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What Should I Focus on Next on the LSAT?

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - What Should I Focus on Next on the LSAT? by Matt Shinners

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There’s a tendency towards the end of people’s LSAT prep times to take PrepTest after PrepTest. They’ve learned the basics, they’ve exhausted instructional material, and they don’t know what to focus on, so they focus on PrepTests. Read more

How to Improve Your LSAT Study Using Spaced Repetition

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - How to Improve Your LSAT Study Using Spaced Repetition by Chris Gentry

Learning science has come a long way in recent years, and we’ve been learning with it. 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 me, one of the primary challenges to LSAT study was just putting the pieces together in a way that made sense. And I must admit, I went about it in precisely the worst possible way. I opted for what I would now call a “brute force” method of LSAT study: just doing, and re-doing, and re-doing certain problem types. 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

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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

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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

The Unspoken Skills of LSAT Logic Games

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - The Unspoken Skills of LSAT Logic Games by Matt Shinners

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Perfect diagrams. Inferences. Frames upon frames upon frames. No mistakes. A brain like John Nash. When someone thinks about what characterizes a top-scorer on the LSAT Logic Games section, a list like this generally comes to mind.

It’s…pretty wrong. 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

Secrets of an LSAT Tutor: Analyzing Practice Test Results

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Secrets of an LSAT Tutor: Analyzing Practice Test Results by Ally Bell

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If you’re reading this post, chances are high that you’ve taken an LSAT practice test fairly recently. Good for you! Now, what did you do after that practice test? Did you do a blind review? Write down an error log? Enter your results into Manhattan Prep’s Navigator tool to get data-based practice recommendations? Awesome, awesome, and more awesome! As a private LSAT tutor, I advise all of my students to take all those steps, too. But even after all of that hard work by my students and Navigator, I still like to take a look at the test results myself. Why? Because there are a few more things that I find helpful for tailoring my students’ study plans. And you may find them helpful, too! If you want to take the same approach as an LSAT tutor to your most recent practice test data, here’s what you can look for: Read more