Entries by Kaplan Test Prep

Creating a GMAT Study Schedule

Studying for the GMAT is a serious time commitment, usually requiring two to three months or more. While most aspiring MBAs prepping for Test Day know what to study, you probably have many questions about how to study—and more specifically, how to make the appropriate time commitment. Study schedules can vary depending on several variables, […]

Top 10 Myths About Your GMAT Score

At Kaplan Test Prep, we talk to future MBAs every day, so the GMAT is a hot topic of conversation. Those conversations come with their share of myths that are just begging to be busted. It’s time to set the record straight so you know what to focus your energy on.   False. GMAT math […]

What is the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE®)?

One of the most common misconceptions held by new law students is that they can simply sit for something called the Multistate Bar Exam, and upon passing they will be able to practice law in all fifty states. This kind of misunderstanding is understandable considering the confusing moniker, but for most Bar takers, the Multistate […]

What is the MPRE® and How Should I Study for it?

Before they enter law school, most law students have heard of the Bar Exam. What they don’t necessarily know is that it’s made up of several tests. The MPRE, or the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination, is one of the exams that will be required for you to be admitted to the Bar in most states. This […]

How to Write a Law School Personal Statement

Many prospective law students can feel overwhelmed when faced with the task of writing the law school personal statement, one of the most subjective pieces of your law school application. It is easy to feel torn between what you think law school admissions officers want to read, how to make yourself sound confident without coming across […]

6 Steps to Powerful Law School Recommendation Letters

Recommendation letters play an important role in the law school admissions process—and they’re also an application component that’s out of your control once an individual agrees to write one for you. So, what can you do to help ensure your recommenders present you in the most favorable way? Here are six steps to help secure […]

How to Design Your Own Logic Games

Analytical Reasoning, or logic games… you either love them or hate them. Fortunately for you, we at Kaplan LOVE them. Let’s explore another way to expand your LSAT Test Day preparation by designing your own logic games.   Designing your own games helps you better understand how the test maker thinks. You will face the […]

LSAT Logic Games: Process and Mapping Games

On the 2016 September and December administrations of the LSAT, test takers faced the unexpected: a very rare Process Game appeared in the scored Logic Games section. Along with Mapping Games, Process Games have been an extremely rare Logic Game type that was more prevalent in pre-2000 LSATs. What better way to stress you out […]

Careers in Law: Why Become a Health Care Lawyer?

Despite a sluggish legal job market in recent years, some fields are seeing more growth than others. Health law is one of those legal fields that continues to grow. Health law runs the gamut from interpreting new legislation for employers and providers, to representing clients who were denied Social Security benefits, to analyzing rapidly evolving topics […]

LSAT Inference Questions

Sometimes, LSAT Test Day can feel as if you’re tasked with reading the mind of the author of a Logical Reasoning (LR) stimulus or Reading Comprehension (RC) passage. For example, on a practice LSAT you will see an RC question worded in this way: “With which of the following would the author be most likely […]