folks’ bums.

With a month to go, you want to be near a mastery of the fundamentals. Within the next week or so, you should assess your diagramming, your RC annotating, and your skill at Grouping, Ordering, and Combination games. It’s important to spend a good amount of time drilling in these next couple weeks to hammer out any imperfections in your skills.

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Win Free LSAT Tutoring!

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LSAT On the Go with Blueprint’s iOS App

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few months, you’ve probably heard that Blueprint has an iOS app now. If you mentally diagrammed that last sentence, congratulations, you’re studying for the LSAT.

Today, we’ll talk about what the app does and how to use it to help you study. Our app is only for current students, so if you want to use it you’ll have to sign up for a Blueprint in-person or online course.

In the app, you can watch lesson videos, do homework, score homework, get breakdowns of how the homework went including full explanations, take practice tests and score practice tests. Everything you do will earn your points and advance your status on the Greatest Chain of Being — you’ll start with pretty much no status and end up someplace much better.

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Get It While It’s Hot – October 2015 LSAT Online Course Now On Sale!

Are you preparing for the October 2015 LSAT? If so, are you looking to get the most bang for your buck? Of course you are. Boy, do we have some good news for you: The price of our summer online course, Blueprint: The Movie, has decreased $850 to $650!

Our 88-hour online course covers the same awesome curriculum as our superlative live courses, but – unlike the live course – pants are optional. We’ll teach you the best methods for tackling each section of the LSAT, and we’ll do it in style with hand-drawn animations. If you’re the type that hates to be tied down, you can take the course anywhere with our iOS app. In addition to the lessons, you’ll receive access to tons of real LSAT questions, including 2,173 homework questions, awesome video explanations for every homework question, and a slew of extra practice exams to hone your skills. And if you need extra reinforcements, you’ll be able to email any questions to a veteran Blueprint LSAT Prep instructor.

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Logical Reasonings / 8.11.15

A) You can now get our awesome online course for the October 2015 LSAT for the low, low price of $650. Check it out! Blueprint LSAT

B) A federal judge upheld procedures that will make it easier to get disability accommodations on the LSAT. National Law Journal

C) Here are some tips on writing a great personal statement. U.S. News

D) A former intern of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen is suing, saying she worked 50-hour weeks and didn’t get paid. New York Daily News

E) Tomorrow night will be your best chance in five years to see shooting stars. ABC