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It’s Spring Break… from the LSAT?

Having just returned to my tame everyday life from sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida- home of the chaos known as “Spring Break”- I can tell you that just about everything but “taking a break” was going on down there. Now, let …

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Updating Law School Applications

If you have been placed on a law school waiting list or still have not heard back from some of your schools, now is the time to update your applications with any new information.  The easiest way to do this …

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The Form of Logic

Formal logic is a skill that is very important, and highly tested, on the LSAT.  Formal logic will appear in three of the four scored sections of the exam.  First, formal logic appears in almost every analytical reasoning, which …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.…

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