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LSAT Preparation Best Practices

Practice is the key to achieving a top LSAT score.  The key to successful practice is in the details.  As you begin your LSAT preparation, test day should dictate how you study.  Build good habits and make sure you have…

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Life as a 1L: Supplements…Worth It or Not?

This is what awaits you as a 1L…
Its mid to late September, you have heard other people mention terms like Hornbook or Treatise.  However, the people you likely hear talking about them are other 1L’s that have a brother,…

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How to Avoid Law School Rankings Tunnel Vision

Are you that guy?  You know, the guy who says, “I’m going to go to this law school which is ranked at #37 because this other school that I got into is ranked lower, at #56.”  Worse yet, are you…

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Accepted to Law School? Time for the Campus Visit!

You have narrowed it down to two or three acceptances and have decided that you want to visit the campuses before you make your final decision.  My first suggestion is that you try and plan your trip sooner rather than…

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LSAT Timing Strategies: To Speed Up… Slow Down!

When it comes to standardized tests, the LSAT is one of the absolute worst about not giving you much time to work with.  For much of the test you only have a little over a minute, on average, per question,…

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On the LSAT and in law school, Suffice it to say, this stuff is necessary – Part II.

Last week I explained the basic, abstract concepts of necessity and sufficiency, let me show you a brief example of how they relate to law school and the practice of law.  On the first day of my criminal law class,…

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Accepted! Now What?

So the acceptance letter has come and gone, and the buzz and excitement is now turning to a bit of apprehension and anxiety.  Majority of 1L’s feel this way around the August and September months of their 1L year.
Here…

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A Few Questions to Ask After You’ve Been Accepted to Law School

Congratulations!  You did it.  You’ve been accepted to law school.  Now that all your hard work has paid off, it’s time to celebrate … tonight anyway.   Keep in mind though that when you wake up tomorrow (or perhaps in a…

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Assumptions: Bridging & the Art of Negation

Assumption questions are a huge part of the Logical Reasoning portion of the LSAT, which makes up two, out of the four, graded sections.  So (keyword, indicating conclusion), it is something every LSAT taker must master.  The good news, or…

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Suffice it to say, this stuff is necessary – Part I.

Sufficiency and necessity are the most consistently tested concepts on the LSAT.  Mastering these two skills will vastly improve and stabilize your LSAT score.  In the Kaplan LSAT class, we introduce the concepts of sufficiency and necessity during the first…

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