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LSAT Reading Comp Book Club V: Wrap-Up

Dan McCarthy is a veteran Blueprint LSAT Prep instructor. This is his final post in a series on improving one’s reading skills for the LSAT reading comprehension section.

We have finally reached the end of the first edition of the LSAT Reading Comp Book Club. My motivation in writing these posts has been to provide an answer to one of the most common questions my students ask me: What can I read to get additional practice for LSAT reading comprehension? If you’ve been reading these posts faithfully, you now have three solid starting points.

If you haven’t been reading them faithfully (tisk tisk), here’s your chance to catch up:

LSAT Reading Comp Book Club I: The Introduction

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LSAT Reading Comp Book Club III: The Ancestor’s Tale


The word alone is enough to strike fear into the hearts of many LSAT takers. One of the reasons many people go to law school is that they’re not very good at science – maybe even afraid of it. For the most part, that’s fine. The LSAT is one of the only big standardized tests where you can get a perfect score without having a working knowledge of the Pythagorean theorem. If you can handle a couple of logical reasoning questions discussing basic concepts of numbers and percentages, you’re in the clear.

With one exception.

Just about every LSAT has one reading comp passage that deals with a scientific subject.