Tag Archive: LSAT

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Limiting Stress and Test-Day Frustrations

Stress is a part of life, but it can be especially difficult to manage on the eve of a life-changing test like the LSAT. If you are preparing for the February exam, you are acutely aware of the way a small point difference on the LSAT can dramatically impact your school and career prospects, as well as your debt burden for years to come. But managing your stress and testing frustrations are an essential part of performing well on the exam, and much more importantly, in supporting your long-term mental health.

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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.

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Start your law school journey on the right foot with two free webinars next week

Good morning, law school hopeful. Future badass litigator. Or perhaps future meticulous contract-maker.

You’re starting down the path to law school and a fulfilling career as an attorney. And, trust us, as you walk down this path, you’ll have to make many, many choices. And your success is largely dependent on the choices you make. Believe it or not, the first important choice you’ll make is coming up, right now.

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Stabilizing Unstable Grouping Games

Recent administrations of the LSAT have seen an uptick in a certain type of Logic Game that we at Blueprint like to call unstable grouping games. If that phrase seems like a string of gibberish to you, here’s an example of the type of game we’re referring to:

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Identifying Cause and Effect Relationships

Cause and effect relationships were probably one of the argument structures that you were most comfortable with before starting your LSAT prep. You see A happen…A is followed be B…so you know that A caused B.

But as much as I hate to shatter this appealingly simple worldview, you’re going to find with the LSAT that cause and effect relationships usually make for weak arguments.

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Mastering the Third Stage of Your LSAT Studies

The February LSAT is growing nearer and so Blueprint LSAT classes are getting into the last few lessons with new material. In the last few months, we’ve gone over what to cover in the first and second stages of your studies. Now let’s talk about the big and important things to focus on in the third stage.

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Last Chance to Get 20% Off Tutoring!

It’s a new year, and in a not at all overhyped and cliché way, it could be a whole new you! While 2017 might have been a time of uncertainty about your future, a year marred by a disappointing LSAT exam, or a period void of motivation — January 2018 is full of opportunities. If you are thinking about taking (or re-taking) the LSAT, there is no better time to make those plans and to find the right educational tools for your success!