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LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 12

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 12 by Matt Shinners

Welcome to our LSAT Reading Comprehension Club! Like a book club, but more LSAT. And fewer pages. Read more about it, and why we think it’ll help you with Reading Comp, in our first LSAT Reading Comprehension Club article here. Read more

Probability Theory, the LSAT, and You (Part 3)

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Probability Theory, the LSAT, and You (Part 3) by Ben Rashkovich

Today, let’s look at a specific use case of Bayesian probability theory on the LSAT! Read more

Balancing LSAT Study and Your Life

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Balancing LSAT Study and Your Life by Ally Bell

The number-one problem facing most of my LSAT students isn’t what you might think. It’s not nightmares about Logic Games with fifty rules or Reading Comprehension passages with teeth. It’s not learning inferences, Conditional Logic, or common flaws. It’s balancing LSAT study with their lives. Read more

LSAT Sufficient Assumption Questions: Be the D.A. for the Day!

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Sufficient Assumption Questions: Be the D.A. for the Day! by Patrick Tyrrell

Ready to study the right way? We incorporate the latest discoveries in learning science into our LSAT course to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your prep. Want to see? Try the first session of any of our upcoming courses for free.


Congratulations, you are the District Attorney… til about 5:45 or 6:00 p.m. Thanks to a new law that voters moronically passed via referendum last April, the role of District Attorney will cycle through local citizens, much as it does with jury duty. Today, it’s your turn to try to win some convictions. Read more

LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 11

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 11 by Matt Shinners

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Welcome to our LSAT Reading Comprehension Club! Like a book club, but more LSAT. And fewer pages. Read more about it, and why we think it’ll help you with Reading Comp, in our first LSAT Reading Comprehension Club article here. Read more

LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 10

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 10 by Matt Shinners

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Welcome to our LSAT Reading Comprehension Club! Like a book club, but more LSAT. And fewer pages. Read more about it, and why we think it’ll help you with Reading Comp, in our first LSAT Reading Comprehension Club article here. Read more

Probability Theory, the LSAT, and You (Part 2)

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Probability Theory, the LSAT, and You (Part 2) by Ben Rashkovich

Ready to study the right way? We incorporate the latest discoveries in learning science into our LSAT course to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your prep. Want to see? Try the first session of any of our upcoming courses for free.


Welcome back to Nerdville, folks! Today, we continue our discussion on the relationship between probability theory and the LSAT. If you haven’t read Part 1 of this series, go check it out.

All refreshed? Have you solved the cookie jar word problem yet? Are you wondering how in the world Bayesian probability theory could link up to LSAT test-taking strategies?

Wonder no further! Let’s begin. Read more

Logical Reasoning Flaw Questions in the News

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Logical Reasoning Flaw Questions in the News by Patrick Tyrrell

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1/6 of our questions in Logical Reasoning are Flaw questions, and about 45-50% of the answer choices in Logical Reasoning Flaw questions (over the past ten tests) refer to one of these 10 Famous Flaws: Read more

My Manhattan Prep: Hear from Real GMAT, GRE, and LSAT Students

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - My Manhattan Prep: Hear from Real GMAT, GRE, and LSAT Students by Manhattan Prep

From aspiring business leaders to high-powered lawyers to education pioneers, our students come from all walks of life but are united by a common purpose: the desire to realize their best selves. For the next month, we’ll be sharing their Manhattan Prep stories with you. Read more

Probability Theory, the LSAT, and You (Part 1)

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Probability Theory, the LSAT, and You (Part 1) by Ben Rashkovich

Ready to study the right way? We incorporate the latest discoveries in learning science into our LSAT course to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your prep. Want to see? Try the first session of any of our upcoming courses for free.


For reasons that are basically too nerdy to explain, I’ve recently gotten interested in probability theory. Specifically, I’ve been looking into something called Bayes’ Theorem (pronounced “bay-zz”), which underpins one way to think about what probability “means.”

Oof. Read more