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Practice for the LSAT? Try TV Commercials

There are a few television shows that I love to watch and I eagerly look forward to sitting down and catching up with my favorite characters or matching my trivia knowledge to others. The best part of TV these days …

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Scoring Higher on Reading Comp – The Power of Prediction

Like all sections of the LSAT, Reading Comprehension presents its own challenges. Students looking at Reading Comp often comment on the difficulty of reading through long (and sometimes boring) passages and answering questions in limited time. The ultimate goal …

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Spotlight on Logical Reasoning – Principle Questions

While it’s tough to see how some of the tasks you’ve been set on the LSAT relate to the study or practice of law, that’s not the case for principle questions – an “up and coming” Logical Reasoning question type.…

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Reading Comp Success – Reading Smarter

 Of the four scored sections on the LSAT, the one that is most familiar to test takers is the reading comprehension section. As a prerequisite for most colleges, the college entrance exams (the SAT or ACT) each have …

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Time and Mind Management for LSAT Success

I recently had a former student call me very excited about his LSAT score. He scored in the high 150s and was looking forward to applying to law school in the fall. What made him particularly happy about his score …

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Careers in Law – Life as a Litigator

When we’re not talking specifically about the LSAT, one of the most common questions my students ask is “what did you do when you were a lawyer?” Thinking back on my own experience applying to law school (and I …

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The Best Lawyer Movies of the Century

Everyone needs a little break from prepping for the LSAT. Might we suggest grabbing a bowl of popcorn and taking a quick break to watch one of your favorite lawyer movies?

I don’t know what it is about lawyer …

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The Lighter Side of the Law – An Ode to Pi

Although there’s no math on the LSAT (a fact for which many a prospective law student has thanked her lucky stars), today’s post has a mathematical bent: in honour of the recently celebrated Pi Day (3/14), we’re going to look …

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The Elephant in the Room – US News & World Report Law School Rankings

This week co-Blogger Stuart Kovinsky and I have been looking at factors in deciding which law school to attend. In his blog, Stuart points out that law school rankings are not in his top 3 factors, and I certainly agree.

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Choosing a Law School – Factors to Consider

The snow is starting to thaw, the birds are returning from the south and you need a break from your diligent LSAT studies. Spring is the perfect time to start your law school research.

For far too many …

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