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Guide to LSAT Logic Games

Logic games is an area many LSAT test takers struggle with at first. Each game presents its own challenges and may leave the test-taker unsure of where to start. Kaplan’s five step method to logic games increases your speed and accuracy while decreasing the stress of logic games. Once you master the Kaplan Logic Games […]

When Should I Take the MCAT? An Ultimate Guide

With 30 test dates to choose from in 2020, it can be easy to put the decision of when to take the 2020 MCAT on the back-burner. But in reality, choosing when to take the MCAT is a very important choice. Think about it like this: lots of longer-term decisions—like when to schedule your test prep—depend on […]

Getting Into Law School

You’ve already been through the college selection process and probably think you know what you’re up against as you evaluate which law schools best fit your needs and goals. Geography…cost…academic reputation…you’re familiar with these criteria in weighing your choices. But, law school selection in some aspects is more important. Your choice can have an outsize […]

Is the LSAT Required for Law School?

You’re thinking about going to law school? Great! So, how do you do it? You compile your undergraduate transcripts, get letters of recommendation, write a personal statement, and of course, prep for and take the LSAT – the Law School Admission Test. It’s a simple as that, right? Well, the tried-and-true process that law schools […]

LSAT Logical Reasoning: What is an Argument?

Logical reasoning, or LR, is one of three multiple choice questions on the LSAT. According to the official LSAT website, LSAC, logical reasoning questions test your ability to “analyze, critically evaluate, and complete arguments.” So what is an argument? An argument may be something you think of as occurring in politics (two sides arguing over […]

How to Make Deductions on LSAT Logic Games

When we hear the words “deductive reasoning” and “logic”, the LSAT immediately comes to mind. Five major types of deductions for the LSAT Logic Games make up the BLEND method for deductions.   When one or more entities in an LSAT Logic Game work together, there is a huge opportunity to make a deduction.  A […]

LSAT Logical Reasoning Practice Questions: Argument Flaws

Let’s take a close look at three actual LSAT logical reasoning questions from LSAC PrepTest 19. Try each question on your own, and then check out the explanations from Kaplan’s test experts and see if your thought process matched ours. The questions are copyrighted property of the LSAC. Without further ado:   By checking the stem first, you know […]

Do You Have What It Takes To Become a Lawyer?

As you start to explore careers in law for your future, you may find yourself asking some questions like these: What’s the job description of a lawyer? How do you become a lawyer? What type of person typically becomes a lawyer, and do you fit the bill? What are some of the different types of […]

Pre-Dental Planner: Junior Year

You may be living off campus but you still have to remember to stay on track! Don’t slack off now—you are halfway done with college but there is still much to do. Junior year is a great time to get more involved in dental activities outside of the classroom. Volunteer to work in a dental […]

Pre-Dental Planner: Sophomore Year

Congrats, you survived your freshman year (and more surprisingly, dining hall food). Now it’s time to start getting your act together. You may gain some advantages (especially socially) by being a sophomore, but you also lose the ability to get away with “freshman mistakes.” Professors are generally more understanding toward first year students. By your second […]