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Formal Logic Translations

When my kids were little and would ask me if they could do something I would sometimes need to say no (Trust me – it was for good reasons). Never ones to give up without a fight, they would continue

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War of the Worlds of Formal Logic

 

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Understanding Formal Logic is a critical skill for LSAT success. As we discussed on Monday, every day we experience conditional statements su
ch as “if I stop for coffee, I will be late for work” and yet, stopping for coffee does

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In 2013, Resolve to Predict

LSAT Blog10…9…8… the Countdown is on! Are you winding down toward the end of 2012 and the beginning of 2013? Reflecting thoughtfully on last year’s ups and downs, promising yourself to make positive changes in the New Year? Perhaps simply …

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The LSAT: It is relevant to law school and beyond.

By:  Aaron Abernathy

It’s fair to say that many, if not most, LSAT test-takers don’t find studying for the LSAT the most fun they ever had. Many LSAT Blogdislike it with an intensity that’s only slightly less than that of a …

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2 Months to Test Day: Reducing Stress on the LSAT

As an initial disclaimer, it should be stated that everyone handles stress and reduces stress in different ways.So this writing will be somewhat subjective based on my take on stress.However, this blog will also be partially objective based on the …

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A Logical Approach to Logical Reasoning on the LSAT

From the beginning, students often see the logical reasoning section as the most intuitive section of the exam.If this is how you feel, or felt, when you first begin studying for the LSAT then good for you.

The logical reasoning

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Deconstructing the LSAT

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Everyone does it differently, but at the end of the day, everyone still has to take it. That it is the LSAT. Seeing

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LSAT Test Day – A First-Hand Account

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Everyone that wants to study law is going to take the LSAT. It’s a given fact. A few [months] back, I discussed the

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Overlooked Alternatives in Logical Reasoning

The Logical Reasoning section of the LSAT contains a number of frequently repeated argumentative structures. One of the most common involves an author using the given evidence to reach a definitive conclusion without considering alternative factors. Here’s an example of …

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Formal LSAT Logic – The Unless Dilemma

Given a statement in “if X, then Y” format, most people are perfectly comfortable writing it down in shorthand (X → Y) and forming the contrapositive (No Y → No X). However, there’s one formal logic keyword that distracts and …

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