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LSAC’s Update on LSAT Testing Frequency: What Does It Mean?

 

LSAC’s Update on LSAT Testing Frequency: What Does It Mean?

LSAC recently change its LSAT testing frequency guidelines so that students can take the test multiple times in succession. What does this change mean for the average LSAT taker? Read further to find out!

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Nervous About Starting 1L Year – What Should I Do?

Nervous About Starting 1L Year – What Should I Do?

It’s perfectly normal to be nervous about starting 1L year.  An approaching big change in your life is always nerve-wracking.  But one thing to remember is that everyone in your class is going to be nervous.  I remember a few months before I started I asked a friend who was going to be in my class if he was excited.  The response?  “Not really.”  Everyone feels some sort of apprehension about this new challenge.  No one really has an advantage going in as no one has ever done this before.  At the risk of sounding cliché, you’re all in this together!

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3 Tips For Logic Games Anxiety

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3 Tips For Logic Games Anxiety

Almost everyone that takes the LSAT is familiar with Logic Games anxiety. It’s that feeling of helplessness as you read through a game. Many people find themselves paralyzed by fear of not knowing how to move on. Below, I detail 3 Logic Games anxiety tips to help you maximize your score on test day!

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Logic Games Predictions for June 2017 LSAT

Logic Games Predictions for June 2017 LSAT

The June 2017 LSAT is a little under 6 weeks away! Many students are just starting to hit their strides in terms of their preparation. And for many of these students, the Logic Games section causes them the most anxiety. To help, here are my Logic Games predictions for the upcoming LSAT!

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Best LSAT Habits of Successful Students

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Best LSAT Habits of Successful Students

Regardless of how they begin, the students who do best on the LSAT inevitably share some common approaches to studying for the LSAT. Through my years of tutoring for the test, I’ve noted the qualities of those who score best on the exam, and what they did to best prepare themselves. So, here are the best LSAT habits to develop during your preparation!

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Sign up for our JD Advising Law School Prep Course!

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Sign up for our JD Advising Law School Prep Course!

Did you recently receive your acceptance to law school?  Wondering how you’re going to approach studying for your classes? Do the first-year subjects intimidate you?  If the answer to these questions is yes, then you should consider signing up for our JD Advising Law School Prep Course.

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When Is It OK To Take An LSAT Study Break?

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When Is It OK To Take An LSAT Study Break?

We’ve all hit the LSAT wall, the point where you can’t even look at another question without wanting to tear your hair out. But many students feel guilt taking time off from studying. They worry they will lose a crucial preparation edge, and push on through studying, sometimes to their detriment. So, when is it OK to take an LSAT study break?

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LSAT Timing Tips

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LSAT Timing Tips

LSAT Timing Tips: I always tell students that the LSAT has two equally challenging and important aspects: the material and timing. In fact, for many, timing is more difficult than the material. Given all day, most people who study LSAT material could score well on the test. When a person studies for the LSAT, they are actually preparing for two tests, one of which focuses on the material, and one of which focuses on timing. In that vein, here are some LSAT timing tips to help with the timing side of things!

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Sign up for JD Advising’s Newsletter To Get Updates Directly To Your Inbox!

Whether you’re preparing to take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), months away from starting law school, ready to take law school exams or beginning your bar exam preparation, JD Advising’s newsletter has something for you.  Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest information on our courses as well as strategies, tips and tactics on how to manage all things law related.  

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Why You Should Use A Private LSAT Tutor Over A Prep Course

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Why You Should Use A Private LSAT Tutor Over A Prep Course

Many students wonder whether using a private LSAT tutor or a course will help them most. In this post, we cover what a private LSAT tutor can give you that a large prep course can’t!

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The GRE: A Breakdown For Law School Applicants

The GRE: A Breakdown For Law School Applicants

Last week, Harvard announced that, as part of a pilot program, it would accept GRE scores for admission to its law school. It joins the University of Arizona as the only two accredited law schools to allow the GRE to be used in place of the LSAT. As one of the top law schools in the country, Harvard might be a bellwether for larger changes taking place in law school applications. What does this mean for the future of the LSAT, and how will it change applying to law school? And how does the GRE compare to the LSAT?

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4 Tips For Success on the LSAT

 4 Tips For Success on the LSAT

The June 2017 LSAT is not too far away! To do well, it’s best to get started now, especially if you are starting from scratch and aren’t familiar with the test. To help you get going, here are 4 tried and test tips for success on the LSAT!

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JD Advising’s Mock LSAT Exam

JD Advising’s Mock Law School Admission Test at Wayne State University Law School – May 20, 2017

Are you thinking of going to law school?  Have you been studying for and are planning on taking the Law School Admission Test (LSAT)?  If so, we recommend taking our mock LSAT on May 20, 2017 at Wayne State University Law School.   The test will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will last three hours.  It is  free to students taking the LSAT and is comprised of actual LSAT released questions.

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LSAT Logic Games Breakdown: PrepTest 80

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LSAT Logic Games Breakdown: PrepTest 80

LSAT Logic Games Breakdown: PrepTest 80: This is the start of a new series on this blog, dedicated to helping you prepare for the LSAT logic games. The idea behind a LSAT logic games breakdown is to analyze the make up of specific PrepTests to see which exams will be most helpful in preparing for your administration. We’ll review the games on specific LSATs, and let you know how good they are as a barometer for when you take the LSAT.

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Which LSAT PrepTests are Best?

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Which LSAT PrepTests are Best?

In the course of studying, many students wonder how many LSAT PrepTests they should review. Later this week, Preptest 80 from the December 2016 will be released. So, most students will have access to dozens of previous exams. For many, that’s more than they could ever hope to work through. So, which LSAT PrepTests are best for preparing for your administration? We’ll break it down by section!

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