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Law School Admissions: A Comprehensive Checklist

Applying to law school is a long process with many steps. The earlier you start to build relationships with professors, consider what type of law you are interested in, and plan for taking the LSAT, the better. Our Kaplan LSAT experts suggest first asking yourself, what needs to be done? Get a great start by checking […]

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 […]

9 Common LSAT Reading Comprehension Mistakes

The LSAT reading comprehension section often becomes a student favorite once they start their test prep. Why? It looks familiar. We’ve all read articles similar to the passages that appear in this section, most of us have taken tests with reading comp before, and many test takers perform well without much practice. Test takers also […]

Necessary vs. Sufficient LSAT Assumption Questions

LSAT assumption questions are the backbone of the Logical Reasoning section. The argument principles underlying assumption questions form the basis of the whole shebang. It makes sense then that getting really, really good at assumptions will get us to a very good place on Test Day. So it’s time to make an adjustment to your […]

Land Your Score: Critical Reasoning Answer Prediction

One of the things I love about being a Kaplan GMAT teacher is that my students learn a method for answering every question they will face on Test Day. Having a consistent approach makes answering a high-difficulty GMAT question as simple as answering its lower-difficulty cousin. Each step is the same, the steps are performed […]

Land Your Score: When to Guess on Integrated Reasoning

The GMAT’s Integrated Reasoning section is very challenging for most test-takers. It contains 12 questions, most of which have two or three parts, and you’re only given 30 minutes to complete it. If you count up all of the individual parts as separate questions, the average IR section has roughly 24 questions. That means that if […]

Land Your Score: Number Properties on the GMAT

How long has it been since you learned about odd and even numbers? What about the differences between positives and negatives? And when did you learn the definition of an integer or a prime number? Most of us learned all of these things before we were 10 years old. But as you may have noticed, […]