Tag Archive: Test Strategy

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Getting to Yes on the LSAT

Before you start law school, the one book everyone will tell you to read is Getting to Maybe. As its subtitle How to Excel on Law School Exams might suggest, it’s a tract on how to excel on law school exams. Its essential thesis is that up to law school, most exams lavishly award students who can identify the “right” answer. But a law school exam — in which complex fact patterns are devised with no clear “right” answer, requiring students to apply legal analysis to both sides of an issue — is a different beast that requires a different approach. The book describes how to live and thrive in this land of “maybe” in which law school exams exist.

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On the LSAT, Confidence Is Key

Something that rarely gets discussed in LSAT preparation, despite being extremely important, is the role that an individual’s confidence plays in their success. We talk at length about how to solve questions correctly, and how to manage time on particular sections. But another, ever-present factor that can significantly impact an LSAT outcome is confidence.

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What to Do with Practice Exam Number 2

When you’re taking an LSAT class, the second practice test you take can be a bit scary. You’ve been learning new things and practicing applying them to LSAT questions, but now all of a sudden there’s a test. With a time limit. You get a score. It’s a bit intimidating, and since many Blueprint LSAT classes are having their second practice exam this weekend it’s a good time to discuss what to expect. How should you interpret this test?